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NEW RIVER ABORTION ACCESS FUND

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The New River Abortion Access Fund is in need of a media/public relations volunteer for our communications team. We're an all-volunteer grassroots organization based in Blacksburg, Virginia. The team gets together for monthly meet-ups on Zoom. Slack and G-suite are used for communication and collaboration between meetings.

Responsibilities:

  • Help develop a network of media contacts and outlets in the New River Valley, Roanoke, and other areas of Southwest Virginia.
  • Pitch NRAAF-related stories and updates to media contacts and outlets.
  • Create and distribute press releases.
  • Develop a document of talking points, bios, and background information.
  • Occassionally help with fundraising appeals, newsletters, and social media.
Time commitment: 3-5 hours per week.

Qualifications: Public relations experience. Contacts and relationships within the local media community.

The New River Abortion Access Fund provides financial assistance and practical support to low-income abortion patients in Southwest Virginia. Abortion is still legal, but it is not always accessible. Help us fund abortion and build collective power.

To learn more, visit our website at https://newriverabortionfund.org. Sign up to volunteer at https://bit.ly/nraafvolunteersignup.

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About NEW RIVER ABORTION ACCESS FUND

Location:

PO BOX 10701, BLACKSBURG, VA 24062, US

Mission Statement

We fund abortion and offer practical support such as transportation and lodging in order to break down barriers to abortion access in Southwest Virginia.

Description

New River Abortion Access Fund is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization that provides financial assistance and logistical support to low-income women who are seeking abortion services. The abortion fund serves Montgomery County, Giles, Floyd, Pulaski, Radford, Roanoke, and rural Southwest Virginia. Requests for funding are collected on our toll-free helpline and funding is sent directly to the clinic. Transportation is provided for patients who need help traveling to and from their appointment.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Health & Medicine
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Public Relations
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Journalism
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 3-5 hours per week.
  • Public relations experience. Contacts and relationships within the NRV/Roanoke media community.

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