Humane Action Pittsburgh (HAP) organizes actions for members to take, including, but not limited to, writing letters and making calls to representatives. This position supports this process by agreeing to contact the legislators for whom they are a constituent in support or opposition of various bills as directed by HAP leadership.
Purpose of the Position * Educate legislators on local, state, and federal issues pertaining to animal welfare * Build support or opposition in government for target bills * Convey to legislators that animal issues are important to their constituents and should be a governmental priority
Duties and Responsibilities * Contact local, state, or federal representatives regarding bills, as directed by HAP leadership. This contact may be through phone calls, emails, letters, or petitions. * Follow-up with legislative offices regarding support or opposition * Report to HAP leadership with results and findings * Help build team of fellow constituents
Skills and Qualifications * Excellent communication skills -both written and spoken * Ability to do some independent research * Basic computer literacy * Able to work in friendly, professional, and non-partisan manner * Ability to meet deadlines
OUR VISION is a world without animal suffering where all beings are treated with compassion. OUR MISSION is to advance the protection of all animals by empowering people to affect change through education, policy, and community action.
SET THE STANDARD By educating the community on the most pressing animal issues of our time and recommending common sense solutions that decision-makers rely on, we set the standard in animal protection. We advance our cause with proven methods -progress over perfection, changing course when needed, being prepared, and staying well connected.
BUILD TRUSTED RELATIONSHIPS Effective advocacy happens by building relationships grounded in cooperation and a shared vision. HAP values inclusivity and professionalism.
FOSTER EMPOWERMENT We set high expectations and achieve them by working with exceptional people who bring their wide array of talents and passion for animal well-being. In order to develop a free and creative culture, we respect the opinions and ideas of others. We are committed to our team and fulfilling our mission by supplying the tools for individuals to become remarkable leaders and advocates.
CREATE COMMUNITY We are stronger together. Collaborating with colleagues, sponsors, legislators, and community leaders, we find that animal protection is well within reach.
DELIVER RESULTS We establish ambitious, clearly defined goals, and work in a systematic manner to realize our objectives and create positive outcomes. We measure our success by our ability to protect animals.
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.