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The Fund for Global Health

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We are seeking constituents of U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R) ranking member of the Senate subcommittee that funds foreign aid, to join our work. Our Advocacy Fellows secure meetings with Congressional staff and produce virtual town halls to speak to their legislator directly. Fellows often produce background research and other relevant topical research projects based on need to supplement our knowledge base.

This is an outstanding role for volunteers interested in global health and international development, as well as those interested in grassroots advocacy to Congressional representatives! We are a welcoming team meeting virtually twice a week. Additionally, we offer Fellows the opportunity to hear from leaders in global health once a month during our national zoom meeting! Despite the virtual nature of this fellowship, our fellows have tangible, real-world impact on the Congressional appropriations process that translates into lifesaving outcomes in the most vulnerable parts of the world.


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No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About The Fund for Global Health

Location:

Johnnie Dodds Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464, US

Mission Statement

The Fund for Global Health is a non-partisan, non-profit aid and advocacy organization, the activities of which include working with Congress on policy improvements and increased funding for selected U.S. global health and humanitarian aid programs. For more information, go to: www.fundforglobalhealth.org

Description

We are a national grassroots advocacy organization that has worked with others to secure tens of millions of dollars in additional Congressional appropriations for lifesaving global health programs funded by the United States government. Currently, the Fund for Global Health and other TB advocates are asking the Biden Administration to launch a Global Tuberculosis Initiative, including a request to Congress for $1 billion in FY 22 for USAID’s TB account.

We are seeking constituents of U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R) , ranking member of the subcommittee that funds foreign aid, to join our work. Our Advocacy Fellows secure meetings with Congressional staff and produce virtual town halls to speak to their legislator directly.

This is an outstanding role for volunteers interested in global health and international development, as well as those interested in grassroots advocacy to Congressional representatives! We are a welcoming team meeting virtually twice a week. Additionally, we offer Fellows the opportunity to hear from leaders in global health once a month during our national zoom meeting! Despite the virtual nature of this fellowship, our fellows have tangible, real-world impact on the Congressional appropriations process that translates into lifesaving outcomes in the most vulnerable parts of the world.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Health & Medicine
Politics

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

(32.82349,-79.85208)
 

SKILLS

  • Research
  • Internet Research
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • meet virtually twice per week with team (~half hour meetings), may have additional meetings outside organization, work in addition to meetings total: 5-10 hours per week.

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