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ORGANIZATION: CENTER FOR HUMANE ECONOMY INC

Position Overview

The Center for a Humane Economy (CHE) 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 CHE 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 re presentatives regarding bills, as directed by CHE leadership. This contact may be through phone calls, emails, letters, or petitions.
* Follow - up with legislative offices regarding support or opposition
* Report to CHE leadership with results and findings
* Hel p build team of fellow constituents

Training Requirements
CHE will provide the training necessary for this position. Training may be
done in person or over Zoom and should take approximately 30 minutes.

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

Time Commitment Required
Approximately 2 hou rs per month.
Location
The work can be done remotely.

Benefits to the Volunteer
* Know you are key to making a difference in the betterment of animals by educating legislators on important animal - related issues
* Take your passion for animal protection and put it into action
* Be a valued CHE team member
* Build your volunteer resume and develop communication and research skills

What Volunteers Can Expect from CHE
* Support of HAP leadership and members
* Respect and appreciation for your contribution and input

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About CENTER FOR HUMANE ECONOMY INC

Location:

PO BOX 30845, BETHESDA, MD 20824, US

Mission Statement

The Center is the first non-profit animal welfare organization that focuses on influencing the conduct of corporations to forge a humane economic order.

Description

We need not accept the idea of routine cruelty in agriculture, entertainment, wildlife management, or any other part of our economy and culture. Together, by adopting new standards through political channels and reinforcing what business leaders are doing and ready to do, we can create a new normal when it comes to our human relationship with animals.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Justice & Legal
Politics
Animals, Justice & Legal, Politics

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • 2 hours/month

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