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ORGANIZATION: The J Healthcare Initiative

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OVERVIEW

The J Healthcare Initiative, a globally renowned non-profit organization, is actively seeking passionate, committed, and driven students for our College Chapter program. As a volunteer, you will have a unique opportunity to support the J Healthcare Initiative's mission, which aims to advocate for expanded legal-prescription access to a range of regulated opioids and stimulants to reduce the harms associated with toxic, unregulated illegal drugs.

to proceed please submit your resume and brief cover letter to volunteer@j-initiative.org

RESPONSIBILITIES

As a College Chapter Volunteer, you will:

1. Facilitate free harm-reduction workshops to educate the campus community about health and wellness.
2. Advocate for full spectrum harm-reduction and promote the J healthcare Initiative at your institution.
3. Organize fundraising events to raise critical funds and awareness for harm reduction and individualized treatment options.

  1. Facilitate educational workshops to raise awareness about the benefits of legal-prescription access to regulated opioids and stimulants.
  2. Advocate for full-spectrum harm reduction and promote the J Healthcare Initiative's mission at your institution.
  3. Organize events to raise critical funds and awareness for expanded access to safe, regulated drugs and individualized treatment options.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Enrolled in a college or university
  • Passionate about drug policy reform and harm reduction advocacy
  • Capable of maintaining confidentiality and professionalism
  • Ready to serve one academic year at a minimum (encouraged to serve longer)

BENEFITS

By joining the J Healthcare Initiative as a College Chapter Volunteer, you will not only help with our efforts to reduce drug-related harms but also reap numerous benefits for your personal and professional development, including:

  • An official letter of recommendation after one year of service, certifying your skills, contributions, and commitment.
  • Opportunities to build networks with healthcare professionals, drug policy experts, and harm reduction advocates, providing invaluable exposure and connections.
  • Gain hands-on experience in advocacy, public health, event management, and community service related to drug policy reform.

We at the J Healthcare Initiative believe that volunteering is not just about making a difference in the world, it's also about growing as an individual. By volunteering with us, you'll gain experiences and make connections that will last a lifetime.

Take a step towards making a difference and building a healthier, safer world. If you think you're the right fit for this position, we'd love to hear from you.

To apply, please submit your resume and a brief letter of interest to volunteer@j-initiative.org. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
The J Healthcare Initiative is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for volunteer positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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About The J Healthcare Initiative

Location:

138 E HASTINGS ST, Vancouver, 4 V6A 0E6, CA

Mission Statement

The J-Initiative is a registered non-profit organization based Canada. Our organization advocate with peers to innovate the substance use healthcare. We believe that everyone deserves access to safe and effective healthcare, regardless of their drug use.

Description

We were one of the organizations that managed to convince the Commission in Narcotic Drugs to include harm-reduction framework in their resolutions. We build an infrastructure for legal prescription access to opioids and stimulants for people at risk for illicit drug poisoning.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Health & Medicine
Advocacy & Human Rights, Children & Youth, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations New York, NY 10017

(40.75198,-73.96978)
 

SKILLS

  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Program Management
  • Advertising
  • Fundraising
  • Networking

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Be dependable

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