Location: Roanoake, Virginia; Fairfax, Virginia
Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 06/25/2022
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Freedom Virginia is seeking two entry-level grassroots organizers to work on prescription drug affordability advocacy campaigns.
This position will report to the Grassroots Mobilization Director. The Organizers will serve as the front-line organizing faces and voices for Freedom Virginia’s . This particular program will be 100% focused on telling volunteers’ stories about the skyrocketing costs of prescription medication and finding volunteers that are willing to speak to the press, legislators, and at Freedom Virginia and partner organizations’ events. It will be the job of each individual organizer to build the volunteer base in their turf into a robust list of active volunteers that are willing to take action with Freedom Virginia.
Day to day tasks will include recruiting volunteers by making phone calls; sending emails/Peer-to-peer texts; SMS messages, etc.; and organizing group events to generate action. Organizers will work closely with the Mobilization Director to trouble-shoot digital platforms and operationalize campaign organizing tools and tactics. While the organization is remote, this position requires in person organizing work within the state of Virginia.
Compensation will be $4,000/mo + health insurance and a generous Paid Family Leave and Paid Sick Days policy.
To Apply: Please fill out this google form to submit your application. You must submit a completed application to be considered for the position. Candidates who identify as members of historically underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Special consideration will be given to candidates who currently reside in Virginia.
About Freedom Virginia:
Freedom Virginia is a Virginia-based 501(c)4 non-profit organization focused on building a Commonwealth where all Virginia families have the freedom to thrive. We are working to advance common-sense solutions that will ensure all Virginians – not just the well-connected – have access to good-paying jobs, quality and affordable healthcare, and excellent educational opportunities.