Prescription Drug Affordability Organizer

Location: Roanoake, Virginia; Fairfax, Virginia

Type: Full Time

Date Posted: 06/25/2022

Openings: 1

  • Ability to pass criminal background check and MVR (annual)
  • Valid drivers license
  • The candidate selected for employment will be required to submit to a criminal background check, motor vehicle record check, and education verification
Skills and Qualifications:

  • This is an entry or junior-level role in a small organization 
  • Prefer 1 cycle of digital and/or organizing experience but are willing to train
  • Experience with Votebuilder and/or Every Action is a plus
  • Experience (even informal or volunteer) in recruiting, training and managing volunteers
  • Strong creative problem-solving skills, and the ability to thrive in an evolving environment, with multiple potential issue priorities 
  • Must be a strong collaborator with an ability to work in groups
  • Ability to establish and adhere to performance metrics, established by the mobilization director
  • Special consideration will be given to those with experience working in or ties to Virginia


Ideal candidates will also: 

  • Care deeply about the volunteer experience and will incorporate this into every aspect of their work
  • Be committed to principles of diversity, equity and inclusion, particularly as it relates to organizing diverse communities throughout the Commonwealth
  • Be eager to think of creative ways to run issue advocacy campaigns and will maintain an open-mind to new and innovative organizing tools and tactics in order to achieve the objectives of the organization
  • Be interested in taking data-driven approaches to organizing and maintaining their professional knowledge of best-practices
  • Be passionate about storytelling and making disenfranchised and marginalized voices heard
  • Because Freedom Virginia is a new organization, ideal candidates will be flexible and adaptive as we build our program


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.

Addison Hunter

Addison Hunter

Director of Communications, Freedom Virginia

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