We are currently accepting New Team Coordinator applications for our 2017-2018 campaign year!

You can apply to lead a new team at your University by reading the following description, and filling out the application by May 20, 2017. 

Note: Though we'd love to expand internationally, we are currently only accepting applications for U.S. based PIH Engage Teams. 

Team Coordinator Requirements:

  1. Available in current city/town during the next three semesters (through fall 2017)
  2. Able to commit to 8-10 hours per week minimum
  3. Attend full Training Institute in Boston, starting at 9am Friday, August 12 and ending around 4pm Sunday, August 14, 2016 (limited need-based financial aid is available for those who apply)
  4. Able to an online training module over summer 2016 for new Team Coordinators
  5. Attend twice-monthly coaching calls with PIH Engage staff throughout the year
  6. Attend online training webinars throughout the year (usually scheduled for weeknights at 9pm EST)
  7. Have established network of potentially interested individuals in the location in which you will be organizing
  8. Passion for advancing the movement for global health equity, and a drive to persist through significant challenges

Responsibilities:

Strategy

  1. Work with National Team to create year-long campaign strategy
  2. Build a leadership team committed to executing the strategy
  3. Set clear fundraising, advocacy, and community-building goals and campaign milestones to meet those goals
    • Typical team goals include $5,000 raised during a campaign year, meetings with Congress, and recruitment goals based on your area. 
  4. Interface with key community leaders and work with them to contribute to the campaign goals, as needed

Leadership

  1. Build a team consisting of at least an Advocacy Lead, Fundraising Lead, and Community-Building Lead in addition to your role as a Team Coordinator
  2. Plan and execute at least twice-monthly team meetings that move the group towards its goals
  3. Hold leadership team members accountable for their commitments
  4. Take responsibility for enabling teams to accomplish shared goals

Communication/Feedback

  1. Be available and in communication with the National Team via email and phone/Skype throughout this summer
  2. Link team to the broader movement and ensure team participation in national webinars
  3. Consistently prepare for critical discussion on team progress with National Team during twice-monthly coaching calls
  4. Facilitate team communication on ongoing progress
  5. Contribute consistent feedback to the National Team about progress, challenges, and successes