We are currently accepting New Team Coordinator applications for our 2016-2017 campaign year!

You can apply to lead a new team at your High School by reading the following description, and filling out the application by May 15, 2016. 

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 school for the full school year (September 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017)
  2. Able to commit to 3-5 hours per week minimum
  3. Attend full Training Institute in Boston, starting at 9am Friday, August 12 and ending around 4pm Sunday, August 14 (limited need-based financial aid is available to those who apply, chaperones required for minors under 18)
  4. Attend an online training module over summer 2016 for new Team Coordinators
  5. Able to attend twice-monthly coaching calls
  6. Must have 1 dedicated faculty advisor, expected to attend twice-monthly coaching calls with student leader
  7. Attend online training webinars throughout the year (usually scheduled for weeknights at 9pm EST)
  8. Have established network of potentially interested individuals in the location in which you will be organizing
  9. Passion for advancing the movement for global health equity, and a drive to persist through significant challenges

Responsibilities:

Strategy

  1. Work with PIH Engage 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
  4. Interface with key community leaders and work with them to contribute to the campaign goals

Activities

  1. Hold, at minimum, twice monthly meetings/discussions using the PIH Engage Global Health Curriculum
  2. Plan, at minimum, two advocacy actions throughout the year (for example, hosting a call-in day where people contact their Congressional offices on a specific topic)
  3. Hold a "Strides in Solidarity" 5K run or walk-a-thon in spring 2017 at your school.

Communication/Feedback

  1. Be available and in communication with the National Team via email and phone/Skype throughout summer 2016
  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

Adviser Expectations:

  1. Join twice-monthly coaching calls with national team
  2. Assist student club in booking spaces, navigating technical issues, and accountability
  3. Be in attendance at events held by the students throughout the semester
  4. Help recruit new, passionate students to the cause every year
  5. It is highly encouraged for advisers to attend the 2016 Training Institute in Boston from August 12-14, 2016