Become a chapter leader

Are you passionate about the Right Care movement? Do you want to learn leadership and organizing skills that will make a real difference in the health of your city?

The Right Care Alliance is now accepting applications for chapter leaders to take charge of local organizing efforts, including recruitment, planning events for the national campaign, and leading Right Care Action Week events.

Be a leader for Right Care in your region – Apply Now!

Description of position

As a chapter leader, you will receive training in how to build and expand a chapter, community organizing strategy, planning meetings and protests, and public speaking. You will then have the opportunity to implement these valuable skills in campaigns to make health care affordable, accessible, and accountable to community members.

Term: One year starting January 1, 2018
Commitment: 15-20 hrs/month

Responsibilities:

  • Attend a leadership training over MLK weekend on January 13-15, 2018 in Boston, MA
  • Keep track of recruitment metrics on a monthly basis and submit progress reports to the RCA Steering Committee
  • Build a team of core members to support the chapter, delegate tasks appropriately
  • Be the local representative for Right Care Action Week by planning and keeping track of chapter events
  • Be the local leader for the RCA national campaign by planning, promoting, and implementing events in your city
  • Write and send out monthly chapter newsletter, with assistance from RCA staff
  • Lead a monthly call with national staff and a monthly call with other chapter leaders

Benefits:

  • Training in organizing, leadership, public speaking, social media and other skills
  • Opportunity to build connections to clinician and patient advocates
  • Have an impact and be a leader in the fight to lower drug prices
  • Gain knowledge about health care policy issues
  • Some funding for stipends may be available to low-income activists

Application Details

Apply for the chapter leader position through this Google Form. The deadline for applications is November 17th, so apply soon!

We are looking for two chapter leaders in each city. Applicants can apply in pairs or on their own. Preference will be given to large metropolitan areas with medical infrastructure. 

You do not need to have previous organizing experience to be a chapter leader, just an enthusiasm for right care, a willingness to learn new skills, and a belief in the power of people working together.

Apply Now

Questions? Contact Stephanie Aines at saines@lowninstitute.org or 617-992-9332

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