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Legislative Coordinator for West Virginia
Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) is seeking qualified volunteer Legislative Coordinators in every state to engage U.S. political leaders on human rights issues. Legislative Coordinators work with Amnesty members and advocacy staff to lobby Members of Congress and other key officials on legislation and initiatives to safeguard rights and protect people at risk. State Legislative Coordinators advise activists in their state on advocacy tactics and issues, and build networks to win legislative successes.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Keep current on AIUSA’s legislative priorities.
  • Maintain regular contact with Members of Congress and their staff regarding human rights issues. Provide information, and seek their support on key votes.
  • Coordinate and inspire advocacy efforts by Amnesty activists in your state.
  • Lead workshops and other initiatives to build the lobbying skills of people in your state.
  • Help garner media and social media coverage on AIUSA legislative issues.
  • Forge strategic alliances with other organizations where appropriate to help advance AIUSA legislative initiatives or human rights priorities.
  • Work collaboratively with Amnesty members, staff and other volunteer leaders to grow and strengthen the organization’s capacity
Find more details and/or apply at: https://www.amnestyusa.org/take-action/volunteer/legislative-coordinator/

Applications accepted until the position is filled.
Vacancy announcement expires December, 2023.
 
Position: Legislative Coordinator for West Virginia
Organization: Amnesty International USA
Location: ,  WV 
United States
Salary: Volunteer
Posting Start Date: 8/9/2022
Date Posted: 8/9/2022
Requirements
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Must be based in West Virginia. 
  • Two year requirement
  • Experience lobbying elected officials in-person.
  • Experience with grassroots organizing and coalition building.
  • Ability to lead training workshops.
  • Familiarity with international human rights standards.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
IMPORTANT NOTES
  • Applicants may not be employed by a political organization, the United States government, or any foreign government.
  • Applicants must be based in the United States.
  • Applicants must be registered to vote in the United States if eligible.
  • Legislative Coordinators should also be members of AIUSA. Income waiver is available upon request.

Find more details and/or apply at: https://www.amnestyusa.org/take-action/volunteer/legislative-coordinator/

Applications accepted until the position is filled.
?Vacancy announcement expires December, 2023.
Status: This listing expires on: 11/7/2022
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