ABOUT PLANNED PARENTHOOD
At Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio, you will find an organization that supports both your professional goals and your personal passions. We strive to create a workplace where you feel valued and empowered to be more than just an associate, but also a change-maker. Go to work each day feeling like what you’re doing matters. Because really it does!
Compensation is competitive and Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio offers a comprehensive and flexible benefits program. It has been designed to provide you and your family valuable resources to protect and enhance your health and financial security.
Why Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio…
- 100 Years of providing safe accessible & affordable health care
- We utilize a team centered approach to patient care
- Opportunity to assist in leading the growth of our primary care services
- 360 Approach – Impact our communities through high quality health care, education and public policy
- In This Together – Bringing associates together and fostering an inclusive culture
- 100,000+ Patient visits to our health centers in 2019
- A progressive health organization committed to adhering to medical standards well above national requirements
- We fight every day to provide safe, high quality and affordable health care to everyone – no matter what.
Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio (PPGOH) and Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio (PPAO) boasts a grassroots infrastructure across the state which works to defend and promote reproductive freedom. The Regional Field Manager coordinates and implements a field organizing program designed to increase the number of reproductive health activists in a multi-county region. The advocacy issues include family planning, contraceptive equity, and access to emergency contraceptives, comprehensive sex education and access to abortion.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES
- Recruits supporters, action network members, online activists, and volunteers. Facilitates trainings for volunteers of PPAO or members of the general public who want to dedicate their time to advocacy.
- In conjunction with education and development, builds upon existing relationships and creates new partnerships with allied organizations to strengthen PPGOH/PPAO visibility, credibility, and effectiveness in the community.
- Manages volunteer phone banking, canvassing and advocacy event recruitment.
- Organize and recruit volunteers for direct actions, lobby days, and electoral work to hold elected officials and decision makers accountable.
- Works with members of campus (Planned Parenthood Generation Action) programs to train and support volunteer advocates and monitors progress of campus chapter goals.
- Recruits patients and volunteers to participate in the Patient Advocate Program and to share their reproductive health and education stories.
- Coordinates with external affairs team to participate in community outreach events, health fairs, and speaking and education engagements.
- Tracks and records work across region using NGP VAN voter and volunteer database.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- This position includes time spent organizing and advocating on behalf of both PPGOH and PPAO in 501(c)3 and 501(c)4 capacities.
Supervises volunteers, interns, and fellows in a multi-county region as needed.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty and responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or equivalent required
Previous experience in grassroots campaigns. At least 2 years of experience in campaigns or non-profits working with community members and volunteers preferred.
Strong spoken and written communication skills. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers, clients, supporters, or employees of organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Ability to take decisive action.
OTHER SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
- Interest in reproductive health care, rights and social justice issues. Commitment to reproductive freedom and to the mission, goals, and objectives of PPGOH and PPAO.
- Excellent communication (oral, written, presentation, and image) skills and the ability to move people to action.
- Excellent time and project management skills. Ability to coordinate several simultaneous projects and events.
- Strong computer skills, including database and internet proficiency.
- Ability to work professionally in an often tense environment.
- Ability to function well as a team member, especially on a remote team.
- Ability to communicate professionally with individuals of diverse backgrounds in a non-judgmental manner.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise sensitivity in dealing with clients sexuality and reproductive healthcare choices.
- Ability to build and maintain positive and productive relationships.
- Must be self-directed with ability to work collaboratively and independently.
- Must be able to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid drivers license and proof of automobile insurance is preferred but not required. Access to reliable transportation is required.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical ability to continuously talk, feel, and hear. Also requires frequent standing, walking, reaching, sitting, grasping, and handling small objects. Occasionally requires fingering, bending, and stooping, and rarely requires repetitive motions of the hands/wrists or feet, kneeling, or climbing. Must be able to occasionally lift and carry up to 50 lbs. Requires the ability to use a computer including keyboard, multi-key telephone, during peak activity periods work in excess of 7.5 hours per day and/or 37.5 hours per week and move throughout the facility.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands and fingers to handle or feel. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk, and hear.
Job involves evening and weekend hours, early morning meetings, contact with hazardous materials, frequent interruptions, and may occasionally involve travel to multiple sites. May require on-call status. Work often takes place in an office environment but is not limited to this setting.