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Global Advocacy Campaign Fellow- Habitat for Humanity International

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 15, 2022 - July 21, 2023

Application Window

December 15, 2021 - June 30, 2022

Location

  • Washington, DC

Contact Information

Shae Agee
(202) 236-8684
sagee@lutheranvolunteercorps.org

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Position Details

LVC Corps Member

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Description

We are Habitat Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) is known for its continuous efforts to pave the way for leading a brighter future for families in need. Habitat also advocates to improve access to decent and affordable shelter and offers a variety of housing support services that enable families with limited means to make needed improvements to their homes as their time and resources allow. The office of Government Relations and Advocacy (GRA) leads Habitat's efforts to advocate for systems, policies and attitudes that advance adequate and affordable housing around the world. Based in Washington, D.C., the GRA team builds the organization's advocacy capacity by providing the global Habitat network with strategic direction and support to effect change and allow Habitat to serve more families. Additionally, the GRA team maintains relationships with members of Congress, government agencies, non-profits, international organizations, and other policymakers in Washington, D.C. and around the world to inform, advocate, educate, and provide linkages to the field.
Fellowship Description As a Global Advocacy Campaign Fellow, you will join the Global Advocacy Team at an exciting point in time supporting the development and implementation of Habitat’s second global advocacy campaign, which will support our policy efforts to:
 Ensure access to adequate housing options for all,  Expand affordability through housing finance options,  Promote secure tenure rights and equitable access to land for shelter,  Enable stakeholder engagement and community participation, and/or  Foster resilient and responsive communities through housing.
This position will work directly with the Global Advocacy Campaign Senior Specialist and other staff in Habitat’s Government Relations and Advocacy Office as well across the global Habitat network to achieve successful campaign coordination and communication. You will have the opportunity to participate in and take initiative on a wide array of projects related to Habitat's international policy work and the new global advocacy campaign, including supporting campaign strategy and the development of tools and resources for the Habitat network..

We are Habitat Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) is known for its continuous efforts to pave the way for leading a brighter future for families in need. Habitat also advocates to improve access to decent and affordable shelter and offers a variety of housing support services that enable families with limited means to make needed improvements to their homes as their time and resources allow. The office of Government Relations and Advocacy (GRA) leads Habitat's efforts to advocate for systems, policies and attitudes that advance adequate and affordable housing around the world. Based in Washington, D.C., the GRA team builds the organization's advocacy capacity by providing the global Habitat network with strategic direction and support to effect change and allow Habitat to serve more families. Additionally, the GRA team maintains relationships with members of Congress, government agencies, non-profits, international organizations, and other policymakers in Washington, D.C. and around the world to inform, advocate, educate, and provide linkages to the field.
Fellowship Description As a Global Advocacy Campaign Fellow, you will join the Global Advocacy Team at an exciting point in time supporting the development and implementation of Habitat’s second global advocacy campaign, which will support our policy efforts to:
 Ensure access to adequate housing options for all,  Expand affordability through housing finance options,  Promote secure tenure rights and equitable access to land for shelter,  Enable stakeholder engagement and community participation, and/or  Foster resilient and responsive communities through housing.
This position will work directly with the Global Advocacy Campaign Senior Specialist and other staff in Habitat’s Government Relations and Advocacy Office as well across the global Habitat network to achieve successful campaign coordination and communication. You will have the opportunity to participate in and take initiative on a wide array of projects related to Habitat's international policy work and the new global advocacy campaign, including supporting campaign strategy and the development of tools and resources for the Habitat network..
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Living Allowance

$240 - $240 monthly

Benefits

Health coverage, Housing, Stipend

Additional Benefits

All Volunteers are expected to cover the cost of their own travel to the program at the beginning, and back home at the end. All housing is furnished, so Volunteers need to bring with them personal items and bedding. LVC also pays for the internet and 2 weeks of vacation. We have monthly program days and spiritual and community mentors!

Education Benefits

GED/High School Diploma

Education Requirements

GED

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

21 - 99

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Economic Security, Education & Youth, Homelessness & Housing

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Indirect "capacity building" for a direct service program

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Charter School, Child Welfare Agency, Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Disability Services Organization, Early Childhood Program, Elementary School, Health Clinic/Other Health Organization, Higher Education Institution, High School, Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, or Food Bank, National Nonprofit/Affiliate, Organization primarily serving older adults, Recreation or Youth Center, Religious Organization, School-based Nonprofit, Social Enterprise (nonprofit), Volunteer Placement Organization

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Shae Agee
(202) 236-8684
sagee@lutheranvolunteercorps.org

Hosted By

Position Details

LVC Corps Member

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