Be a Fellow in Ohio
April 23, 2014
About the Fellowship
Fellows for Get Covered America will work closely with staff, volunteers, and partners to get uninsured Ohioans up to speed on the opportunity to enroll in affordable, quality health insurance made available by the Affordable Care Act.
All fellows will talk with consumers about the opportunity to enroll in new health coverage options made available by the Affordable Care Act, recruit and train volunteers, and collaborate with partners to get the word out about the new health coverage options. While all fellows will share core responsibilities, fellows will also have the opportunity to gain more advanced skills by participating one five program tracks:
Enrollment Assistance – fellows will work directly with consumers who need health coverage to walk them through the application process in a one on one setting. This is a great opportunity for candidates who have great interpersonal skills, are comfortable with technology and health policy, and are passionate about expanding access to health coverage to all Ohioans.
Grassroots Organizing – fellows will communicate with consumers about their new health coverage options, recruit and train volunteers on how to communicate with consumers about their new health coverage options, and collaborate with partners to conduct outreach and in-reach. This is a great opportunity for candidates who are strong communicators, and passionate about expanding access to health coverage.
Data & Special Projects – fellows will help our team conduct research, generate lists and reports to help guide outreach, create internal memos and resources for staff, and assist with other projects. This is a great opportunity for candidates with strong analytical and logical skills and strong written communications skills.
Communications & Digital Organizing – fellows will help develop each state’s social media presence; collect stories; draft and edit press releases, advisories, talking points and statements; etc. This is a great opportunity for candidates with strong writing skills, and experience using Twitter and other social media services.
Constituency Outreach and Partner Engagement – fellows will work with partners and key community institutions to do outreach to specific populations such as community college students, faith communities, small businesses, etc. Fellows will also regularly work with consumers and volunteers. This is a great opportunity for candidates who have strong ties to a particular community and an interest in working with diverse partners, volunteers, and consumers.
This is an unpaid position. Applications are requested by August 31. After August 31 applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Click here to apply.
Want to learn more? Register to join our national call on Friday, August 22.
About Get Covered America
Get Covered America is a project of Enroll America, a non-profit, non-partisan, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to maximizing the number of uninsured Americans who enroll in health coverage made available by the Affordable Care Act. Get Covered America is working at the national, state, and local levels to make this happen.
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