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Jobs at NHPCO

The National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) is an energetic, fast-moving, nonprofit organization whose vision is a world where individuals and families facing serious illness, death, and grief will experience the best that humankind can offer and whose mission is to lead and mobilize social change for improved care at the end of life.

We are a dedicated group of innovative thinkers who are committed to excellence, appreciate and foster a sense of humor, and embrace change and team play as essential to success. We care about the work we do and the difference that we make. This is your chance to make a difference, too. We are seeking result-oriented people — talented, strategic, and innovative team players who have an unwavering commitment to excellence in all they do.

Job opening at NHPCO

ASSISTANT, GRASSROOTS ADVOCACY

This is a 6-month contract position, with the option to renew by mutual agreement.  The Assistant, Grassroots Advocacy position reports to the Manager of Grassroots Advocacy and the Vice President of Public Policy. Under their guidance, this position will be responsible for maintaining and expanding the Hospice Action Network’s Grassroots database and will assist with Hospice Action Network events and registration.  This includes the possibility of assisting the Manager of Grassroots Advocacy with the education of the hospice community’s grassroots advocates.

Essential Duties include the following:

  • Maintenance of the HAN grassroots database, including:
    • Logging of HAN-to-advocate and advocate-to-MOC interactions.
    • Logging of Lobbyist interactions with Congressional Offices.
    • List cleaning, record upkeep, and other admin functions within Grassroots Database.
    • Setting up of action alerts & blast emails within Grassroots Database.
  • LDA filing:
    • Both quarterly reports for NHPCO and ½ yearly LD-203 reports for NHPCO Lobbying team.
  • Assisting with maintaining the HAN website.
  • Assisting with registration for NHPCO HAN events:
    • Work with design department and NHPCO registration to ensure all HAN collateral and registration processes are in place.
    • Answer questions about registration status and ensuring attendance at prerequisite webinars, hotel room booking, etc.
  • Answering basic questions that come in from ‘at-large’ grassroots advocates via email or web form.
  • Assisting with video editing and management, and the Hospice Action Network social media accounts.
  • Ordering supplies for HAN events

Competencies for this position include the following:

An understanding of data entry and database architecture, with an eye for detail. A demonstrated ability to work on multiple concurrent projects is vital.  Excellent organizational, writing, editing and communication skills are essential to this position. Basic HTML knowledge required (tables, embedding, etc.). Basic video editing (iMovie) and social media skills a plus.

Bachelor’s degree preferred in a Communications or Public Policy-related field, along with one to three years’ experience in a Congressional office or campaign, membership organization, or non-profit, with experience in grassroots outreach and online communications; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.  Advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite is required, with online grassroots platform management and membership database systems (particularly Aristotle and Avectra) experience preferred.  Also needed is the ability to work extended hours during peak times and the ability to maintain an appropriate level of online connectivity outside of normal work hours.

To apply, send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to hr@nhpco.org.  Please reference “Assistant, Grassroots Advocacy” in the subject line.  Principals only / no phone calls please. Only candidates selected for interview will be notified.

NHPCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer


NHPCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is the largest nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the United States.  Our mission is to lead and mobilize social change for improved care at the end of life, and we envision a world where individuals and families facing serious illness, death, and grief will experience the best that humankind can offer.

Founded in 1978, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is the largest nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the United States. The organization is committed to improving end of life care and expanding access to hospice care with the goal of profoundly enhancing quality of life for people dying in America and their loved ones.

Founded in 1990, the National Hospice Foundation envisions a world where everyone facing serious illness, death, and grief will experience the best that humankind can offer.  NHF supports NHPCO’s quality and research initiatives; hospice and palliative care provider education activities; consumer engagement and caregiver services; and global hospice partnerships.

Founded in 1999 as the Foundation for Hospices in Sub-Saharan Africa, FHSSA was created to generate support for African organizations that provide home-based hospice and palliative care to those who are dying of HIV/AIDS. Launched in March, 2014, Global Partners in Care is the reimagined, redesigned and re-inspired organization that was formerly known as FHSSA.  Global Partners in Care is a nonprofit affiliate of NHPCO with a mission of building partnerships to enhance compassionate care globally.  

Founded in 2007 as the Alliance for Care at the End of Life, the Hospice Action network is a nonprofit affiliate of NHPCO.  HAN provides a more aggressive and comprehensive advocacy and lobbying voice that serves the entire field and, ultimately, one of America’s most vulnerable populations – those nearing the end of life.