Medical Students for Choice (MSFC) is seeking a Student Organizer to join our team. MSFC is a global non-profit training tomorrow’s abortion providers and pro-choice physicians.
Primary responsibilities: The Student Organizer ensures the continued growth and vitality of MSFC by ensuring the student organizing program remains strong. They are responsible for the daily management of member communications, technical assistance to members, ensuring adequate funding for chapters, and other membership support activities.
The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of organizing experience and a commitment to MSFC’s mission.
Chapter Leadership Development
Work with student leaders throughout the year to ensure proper planning and preparation for an orderly leadership transition for each chapter.
Evaluate current methods of leadership transition to ensure effectiveness and identify any opportunities for new strategies to be tested.
Alongside other Student Organizing staff, ensure leadership transitions at 90% + chapters per year.
Support implementation of the Experienced Student Leader program, providing a meaningful role for members in their clinical training years.
Support for Membership Activity
Respond to member communications to ensure that members feel supported and empowered.
Manage daily email communications with a defined portion of MSFC medical student activists. The standard is a response within 24 hours when possible.
Monitor chapter activity and provide targeted support.
Engage students expressing interest in forming a chapter through onboarding and targeted support to foster their success.
Highlight the work of MSFC’s membership through supporting the creation of member’s blog posts to the MSFC blog.
Ensure the integrity of the Student Directory and email groups by maintaining student contact records.
Collaborate with the Student Organizing team to assess support and engagement strategies on their effectiveness.
Support students interested in curriculum reform and connect them to resources at every stage of the process, from indicating interest in beginning curriculum reform to implementation.
Ensure members’ efforts are adequately funded by processing chapter reimbursements in accordance with MSFC guidelines.
Membership Resource Development
In partnership with the Student Organizing team, develop educational guides (aka “event guides”) that can be used as resources for chapter activities (organizing, curriculum reform, recruitment, etc.). Evaluate the effectiveness of these guides in achieving MSFC’s objectives.
Together with the Student Organizing team, ensure that the Student Leader Handbook is updated at least annually and is a useful tool for student leaders.
Manage an extensive inventory of educational resources, ensuring that the inventory adequately meets the needs of the chapters.
Ensure that resources are sent and received by members in a timely manner.
Build upon current strategies, including blog posts, social media, and listserv posts, to promote MSFC resources to chapters.
Work with other staff to ensure that the MSFC website is a useful tool for student groups.
Manage funding grants for overseas chapters.
Compensation: The salary for this role is $45,000.
100% premium coverage for health insurance including dental and vision
100% premium coverage for disability and life insurance, including an Employee Assistance Program
Retirement 403(b) plan offering matching and discretionary contributions
Medical Students for Choice is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our members and employees. We strongly encourage Black people, Indigenous people, people of color, women, LGBTQ+ people, elderly people, formerly incarcerated people, and people with disabilities to apply. Even if you don’t meet 100% of the specific requirements listed above, or if you achieved these requirements through unconventional channels, we encourage you to apply. To learn more about MSFC, visit us online at msfc.org.
Please submit a resume and cover letter addressing your commitment to improving abortion access by February 25, 2023. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $45,000.00 per year
Employee assistance program
Paid time off
Monday to Friday
COVID-19 considerations:Employees currently work remotely. Our office is located in Philadelphia and staff may have the option to work in person if desired.
organizing: 1 year (Preferred)
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