Position Overview:

The primary vehicle for Partners In Health’s (PIH) movement-building work is “PIH Engage,” a network of volunteer community organizers who form teams across the United States, Mexico, and Peru. The Senior Community Organizer will help form a small team committed to building a movement for the right to health through PIH Engage’s advocacy, fundraising, and community building campaigns in the United States. They will be primarily responsible for coaching and training  existing PIH Engage teams as well as the recruitment and onboarding of new team coordinators in communities where teams do not currently exist. Initially, the Senior Community Organizer will work closely with the Manager of Grassroots Strategy, the Grassroots Advocacy Coordinator, and a volunteer Network Leadership Team, and, over time, may have the opportunity to take on significant additional responsibility.


  • Strengthen the capacity of PIH Engage teams in the United States (50%)
    • Create systems to develop leadership of over a dozen volunteer coaches and several dozen volunteer team coordinators
    • Lead these systems by providing necessary coaching, training, and communications to diverse constituencies
  • Grow the PIH Engage network in the United States (30%) 
    • Refine and lead the implementation of PIH Engage’s recruitment and onboarding plan
    • Represent PIH to external audiences, including at conferences, in university settings, and other contexts
  • Develop and execute campaign strategy (20%) 
    • Design PIH Engage’s fundraising and community building campaign structure by collecting and analyzing input from PIH Engage volunteers and synthesizing it with PIH’s organizational priorities 
    • Lead PIH Engage teams and coaches to generate new levels of resources and broaden our base of donors to support the mission of Partners In Health
    • Develop training materials, presentations, and work plans to increase the knowledge base and capacity for PIH Engage teams


  • At least 5 years of experience community organizing, movement building, or large-scale volunteer mobilization programs in a professional or volunteer leadership capacity
  • Experience delivering training and coaching to varying group sizes (one-on-one, small groups, 100+ people) 
  • Ability to effectively lead others toward shared purpose in a complex, fast-paced environment, with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience running grassroots fundraising campaigns
  • Experience running grassroots advocacy campaigns and supporting volunteers, interns, and staff
  • Team player with the ability to deliver on projects within a deadline
  • Be able to handle diverse and frequent challenges with poise, care, and strategic efficacy
  • Passion for the movement for health as a human right and interest in social justice
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, especially via phone, email, and video conferencing
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel and PowerPoint in particular), Zoom, and other video conferencing software



Organizational Profile

Partners In Health (PIH) is a non-profit, global health organization that fights social injustice by bringing the benefits of modern medical science first and foremost to the most vulnerable communities around the world. PIH focuses on those who would not otherwise have access to quality health care. PIH partners with the world’s leading academic institutions to create rigorous evidence that shapes more sound and all-inclusive global health policies. PIH also supports local governments’ efforts to build capacity and strengthen national health systems.

As of today, PIH runs programs in 11 countries (Haiti, Peru, Rwanda, Mexico, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Malawi, Lesotho, Russia, Kazakhstan, Navajo Nation), where it provides direct care to millions of patients, through public facilities and community engagement.

Partners In Health (PIH) is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. It is the policy of PIH not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, sex and gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.  PIH works in and with a number of governments in and outside the U.S., and to the extent applicable, this statement is intended to incorporate the prohibition of any unlawful discrimination covered by applicable laws in such countries, states and municipalities. 

Partners In Health participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.