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National Volunteer Program Organizing Manager

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood

Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024
Planned Parenthood is the nation’s leading provider and advocate of high-quality, affordable sexual and reproductive health care for all people, as well as the nation’s largest provider of sex education. With more than 600 health centers across the country, Planned Parenthood organizations serve all patients with care and compassion, with respect, and without judgment, striving to create equitable access to health care. Through health centers, programs in schools and communities, and online resources, Planned Parenthood is a trusted source of reliable education and information that allows people to make informed health decisions. We do all this because we care passionately about helping people lead healthier lives.
Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that supports the independently incorporated Planned Parenthood affiliates operating health centers across the U.S. Planned Parenthood Action Fund is an independent, nonpartisan, not-for-profit membership organization formed as the advocacy and political arm of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. The Action Fund engages in educational, advocacy, and electoral activity, including grassroots organizing, legislative advocacy, and voter education.
The National Volunteer Program Organizing Manager will manage volunteers as part of the National Volunteer Program at PPFA’s national office and is tied to the 2024 Election Cycle. You will work in close coordination with PPFA/PPAF/ PPVotes team to develop content and programming to mobilize and train volunteers to take action with volunteer teams. Priorities will include developing and facilitating volunteer training, building an online community for volunteers nationally, and communicating with new volunteer prospects and leads for sexual and reproductive healthcare campaigns and elections.
This role is expected to begin in June 2024 and end in December 2024.
Purpose: National Volunteer Program Organizing Managers manage the daily volunteer-facing operations of PPFA’s National Volunteer Program (NVP). The Associate Director of the National Volunteer Program, who manages each digital organizing manager, sets the call cadence, calls-to-action, policy priorities, and overall strategy for the NVP. National Volunteer Program Organizing Managers run the program and engage volunteers to meet campaign goals related to policy priorities and calls-to action.
Delivery: In consultation with the Associate Director of NVP, National Volunteer Program Organizing Managers:
● Lead the process of recruiting, training, and mobilizing online volunteer teams.
● Recruit volunteers, absorb volunteer interest, and mobilize volunteers via multiple online platforms.
● Mobilizes supporters to contribute both to long-term efforts and rapid response campaigns on birth control, abortion access, sex ed, healthcare, and reproductive health and cross-movement
issues like gender justice, voting rights, racial justice, gun violence prevention, and more.
● Work alongside local Planned Parenthood advocacy and political organizations for 2024 general election to do direct voter contact tactics such as leading weekly phone banks and text banks.
● Train and coach supporters on how to organize, mobilize, and build long-term power.
● Support volunteers to complete weekly volunteer activities and tasks.
● Work with PPFA/PPAF/ PP Votes digital organizing leadership to break down overall goals into smaller goals, develop timelines and work plans, and produce reports to tell the story of the
program’s progress.
● Supports engagement of virtual volunteers in in-person activations in states or in DC as needed at direction of the National Organizing Director.
● Utilize digital tools such as Hustle and Signal to recruit, organize, and continuously engage a distributed volunteer network.
● Create innovative engagement strategies to motivate volunteers in an online organizing environment.
● Create a welcoming and affirming culture that supports the growth and success and volunteer teams, volunteer leaders, and volunteer prospects.
● Analyze weekly to monthly reports to track progress toward goals and work with the Associate Director of NVP and Senior Director of Digital Organizing to implement adjustments as needed.
National Volunteer Program Organizing Managers work directly with PPFA, PPAF, and PP Votes volunteers daily. They also collaborate with team members in the Organizing, Partnerships, and Constituencies teams to bring content expertise to volunteer trainings and calls. National Volunteer Program Organizing Managers engage with the PPFA’s Digital Fundraising and Supporter Engagement Teams around the volunteer experience and pipeline, as well as PPFA’s Communications team to ensure strong messaging alignment when working with volunteers.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs):
● Experience running field or virtual organizing programs, volunteer training, or volunteer management.
● Experience working in advocacy, social justice, and/or electoral campaigns with volunteers.
● Expertise in setting goals and deadlines and coaching staff to meet goals or deadlines.
● Strong data analysis skills, and the ability to read a report and incorporate learnings and
● Understand and/or be willing and able to develop skills in the following platforms: VAN voter
database software, Signal, Hustle, Slack, social media platforms (Instagram, TikTok), and Google
● Ability to work a flexible schedule, including semi-regular evenings and occasional weekends required.
● Ability to engage with multiple stakeholders, and communicate clearly and often.
● Strong interpersonal skills, including building relationships and engaging with new people.
● Maintain a positive, can-do, and solutions-oriented attitude in tough situations.
● Flexible and self-motivated to identify priorities and complete work.
● Knowledge of and commitment to progressive causes and progressive management practices.
Travel: 0 - 25% domestic
Total offer package to include generous vacation + sick leave + paid holidays, individual/family provided medical, dental and vision benefits effective day 1, life insurance, short/long term disability, paid family leave and 401k. We also offer voluntary opt-in for Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Transportation/Commuter accounts.
We value a truly diverse workforce and a culture of inclusivity and belonging. Our goal is to attract qualified candidates and encourage applications from all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We're committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.
PPFA participates in the E-Verify program and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Roles that are denoted as NYC, DC, or both will work a hybrid schedule, requiring 2-3 days per week in the office unless the role is denoted as onsite, which requires working onsite full time or 5 days per week.