The Long Term Care Community Coalition (LTCCC) is hiring an intern for the summer and fall semesters. This individual will have the opportunity to support LTCCC’s research and outreach on issues relating to long-term care and to bolster LTCCC’s advocacy for nursing home residents through our website, NursingHome411.org. The position is paid.
The Long-Term Care Policy Intern is expected to commit to 25-29 hours weekly (remote) in the summer and continue in a part-time role in the fall semester. Scheduling is flexible.
Application Process: Please send your resume, cover letter, and two short writing or work samples (10-page maximum) to firstname.lastname@example.org with “LTCCC Intern Application: [Your Name]” as the subject. Please send applications by May 6, 2022, for first consideration. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. If you need accommodations for the application process or any aspect of this position, email Executive Assistant Sara Rosenberg at email@example.com.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills;
- Passion for health equity;
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel; and
- A desire to learn and develop professionally.
- Bonus qualifications: Video, sound, and photo editing.
- Policy and legal research;
- Data entry and analysis;
- Social media outreach;
- Development of education and advocacy materials; and
- Meetings with advocates, policymakers, and government agencies.
LTCCC is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing quality, dignity, and justice for long-term care consumers, such as residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities. We accomplish our goals through research and analysis of long-term care law, policy, and data, as well as through advocacy and education of media, policymakers, and the general public.
The Long Term Care Community Coalition:
- Identifies shortcomings in the delivery of long-term care;
- Researches issues impacting care of elderly and disabled individuals;
- Develops policy recommendations; and
- Actively engages government agencies, elected officials, and the general public in discussion and action on the needed changes.