About the job
Please read before applying. This is an unpaid volunteer/internship ad. A weekly commitment of 8-10 hours is expected. Must be US based.
Who are we?
HERA Inc is a US-registered non-profit organization whose mission is to improve decades-old healthcare practices among the worldwide refugee population with non-cumbersome, no- red tape, easy and free-to-use healthtech and blockchain technologies. One of our products is a mobile health platform that helps refugees access vaccination and pregnancy care through their mobile phones. We connect them to the existing services in the host country. Our work has been published and demonstrated to work for the Syrian refugee population in Turkey.
While the primary fieldwork has been in Turkey, we are now expanding to other countries, including refugee-accepting states in the US.
P.S.: We are also open-sourcing the project to give it to the world for free!
Who works at HERA?
HERA is a multidisciplinary team, we are governed by a board consisting of financial, organizational, and healthcare professionals. Our team is located all over the world, working together to support HERA’s mission. The PA will need to be culturally competent.
The Work Culture at HERA
HERA Inc. is a fully remote, flexi-hour company. The requirement is to work up to 10 hours a week, depending on project needs. Whether you work 4 hours on some days or 1 hour a day, it is up to you. We trust you will be accountable, responsible and disciplined in ensuring progress to release new product features, updates and even crazy new ideas to maximize impact on the refugee population.
One-minute video on our work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXzHJoRRiRY and the HERA App: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBiP-FHHeCs&t=8s.
About the position: Program Assistant
To coordinate HERA programs with a US-based team, including the Program Manager and CEO. Will be required to meet bi-weekly with the PM and CEO. Communicate between HERA teams and keep track of ongoing program work. Set up internal HERA Zoom meetings as needed. Coordinate effective and timely delivery of the HERA digital health activities in the US Coordinate administrative tasks: Tracks program tasks, maintains communication and manages timeline throughout a project, and performs administrative duties as needed. Communicates with the PM on deadlines and missing tasks. Organize project tracking: track and highlight project progress that can be used for future projects: Such as grants and social media content. Help create and maintain organizational flow-chart for HERA projects. Contribute to project management through research and editing. Organize HERA materials (published/unpublished) via Google and Trello Social media tasks: Works with the social media team and PM to coordinate and brainstorm and create social media content. Periodically checks in on social media content to track engagement. Works with PM on Quarterly Newsletters: sourcing information, editing, proofreading. Fills in for PM when needed: board meetings, CEO meetings etc. The over-encompassing goal for any volunteer at HERA is to work towards helping more refugee women access healthcare and prevent amenable deaths and disease.
Must be based in the US, have reliable internet and access to a computer and phone.
Knowledge of Social Media content creation and planning, specifically posting and monitoring social media platforms.
Previous experience with Google Workplace, and Zoom.
Some prior experience with grant applications, and/or working with non-profits is a plus but not required.
Some prior experience working for refugee-specific organizations, or health-based organizations is a plus but not required.
The program assistant will have the opportunity to work on programmatic papers and grant applications. The program assistant will also have the opportunity to connect and work with people from multiple countries and have exposure to global health planning and practice in the field. Previous employees have been undergrad or grad students who focus on applying to master or doctoral degree programs in public health, global health, refugee studies etc. We are an organization focused on healthcare access, previous healthcare experience is helpful but not essential.
Ready to build bold, new, products that will change lives and become a well-loved product among the worldwide refugee population? Send your resume to [email protected]