Villers Fellows will be given the opportunity to work on a variety of health care justice issues during their year-long tenure. The Villers Fellow works as a full-time policy analyst in Families USA's Health Policy Department. The Fellowship is based in the Families USA office in Washington, D.C. and is designed to provide the fellow with a national perspective on health care justice work. The goals of the Villers Fellowship Program include: helping achieve Families USA's goal of guaranteed, quality, affordable health care for all; developing a network of young leaders who share a passion for social and health care justice; and inspiring Villers Fellows to continue to work for health care justice throughout their lives. Villers Fellows will work on a variety of health care justice issues and develop and understanding of the federal legislation process. They will also be exposed to different advocacy strategies, including producing analytic reports, disseminating effective messages through the media, successful coalition building, and e-advocacy techniques.
Villers Fellowship for Health Care Justice
- Deadline: January 10, 2012
- One Villers Fellow is selected each year for a one year commitment (August-July)
- Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to social and health care justice advocacy following their year of hands-on experience as a fellow
- Villers Fellows must commit to mentoring at least one person at some point over the course of their careers
- Expect 150-200 applicants to apply for this year's fellowship
Visit the Villers website for qualifications and procedures relating to the application process.
- Fellows receive a competitive salary (approximately $38,000)
- Health care benefits.