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Consumer Voice Hiring Program-Policy Specialist

September 17, 2019

The Consumer Voice is seeking a Program-Policy Specialist to work with staff and the Executive Director in the development and implementation of programmatic, legislative, and regulatory activities affecting long-term care consumers nationwide.


  • Serve as primary staff support to several grant-funded programmatic initiatives (conduct research, writing, program development, communications, strategic planning, and project management).
  • Inform, educate, and provide technical assistance to the Consumer Voice network about existing or proposed federal laws, regulations, and policies pertaining to long-term care, services, and supports and their impact on long-term care consumers.
  • Conduct development duties as support to the Executive Director and other staff, including preparing grant reports for funders and assisting in grant writing for new funding.
  • Provide support for federal and state legislative and regulatory policy activities.  This may include data collection, research, writing white papers/issue briefs, contacting consumers and advocates with leadership on issues, and drafting communications. Assist in outreach efforts and growing the Consumer Voice grassroots network.
  • Provide written and oral updates and reports to Consumer Voice staff, members, and committees as directed.  Assist in the development and dissemination of periodic information bulletins, updates, newsletter articles, social media content, and action alerts to keep consumer advocates and other stakeholders involved and knowledgeable about important issues and information. This may include developing and updating advocacy/education materials.  Develop presentations and conduct trainings.
  • Interact with other organizations at the state and national levels and represent the organization’s interests as directed. This may include participation on conference calls, lobbying visits, in-person meetings, and attendance at conferences.
  • Other duties as assigned, including supervision of interns, other staff, or consultants.

For further requirements and how to apply, click here.

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