I wish I had a nickel for every time someone told me “I want to join the Alliance of Professional Health Advocates because I’m good at advocacy, I’ve done it for years for friends and family, and now I just want figure out how to get paid for it.”
Honestly? Sometimes those words make me want to scream, because I know they will never make that leap.
The problem is, no matter how simple the answer, no matter how many opportunities they have – the majority of people who can make that statement will never be paid for independent advocacy work.
The answer is actually very simple (it’s only four words!), and is provided below.