Interviews will be conducted in August 2022 for an 11-week term beginning August 29th. Deadline to apply is July 24th.
“The work I am doing with Sister District gives me an opportunity to engage with others who share my goals of electing Democrats and improving the lives of millions of Americans. With each and every phone call, I had a chance to share that opportunity with our volunteers.”
At 5.5 hours per week over 11 weeks, Fellows will assist Organizing Department staff supporting capacity development and volunteer recruitment for teams nationwide. Fellows will learn and hone vital organizing skills with the support of seasoned campaign operatives with a combined three decades of experience in advocacy and electoral organizing. All work is performed via remote communication using Google Suite, phone, Zoom conference calls, Slack, email, and text. The specific work schedule is flexible. Pay is $15/hr for a total $907.50 stipend.
Sister District’s 70+ volunteer teams provide grassroots field and fundraising support to progressive state legislative candidates to build Democratic majorities at the state level. We continue to build robust and effective teams to maximally help elect candidates in 2022. Fellows have a significant role to play.
In collaboration with Organizing Department staff, Fellows will:
All mandatory calls will be scheduled using a Doodle poll to accommodate fellow availability:
Specific campaign experience is not required – if you are a people person who wants to become an organizer, or an organizer who wants to improve your recruitment and team-building skills, we encourage you to apply. We are seeking applicants who are strong writers and copy-editors, good listeners, enjoy meeting new people, and do well talking on the phone. Applicants should be patient, diligent and flexible, able to build personal connections, and ready to deliver compelling messages that are uniquely tailored to each volunteer. Most of all, applicants must be passionate about helping individuals become activists. Must be fluent in Google Suite (e.g., Google Sheets, Google Docs).
TIME COMMITMENT & LOGISTICS
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firstname_lastname_stateofresidenceabbreviation_cover and firstname_lastname_stateofresidenceabbreviation_resume, e.g. Neal_Morgan_OR_cover & Neal_Morgan_OR_resume. Your cover letter will in itself be a writing sample.
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Sister District values a multicultural, diverse working environment. Our Racial Equity statement is available on our About Us page at https://sisterdistrict.com/about-us. Applicants of diverse backgrounds and marginalized identities are welcomed and encouraged to apply