Applications due by April 15, 2022 for priority consideration. Interviews will be conducted late April. 14-week term begins May 23rd and ends August 28th.
At 5.5 hours per week over 14 weeks, Phonebank Fellows will assist staff and volunteer phonebank leaders on two virtual phonebanks each week for Sister District’s endorsed state legislative candidates. This program is designed to prepare aspiring organizers for staff and volunteer roles on campaigns and electoral-focused field programs. Through trainings, weekly cohort calls, and valuable hands-on experience, Fellows will learn how to be a great phonebank trainer, how to run an excellent phonebank program, and will help elect Democratic candidates in 2022. The specific work schedule is flexible. Pay is $15/hr for a total $1,155 stipend.
Upon successful completion of the program, Fellows may be offered the opportunity to stay on through the remainder of the election as a GOTV fellow.
In collaboration with Organizing Department staff, Fellows will:
This position is focused on voter contact and volunteer capacity-building through personal connection and conversation. If you are interested in learning more about campaigns or looking for an opportunity to have an outsized impact on local elections, please apply! We’re looking for applicants with:
Please send your resume and cover letter as PDF doc attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line “Phonebank Fellow.” Format the file titles as follows: 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. Please discuss in your letter:
Applications due by April 15, 2022 for priority consideration.
Sister District’s 70+ volunteer teams provide grassroots (usually remote) 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.
For other opportunities for groups and individuals, check out Sister District Affiliates, Student Opportunities, and our State Bridges program.
For non-partisan research based opportunities, please check out the Sister District Action Network led by Dr. Mallory Roman!
Sister District values a multicultural, diverse working environment. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are welcomed and encouraged to apply.