Looking to get more involved in progressive politics and make a real difference in the community? You can download the position description here!
This is a great opportunity to gain experience canvassing in a local race. As part of the team, you will get training in canvassing, opportunities to learn about other aspects of the campaign, and most importantly, the chance to participate directly in the local political process. If you are interested in working on a Congressional race in 2018, or even a Presidential race in 2020, now is the time to build your skills!
Campaign volunteers and interns:
Commit to 7 hours of canvassing per week, including one weekend canvassing shift through the summer (but if you can stay on through Election Day on Nov. 7th, we’ll work around your schedule after August)
Have their own transportation to and from canvassing sites
Have a willingness to be proactive and involved, but no experience required — we will train you until you feel comfortable!
Be able to stand on your feet and walk for periods of time
Attend 1.5-hour canvassing training
Campaign interns must additionally:
Commit to 2.5 additional hours of other campaign work per week, in addition to the 7 hours of canvassing per week
Work with our fundraising, communications, volunteer or field operations
Attend high-level campaign meetings, a great opportunity to help shape the campaign from the inside and build your skills
Additional advantages that come with the internship:
A titled position within the campaign!
Direct assistance in crafting your campaign work into your resume!
One-on-one career guidance from our campaign staff, which includes professional lobbyists, lawyers, policy directors and others!
Solid work experience over the summer!
Course credit, if your school offers it for campaign internships
Saturday & Sunday 10:00am-12:30pm; 1:30pm-4:00pm; 4:00pm-6:30pm
Please contact our campaign manager, Sara Gangelhoff, at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on joining our team!