2018 Voter Turnout Fellows (Multiple locations)

Job Type

Full Time
Temporary
Contract

Salary

Details: Stipends will range from $1,500 to $2,500 for the 6-week period.

Published

07/20/2018

Start Date

09/18/2018

Application Deadline

08/30/2018

Address

Los Angeles
California
United States

Description

Progressive Turnout Project (PTP) seeks Voter Turnout Fellows this Fall to be part of the Blue Wave and help us elect Democratic candidates in House and Senate races across the country. This is a great opportunity for people of all backgrounds with a passion for politics to be trained in the tactics and techniques necessary to become experienced political organizers. 


Voter Turnout Fellows will participate in a comprehensive training, then be placed on one of the most targeted campaigns nationwide to help increase voter turnout and elect more Democrats to office. The ideal candidate is eager to learn and comfortable engaging voters face-to-face about the critical need of voting in this midterm election. 


No prior experience is needed. Full and part time opportunities are available in multiple cities across the U.S.


Responsibilities will vary by Campaign, but typically includes:

  • Recruiting and training volunteers to support Campaign activities and events.
  • Engage with likely voters via door-to-door canvasses, phone banks, and text messaging apps.
  • Meet daily and weekly campaign goals and submit reports to Campaign staff and PTP.
  • Represent the Campaign at community events in the district.
  • Participate in weekly calls for coaching and feedback.

Required Qualifications:

  • Passion for electing Democrats and progressive candidates.
  • Comfortable talking to voters door-to-door and/or over the phone.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and goals.
  • Commit to working a minimum of 24 hours a week leading up to the November 6th election.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Comfortable with technology (cell phones, e-mail, social media).


Compensation: 

  • This is a PAID fellowship. 
  • Stipends will range from $1,500 to $2,500 for the 6-week period (based on commitment and experience)


**Applications received by August 15, 2018 will receive the highest priority. Please specify which state you would like to work in.**


About PTP

Progressive Turnout Project is a grassroots Political Action Committee with a single mission: get Democrats to the polls. PTP designs, tests, and executes specialized voter turnout programs targeting inconsistent Democratic voters in the most competitive districts in the country. In the 2016 cycle, the group raised more than $5 million from more than 93,000 donors and ran programs in 19 congressional races.


PTP is committed to building a staff that reflects the diverse communities that make up our country and the progressive movement. PTP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and it is PTP’s policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to age, color, creed, disability, economic status, ethnic identity, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

https://hire.withgoogle.com/public/jobs/turnoutpacorg/view/P_AAAAAADAABDA4qSwGfbpUv?trackingTag=idealist

Please apply ONLINE at https://hire.withgoogle.com/public/jobs/turnoutpacorg/view/P_AAAAAADAABDA4qSwGfbpUv?trackingTag=idealist.


Applications received before August 15, 2018 will have the highest priority.


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