Published 19 days ago

Data Entry Specialist

Remote, Work must be performed in Kentucky, US


Job Type:Contract / Freelance
Start Date:August 12, 2024
End Date:November 9, 2024
Application Deadline:July 3, 2024
Compensation:USD $28 / hour


Kentuckians For The Commonwealth (KFTC) is hiring! We seek to hire several part-time Data Entry Specialists to work an average of 20 hours/week from August 12 to November 9, entering key data related to paper petitions and voter registrations. 

(Note: We are also advertising other part-time positions, including for Community Event Canvassers, and Democracy Champions. You may apply for more than one role.) 

Position Title:  Data Entry Specialists 

Hours: part-time, expected to average 20 hours/week. Actual hours worked may vary week-to-week between 5 and 30 hours, depending on the amount of data available to be entered.

Duration: August 12-November 9, 2024

Pay: $28 / hour


Locations include, but are not limited to: Louisville, Lexington, Bowling Green, Covington and NKY area, Richmond/Berea, Frankfort, Shelbyville, Georgetown, Danville, Morehead, Prestonsburg / Pikeville, Hazard, Corbin / London, Hopkinsville, Madisonville


Who We Are

KFTC is a grassroots organization with thousands of members and a dozen chapters across Kentucky organizing for racial, social, healing, and economic justice, a healthy environment, and an honest democracy. We believe in the power of community organizing – people working together to achieve common goals. It’s a long-term approach that focuses on building and exercising power, especially among people affected by injustice, to improve the quality of life for all. 

KFTC has built up a powerful infrastructure to foster democratic values in our state - through tactics such as targeted voter registration, educating on candidate stances, voter mobilization, training candidates, endorsing candidates, and changing laws to make more space for democracy.

We engage in this work to create an authentic, participatory Democracy, which is needed to create the life Kentuckians deserve.  We want to make elected officials more responsive to Kentuckians as a whole.  We also seek to create an environment in which better candidates will run and get elected.  

KFTC’s grassroots leadership recently adopted the following description of what we are working to be and achieve together over the next ten years:

  • 2031 Vivid Description: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth is a collective light, leading the way to a thriving, joyful, intergenerational, multi-cultural society where people are free from oppression and where equity, health care, and racial, economic, and social justice exist for everyone. We are a beloved community, where all people are connected and affirmed through healthy relationships, and dedicated to achieving mutual liberation.
  • 2031 Audacious Goal: Guided by Black, Indigenous, People of Color and impacted communities, we will recruit, equip, and activate a network of 100,000 members and partners across all 120 counties to dismantle racism and all systems of oppression, to develop a robust democracy and transform the future of Kentucky.

Specifically, you will:

  • Learn. You will participate in a paid orientation day, focused on KFTC and our data processes.
  • Enter data accurately and swiftly. You will enter data into our online database from petition forms and voter registration cards, maintaining confidentiality, safeguarding data, and taking time to patiently transcribe contact information that might not be neatly written.  
  • Ensure all voter registration cards are protected and turned in safely and promptly, according to procedures.
  • Comply with organizational rules and procedures, including legal and COVID guidelines.
  • Contribute to a culture of mutual respect, support, accountability, appreciation, good working relationships, and constructive communication with your supervisor, co-workers, and volunteers.
  • Be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and willing to take other precautions (including masking indoors when at a KFTC office) to keep our members, staff, and the public safe.
  • Other duties as assigned


We’re looking for people who are:

  • Committed to racial justice, anti-colonialism, equity, inclusion and democracy
  • Committed to the mission and values of KFTC
  • Reliable, organized, and responsive. Able to ask for help when needed.
  • Able to follow procedures and instructions with a high degree of accuracy and minimal supervision. 
  • Committed to safeguarding confidential or sensitive voter data and information.
  • Self-directed, confident, capable
  • Collaborative, patient, hopeful
  • Introspective and committed to lifelong learning with a strong, ever-growing, and intricate knowledge of self.
  • Able to prioritize self-care for the purpose of collective care, as it is intrinsically tied to the energy infused in the work.

What Else You Should Know

  • You will be required to participate in a paid, in-person orientation starting on August 12 in Lexington, and other virtual training sessions in your first week.
  • This position offers $50 / month to compensate for a cell phone that you use for work, and provides reimbursement of $.46 / mile if you use your own vehicle for authorized work. 
  • You must have access to a reliable computer and internet access.
  • You will be supervised by a KFTC staff leader and may work independently and/or in close collaboration with other KFTC organizers.
  • KFTC is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage BIPOC people, Kentuckians with felonies in their past, women, and LGBTQ individuals to apply for open positions.

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth (KFTC) is hiring! We seek to hire several part-time Data Entry Specialists to work an average of 20 hours/week from August 12 to November 9, entering key data related to paper petitions and voter registrations…


Work must be performed in Kentucky, US
Associated Location
PO Box 1450, London, KY 40743, United States

How to Apply

How to apply

  • Please complete this online application before July 3 at midnight.
  • To ensure that all qualified applicants are fairly considered for these roles, KFTC is not requiring that applicants submit a cover letter or resume. Please take your time with the application and tell us about yourself and your interest in and qualifications for this role. We don’t care about your grammar. We want to learn what’s important for us to know about you.  
  • We’ll be scheduling interviews starting July 8.
  • If you have questions about this position please email and put “Data Entry Specialist” in the subject line.

How to apply

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