Statewide Coordinator for Youth Voter Registration

Job Type

Full Time
Temporary

Salary

Details: This is a temporary position paying $3,500 per month.

Published

08/03/2018

Start Date

08/13/2018

Application Deadline

08/10/2018

Address

Shorewood
Wisconsin
United States

Description

Wisconsin Statewide Coordinator for Youth Voter Registration


POSITION: MARCH ON, 50 Miles More, and National School Walkout are looking for personable and energetic organizers with a strong passion for civic engagement and the youth-led gun violence prevention movement. The Statewide Coordinator will work with field staff to register 1,500 young adults over a 3 month time period. This is a temporary position that will have a huge impact on our communities! All candidates must have access to reliable transportation.


REPORTS TO: 50 Miles More Executive Director and Project Manager


Location: Flexible

Term: Immediately through November 2018

Compensation: $3,500 monthly salary


RESPONSIBILITIES: Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Assist in the hiring of 3 young adult district organizers (primarily high school students)
  • Lead training of 3 organizers
  • Design state field plan to register and pre-register 18-24 year olds to vote in Wisconsin in Congressional Districts 1,7 and 8 through canvassing, community events, and high school on-campus events
  • Guide 3 organizers to coordinate network of high school volunteers to meet voter registration targets
  • Act as the statewide point person for national staff
  • Report weekly on statewide registration data from field staff
  • Other duties as assigned


QUALIFICATIONS:


  • Strong commitment to the youth-led Gun Violence Prevention Movement
  • Experience using VAN/Votebuilder as an administrator
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively to meet all goals and deadlines
  • Must be highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Willingness to coach and train staff on tools and the patience that requires
  • Must maintain confidentiality of all aspects of our work and consistently model professional best practices
  • Must be able to pass a background check


TO APPLY: Please send resume and earliest available start date to penelope@wearemarchon.org with the subject line “Wisconsin Statewide Coordinator - [your name]”.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity and expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, and members of other historically disenfranchised groups are especially welcome and encouraged to apply.



Benefits

This is a statewide position that will require some travel, but allows for remote work.

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

penelope@wearemarchon.org
http://wearemarchon.org/

Please provide your resume, a brief cover letter, and two professional references.


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