Job Type

Part Time Temporary


Minimum: $15.00
Maximum: $15.00
Details: Organizing Interns are compensated at $15 per hour, including a stipend for phone and transportation.




United States


New Virginia Majority is looking to hire an organizer intern for its Asian American Pacific Islander Civic Engagement (ACE) Collaborative to recruit, engage, and develop Asian American Pacific Islander members, leaders, and community-based leadership teams, and conduct political education trainings to increase AAPI participation in the electoral process. The ACE Collaborative community organizer will work to advance Pan-Asian narratives of Chinese, Filipinx, Korean, South Asian, and Vietnamese experiences and issues to ensure AAPI leadership and voices are represented in Virginia.


  • Build independent political power for NVM and our partners through developing sustainable civic engagement programs, particularly in AAPI communities
  • Build strong relationships and identify and develop leaders into clear membership roles through direct voter contact including knocking on targeted doors.
  • Timely and aggressive follow up with leads generated by field efforts including one-on-one meetings, house visits and other methods of grassroots outreach.
  • Manage regular membership meetings with a standing agenda and supporting new leaders to facilitate meetings geared towards peer engagement and immediate activation.
  • Create actions, trainings, events and mobilization opportunities in communities and campuses to activate volunteers, members and activists.
  • Track engagement of members and activists at various events in database.
  • Coordinate with senior staff to support ongoing issue and electoral campaigns.
  • Perform other duties as required.


  • Committed to New Virginia Majority’s mission of social, racial and economic justice.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Strong commitment to civic engagement, community organizing and building power of underrepresented Asian communities through canvassing, phone banking, and other methods of grassroots outreach.
  • Ability to work in non-English speaking communities; Ability to speak Asian languages is a plus.
  • Enjoys meeting and interacting with new people, and people of all background and identities.
  • Ability to develop and maintain a variety of relationships on multiple levels.
  • Self-motivated; works well both independently and on a team. Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to take direction and constructive feedback.
  • Driver’s license and access to a car.
  • A minimum one-year commitment to the position.
  • Experience organizing immigrant communities is preferred.


Organizing Interns are compensated at $15 per hour, including a stipend for phone and transportation.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to with the position name and preferred location in the subject header.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Due to the high volume of applications, we are not able to respond to applicants whose candidacy is not being pursued. No phone calls please.


New Virginia Majority (NVM), Virginia’s leading civic engagement organization, builds power in working-class communities of color across the Commonwealth. We organize around issues of racial, economic, and environmental justice year-round through political education, intensive leadership development, mobilization, and mass-scale voter outreach. We fight for a Virginia that is just, democratic and environmentally sustainable. We are an equal opportunity employer.