Florida Voter ID Coalition Coordinator


Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $60,000.00
Maximum: $60,000.00

Published:

03/28/2018

Address

Orlando
Florida
United States

Description

VoteRiders Central Florida Voter ID Coalition Coordinator


Overview

VoteRiders, a six-year-old 501(c)(3) nonpartisan nonprofit, is the first and leading organization focused solely on voter ID.


Our nonpartisan state-targeted program model consists of a four-legged stool. The seat is the Central Florida Voter ID Coalition Coordinator. The four legs are: on-the-ground grassroots and community organizations, local election and other government officials, pro bono lawyers (both within and outside the state), and trained volunteers.


Our support of these efforts includes traditional and social media; educational assets such as VoteRiders’ wallet-sized Florida Voter ID Information Cards in English and in Spanish, Florida Voter ID Guide, Voter ID Month (or Week or Day) Toolkit, volunteer t-shirts, banners, handouts and posters; and reimbursement for documents (e.g., certified copy of a birth certificate, a FL driver’s license to replace an out-of-state license) and transportation costs (to and from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles) for low-income voters.


The Central Florida Voter ID Coalition Coordinator will serve as VoteRiders’ Central Florida-based liaison.


Primary Responsibilities

·      If not already, become an expert in Florida’s voter ID law

·      Identify and establish nonpartisan partnerships with grassroots and other organizations to support voter ID outreach and assistance

·      Document stories, visually and otherwise, of at-risk voters, including the steps taken to obtain an acceptable ID

·      Facilitate and coordinate communication between VoteRiders and collaborating organizations

·      Recruit and conduct possible trainings for Voter ID Coalition volunteers

·      Maintain database, including numbers and demographics of interactions with voters and the above-mentioned four legs of the stool

·      Secure local and statewide media coverage

·      Research and target other areas where opportunities exist for voter ID outreach


QUALIFICATIONS

·      Lives in Orange County, Florida

·      Two years’ experience in grassroots organizing in Florida or Puerto Rico

·      Spanish language skills preferred

·      Existing connections in Central Florida Puerto Rican community preferred

·      Highly self-motivated and -directed

·      Strong affinity for voting rights, networking and building strategic relationships

·      Experience with or willing to learn digital storytelling methods  

·      Experience and ability to work with diverse and at-risk communities

·      Demonstrated ability to manage details, resourcefully solve problems and follow through with minimum direct supervision

·      Access to vehicle and auto insurance; has a driver’s license; willing to travel intrastate


About the Organization

VoteRiders is a nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to ensure that all citizens are able to exercise their right to vote. VoteRiders informs and helps citizens to secure their voter ID or proof-of-citizenship if required by a state’s voter registration law as well as inspires and supports organizations, local volunteers, and communities to sustain voter ID education and assistance efforts, including to secure required underlying documents.


Compensation

VoteRiders’ full-time Central Florida Voter ID Coalition Coordinator will be paid  $5,000/month.

VoteRiders’ Equal Employment Opportunity Policy


VoteRiders is committed to diversity among its staff. VoteRiders is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions at VoteRiders are based on our mission and program needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or any other legally protected basis. VoteRiders will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. 


Application Procedure

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter and contact information for three references to info@VoteRiders.org. Include in the subject line: your last name and Central Florida Voter ID Coalition Coordinator. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Level of Language Proficiency

QUALIFICATIONS

·      Lives in Orange County, Florida

·      Two years’ experience in grassroots organizing in Florida or Puerto Rico

·      Spanish language skills preferred

·      Existing connections in Central Florida Puerto Rican community preferred

·      Highly self-motivated and -directed

·      Strong affinity for voting rights, networking and building strategic relationships

·      Experience with or willing to learn digital storytelling methods  

·      Experience and ability to work with diverse and at-risk communities

·      Demonstrated ability to manage details, resourcefully solve problems and follow through with minimum direct supervision

·      Access to vehicle and auto insurance; has a driver’s license; willing to travel intrastate 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

info@voteriders.org

http://www.voteriders.org

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter and contact information for three references to info@VoteRiders.org. Include in the subject line: your last name and Central Florida Voter ID Coalition Coordinator. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


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