Organizing Intern (Summer 2020)

When We All Vote is a non-profit, nonpartisan organization that is on a mission to increase participation in every election and close the race and age voting gap by changing the culture around voting, harnessing grassroots energy, and through strategic partnerships to reach every American.

Launched in 2018 by co-chairs Michelle Obama, Tom Hanks, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Janelle Monae, Chris Paul, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, When We All Vote is changing the culture around voting using a data-driven and multifaceted approach to increase participation in elections.

SUMMARY

WWAV is seeking an intern to join its Mobilization Team to help inspire and manage our growing national volunteer base. This is a paid ($15/hour), three month (end of May – August) position, located in Washington, DC. Successful candidates will have a positive and professional attitude, and an open-minded approach to operating within a dynamic organization.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Assist in preparing volunteer leaders to register, educate, and mobilize their communities to vote though peer-to-peer organizing tactics, digital organizing tactics, and training webinars.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current undergraduate student, preferably a rising third or fourth year, majoring in political science, political communications, or relevant field
  • Availability to work 35 hours per week 
  • Strong understanding of the current digital media landscape, including social media trends and culture
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, as well as multitask
  • Strong communication, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work with diverse individuals and communities with varying perspectives
  • A passion for civic engagement, especially voter registration, turnout, and voting rights

TO APPLY

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected] with the subject line Organizing Intern – Summer. The cover letter should be concise, compelling, and include why you would like to work for When We All Vote. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

When We All Vote is an equal opportunity employer and it is When We All Votes’ policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis.