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Position title
Campaign Volunteer
Description

Joycelyn Taylor (Taylor for 2021) is currently accepting applications for volunteers. The Taylor For 2021 Volunteer Program is designed to give substantial real-life exposure to campaign politics on a local level. We're not just fighting to get Joycelyn Taylor elected, we're fighting to refocus the NYC political system to actually work for you.  We are looking for hard-working, motivated candidates who are interested in politics and fundraising. 

 

Benefits of the Taylor For 2021 Internship Program?

  • An opportunity to work day to day with campaign staff who are passionate about rethinking government and breaking free of traditional constraints.
  • Receive first hand experience with the ins and outs of how mayoral campaigns are run and how they function
  • Strengthen your understanding of the political process and prepare for future political opportunities
  • Cultivate meaningful skills while forming lasting connections

 

Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Learning Objectives:

Volunteers may work in all departments, including: political, policy, phone canvassing, operations, scheduling, digital, and more. They will assist with department-specific work related to increasing the capacity and fulfilling project-related tasks. Generally, no more than 25% of a Volunteer’s time will be spent on administrative tasks.

  • Donor research.
  • Canvassing
  • Outreach & Prepping for campaign events.
  • Conducting follow up from fundraisers.
  • Helping in various administrative and staffing needs for the campaign.
  • Other responsibilities as needed.
  • Data input and management.
Qualifications

Qualifications: Who are we looking for?

  • Hardworking, motivated, passionate future leaders interested in gaining experience and involvement in Democratic politics.
  • Students majoring in policy, politics, government, or other relevant coursework, in addition to those majoring in all other courses of study; however, non-students are encouraged to apply.
  • Those who have immediate availability and the capacity to intern for at least 5-15 hours per work
  • Those who can be available for evening or weekend work, and those who are available during normal business hours
  • Prior campaign or fundraising experience, while not necessary, is a plus.
  • Proficiency in Google Drive, Docs and Sheets.
  • Must live in the New York City area.
Job Benefits

Volunteers can expect to learn:

  • Volunteers will gain unique insight into New York’s political processes. 
  • Critical thinking skills.
  • Research and Data management skills.
  • An understanding of the skills and knowledge needed for professional success.
  • An understanding of how political campaigns operate.
  • And more.
Employment Type
Volunteer
Beginning of employment
ASAP
Industry
Politics
Job Location
Brooklyn, 11238, USA
Remote work from: New York, USA
Date posted
September 1, 2020
Valid through
November 30, 2021
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Position: Campaign Volunteer

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