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Western Washington Organizing & Legislative Fellowship

Available: (Flexible) January – May 2019

Reports to: Organizing Director

Hours: 5-10 weekly; with occasional weeknight and Saturday availability

Compensation: Unpaid

Location: Western Washington (Seattle, Tacoma, Vancouver, Bellingham, Olympia, etc.)

 

NARAL Pro-Choice Washington is a grassroots, political advocacy organization that works across the state to advance reproductive freedom, including abortion, affordable contraception, safe and health pregnancies, and paid parental leave. With our 40,000 members, we focus on mobilizing our base to effect meaningful change.

 

NARAL seeks an organizing fellow to join our team this legislative session to assist in membership engagement, legislative research, and targeted campaigns to resist Trump’s anti-choice agenda. This fellowship will be a hands-on position designed for fellows to gain exposure to issue-based advocacy while making critical contributions to the expansion of reproductive freedom WA state.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Engagement with NARAL activists via phone calls, email, and in-person meetings
  • Event planning and facilitation, including monthly take action meetings and Reproductive Freedom Advocacy Day
  • Targeted canvassing and phone banking
  • Creation of educational and activist materials
  • Legislative Research
  • Data entry and NGP support

 

Qualified Candidates will have:

  • Strong personal commitment to reproductive freedom, including safe and legal abortion
  • Interest in political process, political experience a plus but not required
  • Willingness to talk to strangers on the phone and in person
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong writing and computer skills
  • Flexibility, reliability and a willingness to learn
  • We do not require that you have a car, but you must be able to travel

How to apply: Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis. Please email a resume and cover letter to Lillian at lillian@prochoicewashington.org with the subject line: Organizing and Legislative Fellowship

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