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Western WA – Organizing and Campaigns Fellowship

 

Available: (Flexible) June-August 2019

Reports to: Organizing Director

Hours: 10-20 weekly; with occasional weeknight and Saturday availability

Compensation: Unpaid

Location: Western Washington; must be able to attend occasional trainings and meetings in Seattle office

 

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 healthy pregnancies, and paid parental leave. With our 35,000 members, we focus on electing pro-choice champions, passing pro-choice legislation, and mobilizing our base to effect meaningful change.

 

NARAL seeks fellows to join our field team this summer during the 2019 electoral cycle, engaging in local, municipal elections to expand our pro-choice majority at every level of office in Washington State. This fellowship will be a hands-on field program designed for fellows to gain exposure to campaign management, strategy and issue-based advocacy while making critical contributions to key state races.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Engagement with NARAL activists via phone calls, email, and in-person meetings
  • Planning and facilitating campaign Days of Action and Take Action Meetings
  • Canvassing and phonebanking on behalf of endorsed candidates
  • Creation of campaign resources including volunteer outreach scripts, candidate wraps and training materials
  • Participation in tabling and community outreach
  • Data entry and NGP support, including turf cutting and universe analysis
  • Legislative and candidate research

 

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 to Seattle office on occasion, and to campaign headquarters as needed

 

How to apply: Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis. Deadline to apply is May 10th, 2019. Please email a resume and cover letter to Lillian at lillian@prochoicewashington.org with the subject line: Organizing and Campaigns Fellowship

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