Wisconsin Statewide Coordinator for Youth Voter Registration

POSITION: MARCH ON, 50 Miles More, and National School Walkout are looking for personable and energetic individuals with a strong passion for civic engagement and the youth-led gun violence prevention movement. The Statewide Coordinator will work with field staff to register 1,000 young adults over a 3 month time period. This is a temporary position that will have a huge impact on our communities! candidates must have access to reliable transportation. Compensation is competitive with other organizing positions.

REPORTS TO: 50 Miles More Executive Director and Project Manager

Location: Flexible

Term: Immediately through November 2018

Compensation: $3,500 monthly salary

RESPONSIBILITIES: Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the hiring of 3 young adult district organizers (primarily high school students)

  • Lead training of 3 organizers

  • Design state field plan to register and pre-register 18-24 year olds to vote in Wisconsin in Congressional Districts 1,7 and 8 through canvassing, community events, and high school on-campus events

  • Guide 3 organizers to coordinate network of high school volunteers to meet voter registration targets

  • Act as the statewide point person for national staff

  • Report weekly on statewide registration data from field staff

  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong commitment to the youth-led Gun Violence Prevention Movement

  • Experience using VAN/Votebuilder as an administrator

  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Excel

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively to meet all goals and deadlines

  • Must be highly organized and detail-oriented

  • Willingness to coach and train staff on tools and the patience that requires

  • Must maintain confidentiality of all aspects of our work and consistently model professional best practices

  • Must be able to pass a background check

TO APPLY: Please send resume, and earliest available start date to penelope@wearemarchon.org with the subject line “Wisconsin Statewide Coordinator - [your name]”.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity and expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, and members of other historically disenfranchised groups are especially welcome and encouraged to apply.