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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.