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FairVote MN Seeks Mpls #RankYourVote Organizers

Join the FairVote Minnesota #RankYourVote 2013 education team!

 

Location: Minneapolis

Duration: Immediately, through Nov. 5

Hours: 10-20 weekly

Stipend: $500-$1,000, depending on start date

Closing date: Open until positions filled

 

FairVote Minnesota is seeking a diverse and energetic group of part-time, temporary organizers who will work directly with the field director in expanding its volunteer base and training volunteer recruits in grassroots voter outreach. Organizers will plan, organize and conduct door-knocks, phone banks and other volunteer voter contact efforts aimed at ensuring all Minneapolis voters are ready to rank their ballots Nov. 5.


A nonpartisan, nonprofit public interest group working for better democracy through public education and advocacy, FairVote Minnesota is collaborating with Minneapolis city elections staff to educate Minneapolis voters about this years Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) city election.


Key responsibilities:

 

  • Volunteer recruitment & leadership development  
  • Door-knocks   
  • Phone banks  
  • Organizing house parties
  • Representing FairVote MN at community events
  • Extensive Get Out The Vote week & Election Day


Qualifications:

     Ability to develop strong relationships with people from diverse backgrounds, and ability to motivate and organize volunteers to effectively educate fellow voters

     Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced work environment

     Excellent personal accountability and follow-through

     Strong organizational and time-management skills

     Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills; experience and skill conducting group presentations

     Passion for, and demonstrated commitment to, community organizing and civic engagement

     Effective at proposing new ideas and comfortable working in a team environment

     Flexibility, political savvy and a sense of humor

 

Strongly preferred:

Experience working in African American, East African, Asian or Latino communities

To Apply: Please send resume and 3 references to mike.griffin@fairvotemn.org.

 

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