Travel Seattle and the surrounding areas; keep our communities informed about the ongoing war on women; work for a well-established social justice organization and toward a purpose greater than yourself.
For this job you must:
Be passionate about a woman's right to choose
Be comfortable in the presence of excited dogs and enjoy being outdoors
Be willing to be very silly in the company of a caring team of social justice workers
Be free 1:30-10 pm Monday-Friday.
We offer both health insurance and dental coverage
NARAL Pro-Choice Washington – Statewide Field Organizer
NARAL Pro-Choice Washington is seeking a part-time (20 hours a week) Statewide Field Organizer to lead our state advocacy activities, primarily by building and engaging our grassroots activist base throughout the state.
The ideal candidate will have a proven ability to empower individuals to become activists and will have a have a strange but deep love for voter contact. S/he will be an integral part of achieving our field team’s outreach and education goals. S/he will be able to focus on meeting goals in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities.
This position is an opportunity to work with policymakers and constituents to help move forward a pro-active pro-choice agenda that will impact women and their families statewide.
About NARAL Pro-Choice Washington
NARAL Pro-Choice Washington is a fast-paced advocacy organization whose mission is to develop and sustain a constituency that uses the political process to guarantee every woman the right to make personal decisions regarding the full range of reproductive choices, including preventing unintended pregnancy, bearing healthy children, and choosing legal abortion. We work closely with policymakers, advocates and an extensive base of members.
The Statewide Field Organizer, who is based in Seattle and reports to the organizing director, is responsible for the following:
§ Serve as a member of the organization’s field team in developing and implementing innovative organizing strategies
§ Meet volunteer recruitment goals to create and grow an active volunteer base
§ Lead the planning and implementation of regular orientations for new volunteers and skill-building trainings for existing base of volunteers
§ Supervise campus organizers and interns in implementing special projects
§ Maintain database of volunteers and supporters
We’re seeking candidates who excel in relationship-building, are results-oriented, and have strong volunteermanagement skills. You should have a:
§ Strong belief that every woman should have access to all reproductive health care, including abortion.
§ Proven ability to recruit for and perform voter engagement activities including: phone banking, canvassing, grassroots lobbying, media events, and rallies
§ Demonstrated commitment to meeting a high bar and a history of getting things done even in the face of obstacles
§ Experience managing multiple projects and ability to oversee a team of interns and volunteers
In order to truly work on behalf of all women, NARAL is also committed to changing the face of reproductive rights activism by confronting issues of movement diversity. Our goal is to be intentional in opening relationships of mutual exchange, where NARAL can teach the skills of community organizing and legislative advocacy while we learn from the voices, experiences and priorities of people of color. People of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
Compensation depends on experience and is highly competitive.
How to apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to Tiffany Hankins, Organizing Director, at email@example.com
Compensation: A stipend of $150 per month to offset travel costs to and from our downtown Seattle office. NARAL Pro-Choice Washington Foundation will also help secure academic credit if applicable.
NARAL Pro-Choice Washington Foundation runs a program called the Abortion Access Network, a network of volunteers who offer homestays and transportation to women who travel to the Puget Sound area for abortion care. The Foundation also publishes a guide specifically discussing women’s rights, safe and legal abortion, family planning, and resources for low-income women and their families. We strive to update the guide by researching any changes with service providers, and by formatting this information for online viewing.
Assist with updating the guide by researching changes in service providers
Formatting the current guide for online viewing
Assist staff with maintaining current list of volunteers for the network
Assist in planning and executing training for new volunteers
Basic computer skills
Outgoing personality and willingness to work with volunteers
Strong personal commitment to a woman’s right to choose
Send a resume, cover letter, and at least two references to firstname.lastname@example.org. As this intern will be working directly with clients and handling confidential information, we will be performing a background check.
NARAL Pro-Choice Washington is seeking a research intern with a commitment to reproductive freedom to assist with research on candidates and policy issues. The research intern will play a key role in shaping our campaign messaging strategy.
About NARAL Pro-Choice Washington:
NARAL Pro-Choice Washington is a fast-paced advocacy organization whose mission is to develop and sustain a constituency that uses the political process to guarantee every woman the right to make personal decisions regarding the full range of reproductive choices, including preventing unintended pregnancy, bearing healthy children, and choosing legal abortion. We work closely with policymakers, advocates, and our always expanding base of members.
Tracking of opposition campaign schedules and attending campaign events as required
Research and compile background materials to support campaign efforts
Monitoring and recording all radio, television, and web-based media appearances by the opposition
Organizing and maintaining audio and video files, creating transcripts of footage
Working with senior staff to fulfill research needs and goals, including assisting in rapid response efforts and for other duties as assigned
Candidates should possess strong oral and written communication skills, solid organizational skills and attention to detail, and sound political instincts. He or she must also have the ability to work independently, meet tight deadlines, and balance multiple projects at once. Some technical savvy preferred. We will work to secure credit for college credit if applicable. A $150/month stipend is available to help offset travel expenses. This is an excellent opportunity to learn important research skills necessary for working in electoral politics.
We are looking for individuals who can commit to 10-15 hours per week for 3 months.