Paid Electoral Fellowship

  • Fellowship
  • Mid-Atlantic
  • Applications have closed

Website Planned Parenthood Advocates of Virginia

Location: Virginia Beach/Hampton Roads

The 2021 Electoral Program is a 2-month long paid direct voter contact field program for fellows that provides the skills, financial compensation, and long term infrastructure to support door-knocking efforts through Planned Parenthood Virginia PAC on behalf of our endorsed candidates in Virginia.

General Description

Planned Parenthood Virginia PAC is seeking fellows to engage in grassroots outreach to members in their community about the 2021 election and our endorsed candidates. Each fellow will work directly with the fellows manager and the community organizer responsible for their region to develop and execute campaign plans in their assigned area.

What the fellow will gain from working with the Electoral Fellowship Program:

Opportunity to craft and implement campaign plans with Planned Parenthood Virginia PAC
Build deep and intentional relationships with the local community, organizations and leaders who can support campaign efforts
Engage, educate, and mobilize local communities on reproductive health and rights, and electing supportive champions to statewide office and the House of Delegates
Experience recruiting, training, and managing volunteers to participate in canvassing, campaign actions, and other community events
Develop an understanding of how data is a vital component to track and analyze advocacy campaigns by using Voter Activation Network (VAN)
Manage logistics, planning, and implementation of efforts for canvassing outreach
Special qualifications include:

Experience living or working in Hampton Roads
Ability to use personal stories to explain why you organize
Successful experience recruiting new members to an organization
Strong commitment to meeting deadlines and showing progress towards goals
Reliable transportation is required for this position
Time & Compensation

Hourly expectations: 20 – 40 hours/week
Compensation of $11/hour (paid bi-weekly, must keep track of hours and submit time sheets)