Fellowship Intern

Virtual Req #353
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Passionate about protecting access to reproductive health care? Join the team at the Community Outreach Group!

Passionate about protecting access to reproductive health care? Join the team at the Community Outreach Group!

Organization: Community Outreach Group

Location: Telecommuter

 Organization Overview

Community Outreach Group, LLC (COG) is a subsidiary of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund. COG specializes in data-driven digital organizing, relational organizing, door-to-door canvassing programs, signature collection, and public affairs. We help campaigns reach scale while having the quality conversations needed to change people's lives.

 

General Description

The stakes have never been higher for health care, abortion access, reproductive rights, and our democracy — and the opportunity has never been greater. Voters want elected officials who will stand up for their rights, their health care, and their safety. In 2020, Planned Parenthood advocacy and political organizations are uniquely positioned to engage and mobilize these voters.

We have built an electoral program to meet the moment and the stakes at hand. Planned Parenthood advocacy and political organizations launched its largest-ever electoral effort for the 2020 cycle, making strategic investments to take back the Senate, the White House, state legislatures, and defeat harmful ballot measures across the country.

Community Outreach Group is seeking enthusiastic Fellows to engage supporters, build and strengthen local leadership, and support the long-term goals of Planned Parenthood. Fellows will have the opportunity to execute on strategic and data-driven campaign plans. The goal of this fellowship is to provide an educational look at the campaign world during the busiest part of the cycle. This Fellowship will provide educational opportunities about various roles in the campaign world including Digital Organizing, Political Organizing, and Communications. Fellows will focus on recruiting, training, and coordinating volunteers to make the critical communications needed to win in 2020. If you’re fired up and ready to organize at an unprecedented moment in time, we urge you to apply.

 

Qualifications

  • Applicants for this position should bring the following knowledge, abilities, and attitude:

  • Flexible and self-motivated to identify priorities and complete work 

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to develop relationships quickly

  • Excited to learn the use of data to set goals and measure progress

  • Comfortable with technology, and can learn new tools quickly

  • Willing and able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends

We especially encourage applications from people who bring some of these additional skills or experiences:

  • Has strong ties in the city in which you are applying to work

  • Can tell us about their experience meeting goals and deadlines

  • Brings some knowledge of or experience in reproductive health issues

 

There is no formal education requirement for this position.

 

Compensation 

This is an unpaid fellowship opportunity. College credit can be provided if given educational institution’s requirements.The individuals chosen for the fellowship will receive a crash course in Political campaigning and organizing during the crucial Get Out the Vote stage of the cycle. They will learn organizing tactics and receive on the ground experience in community organizing. We will also provide a weekly one hour training from various other departments operating within the campaigns world; Operations, Communications, Political. This will all be capped at the end of the cycle with COG Academy. We will monitor each candidate's professional development to maximize success and set them up for future opportunities in the campaign world post fellowship.

To Apply

We strongly encourage women, people of color, working-class, and LGBTQ people, as well as those with disabilities, to apply.

The Community Outreach Group, LLC is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. 

Community Outreach Group, LLC is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.



Other details

  • Job Family Salaried Non-Manager
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Internship