Organize for Education in Wisconsin

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The National Education Association and Wisconsin Education Association Council are looking for approximately 100 WEAC members as organizers to increase awareness about public education and help voters request their absentee ballots. This position description has been updated to reflect the change in the program based on public health guidance regarding COVID-19. As a result, the program will focus on phone, text, and digital outreach until public health officials allow for other tactics.

Organizer

100 paid positions available

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be an energetic self-starter, passionate about public education, and willing to make cold calls and texts to have conversations with community members about our public schools. Hours are flexible, however, evenings and some weekends will be required. A mandatory training will take place via zoom on Monday, June 29 from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Candidates must have internet access and an internet-enabled device (cell phone, tablet, and/or computer). Please note: conversations will be centered around your public school experience.

If selected, organizers will earn a stipend of $450 per week starting as early as the week of June 29 and ending the week of August 24.

Responsibilities

  • Engage in conversations with members of the community about protecting our public schools.
  • Contact existing friends and family members and make cold calls and texts to neighbors.
  • Participate in local community organizing or digital organizing efforts on Saturdays and during the week as necessary to meet the goal.
  • Participate in June 29 training via zoom from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Promptly report data regarding contact attempts, and conversations.

If selected, organizers will earn a stipend of $450 per week, starting the week of June 29 and ending the week of August 24.

Applications are now closed.