Organizing Leadership Fellows (OLF) is an exciting opportunity to work with a network of progressive organizations to mobilize and engage local community activists and members to speak out during this critical moment in our civic discourse.
Role and Responsibilities:
OLF is a national fellowship program designed for leaders who are helping to shape public engagement in their communities concerning the repeal of the Affordable Care Act and passage of the Trump tax plan. The primary responsibility of the fellows will be to recruit and train fellow activists to speak out on health care and taxes, and lead grassroots rallies, press conferences, social media drives, and in-district office visits. Fellows will perform in-district research on votes and other actions taken by their Members of Congress, and the impact of those actions in their communities, conduct landscape analyses of existing resources, and create an action plan that will outline their 5-month engagement (April- August 2018).
The following strategies will be prioritized:
Experience and Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have:
Fellows will commit to 10-15 hours a week of work and receive a $1,000 a month for each of the five months of the Fellowship. They will be given an events budget of $250 per month to be used in connection with their OLF activities on promotional materials, venues, snacks, training materials, etc.
Interested candidates should complete the following online application form. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Deadline to apply is April 7, 2018. Questions?
Please contact OrganizingLeadershipFellows@gmail.com.