NCAAT is seeking a field organizer for our voter registration program. The primary role of the organizer will be to lead voter registration drives and to recruit and manage volunteers. The field organizer will receive training and materials from the organization. Selected candidates will be expected to be able to manage volunteers, work with partner groups, operate administrative systems and communicate regularly with the Voter Engagement Director.
Status: Full-time, contract – up to 40 hours/week
Positions Available: 1
Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis to start as soon as possible.
About the organization: North Carolina Asian Americans Together (NCAAT) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization focused on bringing together the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community in North Carolina through civic engagement and political participation. Between 2000 and 2016, North Carolina’s Asian American population grew by 144 percent — the fastest rate among Southern states and the second-fastest in the country. However, only 57 percent of eligible Asian American residents are currently registered to vote. Our current work includes creating educational opportunities such as workshops and town halls, as well as directly engaging potential voters through voter registration drives, canvasses, and phone banks.
Qualifications: This position is ideal for a candidate with great interpersonal skills and an interest in civic engagement and learning more about the AAPI community in North Carolina.
Candidates applying for this position must be:
- Excellent verbal communicators
- Detail-oriented, self-starter, fast learner
- Familiar with AAPI organizations on college campuses and in the local community
- Able and willing to drive throughout North Carolina
- Basic skills in any Asian language is a plus, but is not required
- Willing to work up to 3 weekends a month and some evenings
Apply now by sending your resume and a brief letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
NCAAT is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, age, or disability. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, and others from historically marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.