ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Working in coordination with local partners, the Election Protection Campaign Coordinator will lead Common Cause’s election protection work in Virginia. The coordinator will represent Common Cause in local election protection coalitions, work directly with election officials and the media to resolve problems that could keep eligible voters from participating, and be responsible for recruiting, training, assigning and supervising Common Cause members and other volunteers to participate in voter protection activities.
This is a temporary full-time contract position based in Virginia. Pay range is $5,000- $8,000 per month, depending on experience. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Common Cause strongly encourages those from historically under-served, underrepresented or marginalized communities to apply. Legal work authorization required.
TO APPLY: Please submit resume and cover letter to HR@commoncause.org and include –Election Protection Coordinator- VA- in the subject line. No phone calls please. Applicants are encouraged to respond as soon as possible, as we will conduct rolling interviews with a target start date of September 10, 2018.
ABOUT COMMON CAUSE:
Common Cause is a nonpartisan, grassroots organization dedicated to restoring core values of American Democracy, reinventing an open, honest, and accountable government that works for the public interest, and empowering ordinary people to make their voices heard. Founded 48 years ago, Common Cause has over 1 million members and supporters, and chapters in 35 states around the country. At the national and state level, Common Cause is actively engaged in defending and advancing the core values of our democracy, which include politics not dominated by money, full access to voting and fair elections, economic opportunity for all, an ethical and accountable government, and an open and democratic media. More information can be found at: www.commoncause.org.
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