Deputy Field Organizer

Offered By: 
Texas Freedom Network
Job Location: 
Austin
Salary: 
Paid
If "Paid", provide rate: 
$15 an hour
Job Description: 
The Texas Freedom Network is a statewide non-partisan, grassroots organization that is building an informed and effective movement working toward equality and social justice. The Deputy Field Organizer (DFO) will work in Austin on our youth engagement program, Texas Rising. They will work to build power on their campus by building the student chapter, coordinating campaigns on campus, facilitating coalitions, and registering voters. This position is part-time, and will require 25 hrs a week. The primary responsibility of the DFO will be leading the student chapter on campus and voter contact (which includes voter registration, voter pledge acquisition, and voter education). Deputy Field Organizers should be high energy, outgoing, enthusiastic, and willing to spend many active hours outdoors interacting with voters. Deputy Field Organizers report to the Field and Outreach Manager. ● Candidate must have a desire to learn and a willingness to receive feedback ● Candidates must have the ability to communicate with diverse communities and leaders ● Candidates must be willing to get deputized to register voters, ideal candidate is already deputized ● Candidates should have strong interpersonal skills, experience meeting deadlines, and the ability to manage many tasks simultaneously;
Application Instructions: 
TO APPLY: Email resume and three references to Rae Martinez, Outreach and Field Manager at rae@tfn.org Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Texas Freedom Network is an equal-opportunity employer and encourages people of color, ethnic minorities, women, and individuals from the LGBTQ community to apply.
Contact Information: 
Rae Martinez Field and Outreach Manager rae@tfn.org
Type of Internship: 
Non-Profit
Posted By: 
Rae Martinez
Expiration Date: 
Sunday, June 17, 2018