Young Americans Council

Offered By: 
American Promise
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Job Description: 
The Young Americans Council is a small group of passionate, informed students from all across the country who work alongside American Promise to pass the For Our Freedom Amendment. We need a constitutional amendment to make lasting change to this broken system, and we recognize the need to have young people and students on the frontlines. This is your chance to make your voice heard and implement your ideas to make our country a more equitable place to live. Students will serve on the Young Americans Council for a term of two years. Members of the Young Americans Council enjoy opportunities for personal and professional growth, including: - Receiving scholarship support to attend American Promise events across the country - Gaining valuable training and experience in: * Issue advocacy, including communicating with elected officials * Writing and publishing op-eds, Letters to the Editor, and other pieces of media related to the For Our Freedom Amendment * Public speaking * Creating social media content for a variety of channels - Participating in regular events designed to aid in professional development and education, such as skill-based workshops, guest speaker Q&As, and more - Networking opportunities with movement leaders, including professionals from the nonprofit, political, and business sectors Young Americans Councilmembers act as outspoken advocates of the For Our Freedom Amendment and the necessity of getting money out of politics. Responsibilities of Councilmembers include: - Facilitating or hosting two events on campus or in the local community with American Promise - Publishing one op-ed and one Letter to the Editor relating to American Promise’s work, the For Our Freedom Amendment, etc. - Generating content for the Young Americans Network newsletter - Attending American Promise events, such as the National Citizen Leadership Conference, with scholarship support - Sharing important information from American Promise on social media - Acting as a student leader at American Promise events to guide fellow students and assist in planning
Application Instructions: 
Interested in joining the Council? To apply for this role you must: - Be a current student or recent graduate of a high school or college - Show demonstrated academic achievement and have a GPA of at least 3.0 - Be a strong writer - Possess fundamental knowledge of campaign finance reform and American Promise’s mission - Submit a resume - Provide answers to several short essay questions Preference will be shown to students or recent graduates based in or from AZ, IA, ME, PA, TX, UT, WI, and WY, but individuals from all fifty states are welcome to apply. Applications must be submitted by Friday, May 24th, to be considered.
Contact Information: 
If you have any questions regarding the application, please contact Grace Hall, Young Americans Network Coordinator, at
Type of Internship: 
Advocacy - National
Posted By: 
Grace Hall
Expiration Date: 
Friday, May 24, 2024