We are seeking one field fellow to complete direct voter engagement and relationship building work in Billings, Montana. This will include voter registration, volunteer recruitment, and some event planning. No previous experience needed; on the job training will be provided. This position will work directly with the Director for Eastern Programming based in Bozeman to achieve field goals and metrics in a timely fashion.
The Community Outreach Fellow will work remotely working to develop and strengthen the relationship between low income young people and the democratic process. This will include but is not limited to voter registration, voter mobilization and some event planning. Occasional travel and a willingness to work unconventional work hours will be necessary to fulfill the expectations of this position. You won't be tied to a desk, you'll meet lots of people, and you'll make change happen at the grassroots level.
Forward Montana/Forward Montana Foundation is dedicated to the grassroots training of new leaders through hands-on activism; as such, the fellowship provides lots opportunity for professional development. Applicants should be self motivated and accountable while bringing a sense of humor to their work.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Identify and prioritize locations for voter registration efforts
Meet set field metrics each week
Attend relevant community meetings
Recruit and train volunteers
Conduct occasional data entry
Passion for progressive politics in Montana
Exceptional communication skills
Enthusiastically engages in conversation with strangers
Able to work weekends and evenings
- Experience living or working in Billings, MT
- Experience with Google Docs
- An understanding of systemic oppression
STRONG APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE:
- Team Player
- Self motivated and takes initiative
- Cool, defined broadly
Field hours will be completed in all weather conditions
Must be able to stand for up to 4 hour periods
Must be able to work independently
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
This is a temporary stipend position reporting to the Director of Eastern Montana Programming. Field fellows will be paid $1300 over the 13 week fellowship. Women, people of color, individuals with disabilities, and LGBTQ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.
To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Kiah Abbey at email@example.com. Contact Kiah Abbey directly with questions at 406-672-8004.