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Community Organizer

Extended application deadline is May 9th – submit application here!

Description: Support our local community organizing program, and gain essential organizing skills and experience. You’ll knock doors, phonebank, deepen your political knowledge, support with outreach, and build community. 


Time Commitment: 4-16 hrs/week (roles range)

*higher time commitment roles will have greater responsibility/greater variety of tasks


Location: Kingston, Poughkeepsie, Newburgh, Hudson



  • Attending weekly team meetings
  • Phonebanking, making calls to local community members and organizational contacts to discuss our campaigns and mobilize them to take action with us
  • Canvassing, knocking on doors of local community members to discuss our campaigns and mobilize them to take action with us
    • Relational Recruitment, talking to your friends/family/peers about the campaigns and seeing if they would like to make a call to a legislator and/or join you for a volunteer shift
    • Political Education, doing readings on organizing theory, movement building, organizational culture
  • If working 6+ hours/week, responsibilities may also include…
    • Shift Facilitation, facilitating outreach shifts (canvassing/phonebanking)
    • Intern/Volunteer Management, checking in with interns/volunteers each week to help them assess their work, gather feedback and prepare reports
        • Event Planning, planning and doing outreach for welcome events, political education sessions, etc. 
    • Meeting Facilitation, preparing for and leading meetings/trainings
        • Data Management, uploading and monitoring organizing data, managing wrong number and follow up data from phonebank
    • Admin Work, supporting with data entry, managing volunteer and donor databases, managing offices




For too long, greedy corporations, billionaires, and political elites have used their wealth and power to rig our country against us. We’re fighting to put power back in our hands.