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Student Organizing

Background
For the Many has a large existing student base to mobilize. There are also thousands of students at schools in the Hudson Valley and upstate New York that we hope to connect with our work! Student organizing interns will work to engage and expand our student base. We will have both in person and remote opportunities for student organizing interns.

Minimum shifts & time commitment:

  • One 2-3 hr shift each week, 1+ hrs of independent work

Location:

  • Remote OR Vassar College Campus OR Marist College Campus OR SUNY New Paltz Campus

Key tasks/skills developed:

  • Campus Canvassing (if in person), talking to students on campus about our campaigns, recruiting potential volunteers and members
  • Phonebanking, calling students to talk to them about our campaigns, recruiting potential volunteers and members
  • Familiarity with digital organizing tools, including EveryAction, Thrutalk, Mailmerge, Airtable
  • Volunteer Engagement, having 1-1 conversations with volunteers to develop their relationship with the organization
  • Relational Organizing, organizing your own networks to take action for progressive issue and electoral campaigns in NY
  • Understanding the political process and issue campaigns, receive first hand experience discussing the political process, strategy and tactics used in issue and electoral campaigns at the local and state level
  • Potentially…
    • Event Planning, writing agendas, creating sign up sheets, using mobilize, facilitating meetings
    • Data Management, getting trained in and utilizing EveryAction (CRM) and Airtable to manage contact data
    • Facilitation, facilitating class and organizational visits on campus to share our work and how folks can get involved
    • Data Management, getting trained in and utilizing EveryAction (CRM) and Airtable to manage contact data
    • Research, conducting research on non-local schools
    • Digital Canvassing, using social media to engage and canvass non-local contacts
WHO WE ARE

COMING TOGETHER TO TRANSFORM NEW YORK.

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.