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Part-Time (Up to 15 hours/week) • Starts April 1, 2020, Ends November 15, 2020 • Competitive Pay ($25 / hr) • Work from anywhere in the continental US

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MoveOn is a diverse and vibrant community of millions of people working together to create progressive change in America. We are an innovative campaigning organization that supports people throughout the country to take action through driving impactful campaigns that influence the behavior of people and institutions, the outcomes of elections, and expand the realities of what’s possible. We organize to challenge entrenched power, while pursuing economic, racial, and social justice and a vision of a country in which everyone can thrive.MoveOn has a particularly important role to play in the Trump era. We are working to defeat Donald Trump and the GOP in 2020 by building a powerful, multiracial, and economic populist movement that will give voters something to vote for, not just against—and we're also working to defend communities that are on the front lines of Trump and GOP attacks, including immigrants, people of color, the LGBTQ community, and women. In service of that mission, in 2020 and beyond, MoveOn will drive impactful, movement-connected, multichannel, nimble campaigns aimed at impact.We are looking for a motivated Organizing Intern to support a vibrant online community of MoveOn Mobilizers ready to organize and take action in their communities in service of MoveOn’s election and issue campaigns.


  • Build and maintain relationships with a small team of volunteer leaders and support them to moderate an online community of MoveOn Mobilizers.

  • Prep and co-facilitate monthly organizing community calls with the Organizing Community Manager.

  • Contribute to material creation (such as campaign FAQs, host guides, protest signs, etc.).

  • Perform light data management to maintain dashboard, analyze metrics, and coordinate volunteer logistics.

A successful candidate will ...

  • Be interested in learning more about distributed organizing at scale.

  • Have a strong equity analysis and willingness to have courageous conversations about privilege and oppression with individuals at different stages of learning.

  • Have strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Proactively reach out to colleagues and MoveOn members to move the work along.

  • Be committed to creating and modeling a culture of consistency, accountability, appreciation, joy, responsiveness, and respect among volunteer leaders.

  • Be comfortable with technology and flexible when dealing with individuals with varying degrees of tech savviness.

  • Willing to self-reflect, learn, grow, and stretch themselves.

Required skills and experience

  • At least one cycle of organizing experience in an advocacy or electoral campaign.

  • Strong equity analysis and demonstrated understanding, commitment to, and prioritization of racial and social justice, and experience working effectively with different constituencies.

  • Self-directedness—MoveOn is a virtual office, and while you will interact with your colleagues constantly, you will be driving your own workflow and output. Excellent personal organization and time management skills are key.

  • Ability to learn MoveOn's suite of organizing technology (Facebook groups, Spoke, ActionKit, and Slack).

Reports to: Volunteer Network DirectorLocation: Position may be based anywhere in the continental United States. May require occasional travel.  Classification, Salary, and Benefits: Part-time (up to 15 hours per week), $25 per hour, and $175 monthly toward cost of cell phone, internet, and office expenses; home office subsidy also provided. Civic Action and Political Action provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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Job Description

Position Summary

The Community Outreach Specialist (COS) is a key member of the Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington (SMGW) team with primary responsibility for raising awareness of SMGW’s Next Step program with a focus on the STRIVE workforce development training at the Skyland Workforce Center (SWC). The COS develops and implements an enrollment strategy by establishing and sustaining relationships with community-based organizations (CBO’s), correctional facilities, supervised release programs, and government and civic organizations in the Washington Metro Area, particularly in DC Wards 7 & 8. This includes directly engaging potential STRIVE training participants via presentations and 1-1 outreach. The COS also facilitates and oversees the flow of referrals to the STRIVE training course from all sources including SMGW caseworkers and enrollment of former course applicants and participants. This is a performance-based position.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design and implement a strategic outreach plan to bring eligible participants into the Next Step program specifically through enrollment and attendance in the STRIVE job readiness training course.

  • Ensure that Next Step and the STRIVE enrollment targets are met. Collaborate with the Program Director, SWC staff, and program team leaders at each SMGW site to connect with target organizations and facilitate referrals to the STRIVE training course.

  • Create and sustain effective working relationships with CBO’s, service providers and other resources to facilitate referrals that result in high rates of course completion.

  • Mobilize the STRIVE team for targeted street outreach and neighborhood canvassing, in consultation with STRIVE team leader and Program Director.

  • Collaborate with Development Director and Program Director on communication and media strategies and provide input on the design of outreach and marketing materials.

  • Oversee the content for and distribution of the monthly CBO electronic newsletter.

  • Maintain a follow-up and tracking system to capture (1) Partner organizations in the Metro area; (2) Volume of referrals from organizations to SMGW/STRIVE; (3) Success rate for referrals; and (4) Ongoing updates to SMGW’s resource directory.

  • Engage and train selected volunteers to assist with outreach efforts, in collaboration with the Volunteer Manager and Program Director.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree and at least 4 years’ experience in community outreach with social service organizations in the Washington Metro area; must have knowledge of the resources in DC Wards 7 & 8.

  • An established track record demonstrating ability to successfully engage hard-to-reach populations.

  • Excellent public speaking, writing, interpersonal, listening and organizational skills applicable to outreach and interaction with other agencies and prospective participants.

  • Ability to research organizations, create and implement strategies for engagement, devise and maintain tracking systems.

  • Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends to attend pre-scheduled events.

Company Description

SMGW is a non-profit organization committed to empowering individual participants to make transformative changes in their lives through a practice of rigorous compassion and coaching from trained caseworkers. Following our Next Step approach, participants set goals and take small achievable “next steps” toward meeting those goals, leveraging supportive services to build personal capacities and overcome personal barriers. Our mission includes intentional engagement with volunteers, many of whom experience life-changes for themselves in this process. The STRIVE job readiness course, a key component of the Next Step program, provides critical soft skills to enhance employment prospects of program graduates. Though we are a faith-based organization, SMGW has no religious requirements for its participants.

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Job Description

OUR FIRM: As industry leaders in a competitive space, our approach to increasing brand awareness for our clients encompasses various marketing channels executed by expertly trained professionals. With interactive, customer centric campaigns; our team members know how to get results.

THE OPPORTUNITY: Our company is vastly expanding as we progressively tap into new industries, novel businesses, and fortify our presence on behalf of global industry leaders. This opens doors for ambitious individuals to cross train, cultivate a comprehensive knowledge of business operations, and take ownership of monumental marketing efforts while managing a team of their own.

Our hands on management staff administers extensive training in support to prepare you to become an expert in:

  • Client Success

  • Product Features

  • Promotional Marketing

  • Advertising

  • Sales

  • Communications

  • Business Administration

Having an open mind when it comes to concepts, notions, and innovations has guided our firm to become the renowned success that it is today. We use that same approach in our hiring process, which is why we prioritize skills over experience.

Allstar Attributes:

  • Exceptional work ethic

  • Strong moral compass

  • Exemplary communication skills

  • Ability to build quick relationships

  • Eager to learn new skills

  • Reliable and accountable

  • Team oriented mentality

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