2020 Spring Leadership Academy


Overview:

The Harris County Democratic Party is looking for hardworking, passionate, future organizers to join our 10-week Volunteer Leadership Academy. This program provides a unique learning opportunity for volunteer leaders to gain hands-on exposure to county party politics, strengthen your understanding of the political process, and prepare you to organize for the 2020 Election. Participants will have the chance to assist at HCDP functions; participate and organize grassroots efforts, such as phone banks, block walks, trainings, and voter registration.


Responsibilities:

  • Participate in phone banks and block walks to identify Democratic supporters
  • Support the Elections Department with Democratic Election Judge recruitment
  • • Recruit, train, and manage volunteers to build our volunteer capacity
  • Assist in organizing voter registration drives
  • Support the Field Team with voter contact for the 2020 Democratic Primary
  •  Assist with planning HCDP's annual JRR fundraiser
  • Assist with special projects and tasks in other areas as needed


Qualifications:

  • An interest in politics and identify as a Democrat or Progressive
  • Quick to learn and keen attention to detail
  • Commitment to maintaining office standards of confidentiality and discretion
  • Basic technological proficiency (Microsoft Excel, Google Spreadsheet, etc)
  • Aptitude for creative thinking and output
  • Flexible schedule and be available at least 15 - 20 hours a week, including weekends


How to Apply:

Applications are now being accepted for the 2020 Spring Leadership Academy. To be considered, please apply at bit.ly/HCDPLeadAcademy by Monday, January 6, 2020. Upon completion of the program, volunteer leaders will be provided with a certificate of completion and a letter of recommendation for future endeavors. If you have any questions, please email Jael at Jael@HarrisDemocrats.Com.


Dates:

  •  Deadline: January 6, 2020
  •  Orientation: January 18, 2020
  •  First Day: January 21, 2020
  •  Last Day: March 28, 2020

Please contact us at harrisdemocrats@harrisdemocrats.com or use our Contact Us form if you have questions or concerns. You may also call us at 713-802-0085

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