Americans for Informed Democracy is a national youth network taking action around US global engagement. We are recruiting members of our Actions Team, who will organize network-wide actions around US foreign policy online, on campuses and at the national level. This is a semester or year-long virtual, volunteer position that offers the amazing opportunity to build organizing, campaigning, outreach and communications skills.
Who we are: Americans for Informed Democracy (AIDemocracy)’s vision is that every young person in the United States exercises their power to bring about a peaceful, healthy, just and sustainable world. Our mission is to educate, cultivate and mobilize a network of young people to take informed action around our individual and collective roles as global citizens. We are the only national youth network that takes a comprehensive approach to global issues, and we place equal emphasis on empowering young leaders and inspiring action to build a better world.
Specific Responsibilities Include:
- Working with other network members to identify fun and creative network-wide actions every semester, for example around climate change, US foreign assistance or the rights of women and girls.
- Planning and implement actions in ways that have impact, strengthen our network, and inspire others.
- Recruit individuals, leaders and schools interested in participating in actions, and / or leading campaigns.
The Details: This is a virtual, volunteer position. Time commitment is 15-20 hours/semester through July 2013, with the option of extending through the end of the year.
Skills and Qualifications Needed: This is an exciting position for someone who wants to build valuable organizing, campaigning, outreach and communications skills. Applicants do not need prior experience, and they should be comfortable working independently in a virtual environment. The biggest thing we’re looking for are people who are excited, want to learn, believe in our mission, and can make this commitment.
To apply: Please submit a resume and short statement about why you’re interested in this position to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.