The Borgen Project

Political Affairs Internship
This is a part-time 14-hours per week telecommuting internship. The internship is 4-months and responsible for leading public and political outreach in the state and district assigned to. Must be available Monday’s 4:30-6:00 PM PST for The Borgen Project’s national conference call.
– Meet with members of Congress and/or Congressional staffers in your State and District.
– Represent The Borgen Project at various business, political and community events.

– Assist with fundraising. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.

– Mobilize individuals to contact their members of Congress in support of key poverty-reduction legislation.

– As needed, speak to groups, classes and organizations.

– Write letters of support for key programs to political leaders, media and other groups.
Qualifications:
– Outstanding writing skills.

– Self-starter who can produce great results with limited supervision.

– Strong oral communication skills and ability to lead meetings and give speeches.

To Apply: To be considered for the Political Affairs Internship, please email your resume to openings@borgenproject.org.
Regional Director
Location: Nationwide (Telecommute Volunteer Role)
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: 6 months
Hours: 4-6 hours per week
Regional Directors operate independently from home and maintain contact with The Borgen Project’s Seattle office. Regional Directors sign a 6-month contract. The position is volunteer and is roughly 4-6 hours per week. Regional Directors attend a conference call every Monday evening. Regional Directors come from many diverse backgrounds, some of which include a news anchor, veteran, banker, teacher, relief worker, political staffer, sales manager, programmer, and college students.
Key Responsibilities:
Attend one (30-60 minute) conference call every week with the President of The Borgen Project and Regional Directors from across the United States (5PM PDT, 6PM MDT, 7PM CDT, 8PM EDT).
– Meet with local congressional leaders and lobby for legislation that improves living conditions for those living on less than $1 per day.

– Mobilize people in your community to contact their congressional leaders to support poverty reduction legislation.

– Manage and implement fundraising campaigns.

– Build a network of people engaged in the cause.

– Serve as The Borgen Project’s ambassador in your city.
Qualifications:
Basic understanding of U.S. Politics and international development.
– Highly organized with the ability to prioritize multiple functions and tasks while managing their work time efficiently.

– Strong team player that loves to bring new ideas to the table.

– Ability to demonstrate frequent independent judgment with decisiveness.

– Excellent overall communication skills: oral, written, presentation
How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to hiring@borgenproject.org.
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