Texas Freedom Network Seeks Campus Organizers
Fall 2014 - Spring 2015
Do you know a young person who would be interested in a job organizing students on a college campus? Are you a student looking to roll your sleeves up and gain valuable non-profit progressive advocacy experience? If so, the Texas Freedom Network may have an opportunity for you. The TFN student organizing program is made up of campus organizers who work to advocate for issues that matter on their campuses and in their communities, including civic engagement, LGBTQ equality, abortion access, and strong public schools.
What are the benefits of becoming a TFN campus organizer?
- Campus Organizers receive a monthly stipend of $100
- Networking opportunities with some of Texas’ best political activists
- Résumé builder: one year of real-world political activism with a leading statewide non-profit advocacy organization and national partners like Advocates for Youth
- All-expense paid grassroots and advocacy training opportunities
Plus, campus organizers get to:
- Participate in TFN advocacy efforts at the State Board of Education
- Run a voter registration and civic engagement campaign on campus
- Become a grassroots activist to support progressive issues, including civic engagement, LGBTQ equality, abortion access, and strong public schools
- Host events and rallies on your campus and in your community
- Establish a student chapter with access to support from a statewide organization
You can apply if you are:
- Attending a community college or university in Texas
- A supporter of TFN's progressive values
- Prepared to build and maintain a student organization on your campus
- Ready to build and run a civic engagement campaign on campus and in the surrounding community
Applicants should expect to commit 10-15 hours a week organizing on campus, posses strong communication skills (both written and interpersonal), have the ability to recruit and manage volunteers, set and reach goals, and draft and adhere to a work plan.
How do I apply?
Submit a resume and one-page cover letter explaining your experience and interest in TFN campus organizing to:
TFN Outreach & Field Coordinator
Mail: P.O. Box 1624, Austin, TX 78767
If you have questions contact Nick by email or by phone.
Applications Due: April 30, 2014 by midnight.
Applications are being considered on a rolling basis. Please submit as soon as possible. If you're not a student, please forward this application on to a student today. If you're a student, please consider applying!