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Start Date: September 7th
End Date: December 8th
Not paid
Available for high school or college credit


The Pima Democratic Party is looking for dedicated students with a passion for local politics to intern with us this fall. Here at PCDP, our mission is to support and elect local Democratic leaders who will work to enact our platform and will represent the people of Pima County in the state and federal legislatures.

Join us as we set up the stage for the 2022 elections, and see the inner workings of the PimaDemocratic Party, local government, and political office first hand!

To complete for credit, you must submit the number of hours you will need to complete to the Director. You will be responsible for completing those required hours for your area of study. These are not paid positions.

If you choose to apply for all three positions, you must submit separate cover letters.

Operations Intern (minimum 10 hours per week)

DAILY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Checking in and out with the Operations Coordinator at the beginning and end of each shift
  • Know all office policies and procedures regarding the office phone, technology, petitions, and visitors to the office
  • Use knowledge of office policies and procedures to manage volunteers helping in theoffice
  • Monitor office supplies and alert the Director about gaps in inventory
  • Keep the office clean and organized
  • Organize clean up events to maintain the building (e.g. pulling weeds in the backyard)
  • Assist the Operations Coordinator with volunteer recruitment, scheduling, and confirmation
  • Use the voter database to schedule and track office volunteer shifts
  • Assist staff as needed

REQUIREMENTS

  • Be a student residing in Pima County (you do not need to be a US citizen)
  • If you will be 18 on or before the next election, you must be registered to vote asa Democrat
  • Genuine interest in local politics and/or volunteer management
  • Able to be in the office building during volunteer shifts

This is not a paid internship.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to opscoordinator@pimadems.org by Wednesday, September 1st to be considered for the position.

Field Intern (minimum 10 hours per week)

DAILY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Minimum 5 hours required every week of volunteer recruitment call time
  • Checking in and out with the Operations Coordinator at the beginning and end of each shift
  • Plan and recruit for events to make calls, register voters, and canvass neighborhoods
  • Able to train and launch volunteers at events
  • Use the voter database to schedule and track active volunteer shifts
  • Alert the Operations Coordinator if more supplies are needed for events
  • Stay up to date on events that provide opportunities for PCDP exposure and fieldwork
  • Assist staff as needed

REQUIREMENTS

  • Be a student residing in Pima County (you do not need to be a US citizen)
  • If you will be 18 on or before the next election, you must be registered to vote as a Democrat
  • Genuine interest in local politics and/or managing political campaigns
  • Able to be in the office building at least 5 hours per week

This is not a paid internship.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to opscoordinator@pimadems.org by Wednesday, September 1st to be considered for the position.

Social Media Intern (minimum 8 hours per week)

DAILY RESPONSIBILITIES:


● Checking in and out with the Operations Coordinator at the beginning and end of each
shift
● Create and share content for social media platforms with PCDP communications team
● Attend PCDP communications meetings
● Help PCDP communications team plan and launch TikTok content
● Stay up to date on events that provide opportunities for PCDP social media exposure
● Attend PCDP events to take photos for social media
● Assist PCDP communications team as needed

REQUIREMENTS

  • Be a student residing in Pima County (you do not need to be a US citizen)
  • If you will be 18 on or before the next election, you must be registered to vote as a Democrat
  • Genuine interest in local politics and/or creating social media content for political campaigns
  • You can complete this internship virtually if needed

This is not a paid internship.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to opscoordinator@pimadems.org by Wednesday, September 1st to be considered for the
position.

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