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Start Date: January 24th

End Date: May 4th

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 Spring. 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 Pima Democratic 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)

GENERAL 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 the office.
  • 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 as a 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, January 12th to be considered for the position.

Field Intern (minimum 10 hours per week)

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Minimum 5 hours required every week of volunteer recruitment call time
  • Checking in and out with the Director 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 director@pimadems.org by Wednesday, January 12th to be considered for the position.

Social Media Intern (minimum 8 hours per week)

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Checking in and out with the Director at the beginning and end of each shift.
  • Create and share content for social media platforms with the PCDP communications team.
  • Attend PCDP communications meetings.
  • Help PCDP communications team plan and launch social media 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 director@pimadems.org by Wednesday, January 12th to be considered for the position.

● 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, January 12th to be considered for the position.
Field Intern (minimum 10 hours per week)
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
● Minimum 5 hours required every week of volunteer recruitment call time
● Checking in and out with the Director 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
director@pimadems.org by Wednesday, January 12th to be considered for the position.
Social Media Intern (minimum 8 hours per week)
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
● Checking in and out with the Director at the beginning and end of each shift.
● Create and share content for social media platforms with the PCDP communications
team.
● Attend PCDP communications meetings.
● Help PCDP communications team plan and launch social media 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
director@pimadems.org by Wednesday, January 12th to be considered for the position.

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