Georgia’s population is growing and becoming increasingly diverse. Over the past decade, the population of Georgia increased 18%. The New American Majority (NAM) - people of color, those 18 to 29 years of age, and unmarried women are a significant part of that growth. The NAM makes up 62% of the voting age population in Georgia and only 53% of registered voters.
The New Georgia Project (NGP) is a nonpartisan effort to register and civically engage these Georgians.
NGP seeks skilled and energetic interns for Spring and Summer 2017. The individual must be organized, able to work autonomously, and have a demonstrated passion for social justice.
Assist NGP staff in day-to-day tasks, including but not limited to:
Build and manage relationships with NGP registrants and volunteers.
Train NGP registrants and volunteers on civic engagement tactics.
Assist with management of data driven strategies for tracking and reporting key metrics for voter registration efforts.
Provide a high level of logistical and organizational support for activities.
Other responsibilities as needed.
A love for policy and politics and the desire to build a progressive social movement.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships with a wide array of partners and members.
Previous experience with campaigns preferred but not required.
Ability to work in teams, participate in cross-departmental planning and work with a diverse group of stakeholders.
Availability : Flexible.
Dates : Positions are being filled as of February 20, 2017 for Spring and Summer 2017.
Internship Credit: Any student seeking internship credit is encouraged to apply.
Interested applicants should email cover letter/letter of interest and resume to Danine Knowles Hodge (email@example.com) with subject line "NGP SPRING / SUMMER 2017 INTERNSHIP."
All inquiries should be directed to Kelli Koonce (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Data Entry
- Program Management
- CSR / Volunteer Coordination
- Community Outreach
Good Match For
Teens People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 18
- 15-20 hours per week