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Campaign Finance Specialist at Code for San Jose

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Code for America

  • 2 people are interested
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About Code for San Jose:

  • Code for San Jose (CFSJ) is an all-volunteer powered organization.
  • We are a chapter of Code for America.
  • As a chapter, we focus on civic innovation and government technology in San Jose, Silicon Valley, and across the country.
  • You do not have to be located in San Jose, California in order to volunteer with us.
  • We welcome everyone interested in solving community problems through technology, user experience design/research, and community partnerships.
  • Our mission is to make community services more transparent, accessible, and equitable by collaborating with local government and other community-based organizations on civic projects.
  • We have over 60 active volunteers with over 8 active projects.
  • Our leadership team consists of 9 other directors, 2 executive directors and 18 project leaders.
  • As a group, we meet every other Thursday at 6:30 PM PST to sync up and work on projects.
  • All of our events are posted on meetup.

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About this Specific Opportunity:

  • Role title
    • Campaign Finance Specialist
  • Estimated time commitment
    • 2-5 hours per week
  • This role’s goal
    • We have an awesome campaign finance website that visualizes local campaign donations and expenditures. We would love someone to help drive and advise on product vision and strategy.
    • Questions we are asking: what type of features should we build? who would be interested in the features were building? how can we increase user adoption?
  • This role’s responsibilities
    • Product Leadership: Analyze the market space
    • Product Leadership: Research and form strategic partnerships
    • Product Leadership: Define product requirements - user stories, acceptance criteria
    • Product Leadership: Plan go-to-market strategy, Product Leadership: Interview end-users

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How to get started:

  1. Please join our Slack organization using this link: https://bit.ly/3f78NML
  2. After you join Slack, someone from the CFSJ leadership team will connect with you via Slack about how to get started and what your next steps are.

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Find more information about CFSJ:

  • A list of our active projects can be found in this slide deck: https://bit.ly/3kwpkM5
  • Our website: https://www.codeforsanjose.org
  • Our meetup page: https://www.meetup.com/code-for-san-jose

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About Code for America

Location:

155 9TH ST, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103, US

Mission Statement

Code for America helps governments work better for everyone with the people and the power of the web. Through our Fellowship , Accelerator , and Brigade , we're building a network of cities, citizens, community groups, and startups, all equally committed to reimagining government for the 21st century.

Description

Code for America is a new non-profit, and a new kind of organization. Our team is made up of web geeks, city experts, and technology industry leaders. We are building a network of civic leaders and organizations who believe there is a better way of doing things and want to make a difference.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Justice & Legal
Politics

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Product Development
  • Legal (General)
  • Paralegal
  • Market Research / Analysis
  • Lobbying
  • Public Advocacy

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 2-5 hours per week

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