Voter Empowerment Organizer

Job Type:  Part-time
Job Duration: Through 11/7/18
Location:  Louisville, Lexington, Covington, Bowling Green, and Berea
# of Open Positions: 12
How to apply: Application form here

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth is a grassroots social justice organization with more than 11,000 members across the state. We organize for a thriving and sustainable economy, a clean environment, racial and economic justice, and a healthy democracy.

We are looking for progressive-minded folks who are interested in politics and want the opportunity to make a difference this election year.

Our Voter Empowerment Organizers will be responsible for canvassing neighborhoods and connecting with voters through direct conversations. You will walk door-to-door to register voters, educate voters about issues and candidates, recruit and coordinate volunteers, help get certain progressive candidates elected, and get out the vote.  The position involves door-to-door canvassing and phone-banking talking to voters. It also requires a small amount of data-entry.

If you aren’t afraid of talking to folks about issues that matter and engaging voters, this might be a good match for you. 

This is a part time, temporary position that will start around June 1st, 2018 and run until November 7, 2018. 

Positions average 15 hours a week. KFTC pays $13.74 per hour.

Range of Responsibilities:

  • Canvassing neighborhoods, using walk lists and having conversations with voters.
  • Phone banking to have conversation with voters
  • Recruiting and coordinating volunteers.
  • Data-entry


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission and values of KFTC
  • Desire and ability to do public outreach, including door-to-door canvassing, phone, and tabling
  • Desire and ability to develop the leadership of other people
  • A commitment to diversity and the ability to work well in diverse groups, especially with low-income communities and communities of color
  • Good communication skills, including active-listening
  • Ability to be self-motivated and independent, and also work effectively in teams

To Apply:

1)    Fill out this online form

KFTC is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.