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Organizing Intern

Join the growing team that's transforming U.S. sex education for good
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OrganizING INTERN

EducateUS is building a movement of voters laser-focused on advancing progressive sex education policy and implementation across the country. We believe that comprehensive public sex education can change the world.

2024-2025 Academic Year Sex Ed Organizing Internship:
APPLICATIONS CLOSED

The Role 

As we are a new and growing organization, this is a great opportunity for an intern who wants to see how many facets of an advocacy organization work. The intern will assist the Lead Organizer in a variety of key organizational activities, including but not limited to supporting our local organizing partners, vetting potential school board candidates for endorsement, opposition tracking, supporting our fundraising efforts, and more.  

Intern responsibilities or projects might include:

  • Assisting our local community organizing and legislative advocacy partners with administrative tasks
  • Tracking sex education related news, including tracking our opposition
  • Researching candidates for potential endorsement 
  • Keeping voters apprised of when and how to vote, and which candidates support sex education
  • Responding to new volunteer inquiries

Required skills: 

  • Daily access to a dependable computer.
  • Able to work from home or offsite
  • Able to articulate the importance of quality, inclusive sex education
  • Strong organizing, writing and research skills

Other helpful skills:

  • Proficiency with Zoom, Slack, Google Drive and/or Outlook
  • Community organizing and/or advocacy experience
  • Customer service experience

The details: 

Schedule allowing, intern will be able to attend policy and organizing strategy meetings, as well as meetings with field leaders across the country, candidates and more. We are happy to work with intern and intern’s school to support your opportunity to earn school credit for this internship, if available. 

Intern will receive at least one hour per week of one-on-one supervision with Candace Hardnett, Lead Organizer of EducateUS.

Must be available for 10 hrs/week, during the hours of 9am to 6pm Eastern. Within those parameters, schedule is flexible.

Candidates must have a commitment to progressive change, great work ethic, and professionalism.  

This position reports to: Lead Organizer 

Location: Fully remote. 

Salary: $17/hr for 10hr/week

To apply: Please send a cover letter and your resume to apply@educateusaction.org with “NAME, ORGANIZING INTERN” in the subject. Please make sure all submitted materials clearly state your name. Deadline to apply is May 5, 2024

EducateUS is an equal opportunity employer, committed to equitable hiring and dedicated to diversity in our work and staff. We do not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, uniform service member status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Women, people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals, LGBTQIA persons, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Those whose experiences and perspectives have been traditionally under-represented in the field of sexual health are particularly encouraged to apply.