Jolt is a non-profit organization founded in 2016 to increase the civic participation of Latinos in Texas to build a stronger democracy and ensure that everyone’s voice is heard. Jolt knows that our democracy works best when everyone gets a seat at the table. That’s why Jolt builds the leadership capacity of Latinos to mobilize their peers to action. Jolt lifts up the voices of young Latinos in Texas to tell their own stories through creative arts and acts, development institutes, and student leadership.
Jolt believes that Texas is poised for change, with a growing and disaffected Latino population. Today, 1 in 3 eligible voters in Texas is Latino and projections indicate that by 2030, Latinos will make up the majority of the state’s population. But demographics alone aren’t destiny. Winning change requires building a homegrown movement and a smart, focused, long-term strategy that can deliver equality and power to those who are most excluded and often first impacted.
ABOUT THE POSITION
The Deputy Field Organizer will work with their regional team to meet a collective of 60,000 registered voters in 2022. To meet this goal, the organization is hiring a team of part-time Deputy Field Organizers to register voters in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio. Jolt’s Deputy Field Organizers engage individuals on the importance of civic education and continued engagement to create change in Texas.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Register voters on high school and college campuses, community events, and high traffic areas
Work with organizers and leaders in the community to coordinate times to register voters
Track data via database or spreadsheet on a daily basis
Check-in with your supervisor about team voter registration goals and pledge card collection goals
Communicate daily with your supervisor about your shifts and availability
Represent the organization effectively to the public
No experience necessary, but must be highly motivated and eager to engage with community members
Willing to work irregular hours and weekends
Eligible to become a Volunteer Deputy Registrar in the state of Texas
Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred
Access to a smartphone
Must be able to work a 20 hours per week
Job Type: This is a 20-hour per week part time position
Location: Austin, Texas ; Dallas, Texas ; Houston, Texas ; Fort Worth, Texas ; San Antonio, Texas
Compensation: The Deputy Field Organizer position is compensated at a rate of $20 per hour and is eligible for additional benefits from Jolt.
HOW TO APPLY
Please submit your resume and a cover explaining your qualifications and interest in the position to email@example.com with your name and the job title in the subject line. Position is open until filled.