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Job Opportunity- Sacramento ACT: Civic Engagement Intern

posted Aug 13, 2012, 10:16 AM by Alberto Mercado   [ updated Aug 13, 2012, 10:16 AM by Julio Zaldivar ]
Sacramento ACT is looking for a passionate, committed individual who would support ACT's civic engagement efforts starting in August through mid-November 2012. This is a stipended position that would offer valuable experience mobilizing grassroots volunteers to engage infrequent voters of color in diverse Sacramento neighborhoods. ACT's civic engagement is a strictly non-partisan effort and will not involve endorsing or opposing candidates for public office. ACT will be working to support local and statewide revenue measures.

Requirements (preferred):

1.  Experience with volunteer recruitment and management

2.  Experience working in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines

.3.  A track record of setting and meeting goals

4.  Experience working with low income and underrepresented communities

5.  Experience working with religious congregations

6.  Passion for social justice and a strong commitment to strengthening participation in the democratic process

7.  Highly enthusiastic and creative with the ability to motivate others  


Compensation :  Intern will receive a stipend of $500 for the 2-3 month period. Hours :  Primarily evening and weekend hours. 15-20 hrs/week, starting ASAP in August through mid-November.

Application Process:  Submit resume, cover letter and two reference contacts to Alicia Ross, Executive Director of ACT at Alicia@sacact.org

Julio Zaldivar,
Aug 13, 2012, 10:16 AM