Kansas City Volunteer Leader (Volunteer)

Jessica Piper for Missouri

Jessica Piper for Missouri, a rural, progressive political campaign, seeks a passionate volunteer out of the Kansas City, MO area to help get Jessica Piper elected to the Missouri House of Representatives in November 2022.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Kansas City Volunteer Leader will be responsible for overseeing the Kansas City, MO area field program for the Piper campaign. Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Implement the campaign’s data-driven field program in the area
  • Execute voter contact efforts, such as phone banks, canvasses, and voter registration for volunteers in the area
  • Recruit, develop, and train volunteer teams and leaders 
  • Work directly with county and municipal Democratic organizations in the area 
  • Attend local events to recruit volunteers, talk about the campaign, and build community relationships
  • Ensure that all metrics related to field activities are properly tracked

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Values that align with the candidate 
  • At least 1 cycle of field experience, including volunteer work
  • Experience recruiting, training, and managing volunteers is preferred
  • Experience managing some aspect of a volunteer operation
  • Knowledge of and basic experience working with VoteBuilder (VAN), Reach, and miniVAN, or a strong willingness to learn the programs 
  • Extensive experience with Excel and Google Sheets
  • Strong interpersonal skills, effective communication skills, and an ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • A willingness to learn and improve 

PAY, BENEFITS, LOGISTICS: The Kansas City Volunteer Leader is a volunteer position and will not be paid. The volunteer leader is expected to work about 10-15 hours a week. If the volunteer leader is a student, the campaign is willing to work with their university to provide internship credit hours. This position will run through the November 2022 election.

TO APPLY: Send resume and 1-2 references to Tara Logan, Piper for Missouri Chief Consultant/Field Director at tara@jessicapiperformissouri.com. Cover letter optional. Please use “Kansas City Volunteer Application — (Name)” as the subject. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Jessica Piper will not be involved in the selection process.

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