The Massachusetts Voter Table (MVT) (mavotertable.org) is looking for motivated individuals who want to learn about the inner workings of a grassroots program for the 2023 Election Cycle. The Massachusetts Voter Table advances civic access, engagement, and representation to increase resources and power for people of color and working-class people toward achieving a multiracial democracy. The Massachusetts Voter Table is committed to a long-term organizing strategy that advances our vision of a more democratic and equitable society. The Massachusetts Voter Table is a fiscally sponsored project of TSNE (tsne.org).
Interns will be responsible for various tasks focused on assisting field, data and communications staff for the execution of community engagement and capacity building. Interns should be eager, flexible, and passionate about civic engagement.
Interns are expected to participate in the program with 10 hrs/wk at $18/hr pay.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
● Assisting with various forms of Direct Voter Contact (phone banking, canvassing, tabling)
● Attending and facilitating organizing trainings
● Training partner organizations and volunteers on organizing tools
● Amplifying the message of MVT using digital platforms and tools
We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.
● Great time management and organization skills
● Excellent listening skills and ability to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally
● Enthusiasm for community based civic engagement and a positive, solutions-oriented attitude
The Massachusetts Voter Table is a designed, informative and hands-on experience that provides an entry level launching point for future careers in civic engagement, organizing, and advocacy. Visit our website for more information: mavotertable.org .
Physical Demands/Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those for this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. Work is performed in an office environment and in close proximity to other workers.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to:
Regarding COVID-19: TSNE considers the health and safety of our employees of the utmost importance, and due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and subject to your state and local laws, our policy requires that all employees performing in-person work at a TSNE designated office are fully vaccinated. For the purpose of this policy, fully vaccinated indicates that you have received a single dose of the Janssen vaccine, or both doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine. Certain exemptions may be requested and will be considered by Human Resources.
Compensation and Benefits
Location: Work will be primarily performed in Boston, Massachusetts. Work is eligible for some remote work/Hybrid.
Compensation: The rate of pay is $18.00 per hour
Benefits: This position is not eligible for benefits.
TSNE/The Massachusetts Voter Table (MVT) strives to achieve excellence through a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment that embraces all of our individual and collective differences. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, Middle Eastern and North African, Bilingual and/or Bicultural candidates, and LGBTQ2SIA+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. We value and honor the unique talents, learning styles, and lived experiences of each individual that enrich and strengthen our workplace culture, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
All employment conditions are based on an individual’s performance and job qualifications. TSNE/The Massachusetts Voter Table (MVT) prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, creed, color, religion, native language, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, race-based hairstyles, or any other protected characteristic stated by federal and state law. Regardless of any class’ protection under the law or lack thereof, TSNE/The Massachusetts Voter Table (MVT) celebrates diversity and values the strengths that come with having a diverse team of employees. It is represented in our workplace culture, and it is who we are.
TSNE/The Massachusetts Voter Table (MVT)'s EEO statement extends to volunteers, interns, contractors, vendors, and clients.
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