Organizing Fellow

Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/8/2023 10:38 AM)
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Civil Rights, Social Action, and Advocacy
Fiscal Sponsorship Organizations
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Massachusetts Voter Table


The Massachusetts Voter Table (MVT) ( was formed in 2011 to build power among the “New American Majority” – low-income a, people of color, young people, and new citizens. Our theory of change is rooted in an analysis that grassroots organizing is the means to achieving racial and economic justice. We utilize and embed civic engagement tactics as a means to build power. MVT partner organizations work across Massachusetts where there is a density of low income and communities of color.  The Massachusetts Voter Table is the local affiliate of State Voices. The Massachusetts Voter Table is a fiscally sponsored organization of TSNE. (


The Massachusetts Voter Table (MVT) 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.


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 hours per week.



  • 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.


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. Ability to sit and/or for extended periods of time in front of a computer screen is an essential aspect of the position. There may be a need to lift and/or move materials or equipment.


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to:

  • Handle, or feel objects, tools or controls;
  • Reach; traverse; sit (usually for longer periods of time); occasionally ascend/descend; and position self (to) move;
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds;
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate;
  • Job is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards;
  • Likelihood of personal injury would be relatively slight;
  • Environmental and work hazards are not present to a measurable degree.

Compensation and Benefits


Location: Work will be primarily performed Hybrid- Boston preferred - geographically flexible. Work is eligible for some remote work.

Compensation: The salary for this position is $18.00 /hr.

Benefits: This position is not eligible for benefits.


TSNE/Massachusetts Voter Table 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/Massachusetts Voter Table 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/Massachusetts Voter Table 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/Massachusetts Voter Table's EEO statement extends to volunteers, interns, contractors, vendors, and clients.


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