San Antonio Field Fellow

 

MOVE Texas Field Fellowship Job Description

Destined to be a future community leader? Want to lead the movement to make San Antonio a stronger democracy? Well, we have the position for you! The MOVE Texas Fellowship provides the opportunity to build community leadership and field management skills, meet local elected officials, publish deep-dive research and writing on public policy you care about, and register thousands of young people at the same time.

What You’ll Do:

  • Plan, manage, and execute the registration of thousands of voters in San Antonio on college campuses, at special events, and by field canvassing
  • Lead citywide campus events like National Voter Registration Day and Parties at the Polls
  • Teach young people about civic participation and why they need to have a voice in our democracy
  • Build coalitions across the Alamo City around issues that young people care about
  • Learn directly from elected officials, community leaders, and public professionals and build a strong local political network
  • Research and write on public policy issues that interests you, publishing your work on our blog and social media pages
  • Visit the Texas Capitol and lobby elected officials about your public policy recommendations
  • Work 20-25 hours per week, including some nights and weekends

What You’ll Get:

  • Financial compensation for all of your hard work
  • College-level credit (per your education institution’s requirements)
  • First class field organizing experience – former MOVE Fellows are running political campaigns, working for elected officials, managing nonprofit field teams, and interning in Washington, D.C.
  • A first-hand understanding of the political process in San Antonio
  • Bragging rights for changing the world!

What You’ll Need:

Questions?

Email our Leadership Manager, Raven Douglas, at raven@movesanantonio.org