Do you have a passion for civic engagement and advocacy? We have a job for you! Texas Rising is looking to hire a Advocacy and Field Organizer in El Paso, TX. Texas Rising is a program of the Texas Freedom Network (a statewide non-partisan, grassroots organization) that is building an informed and effective movement working toward equality and social justice. 


Job Description: 

  • Part time position at $19/hr

  • 20 – 25 hrs a Week

  • Ability to take lead on local issue advocacy projects in their region

  • Assist and participate in state legislative session projects

  • Assist with coordination of Civics Y’all projects under the direction of Regional Field Coordinator

  • Lead youth community recruitment efforts when needed to support events and activities

  • Recruit, train, and manage paid canvassing staff

  • Coach, shadow, and make work plans with paid canvassing staff in the field

  • Manage canvassing operations, including but not limited to: tracking hours, ensuring team members meet expectations, and coordinating logistics, including managing supplies. 

  • Maintain regular communication with the Regional Field Coordinator including but not limited to providing reports on canvasser performance and progress toward campaign goals

  • Maintain regular communication with the Political Coordinator including but not limited to, providing reports on status of local advocacy work and lege assignments.

  • Job duties fluctuate with season


Requirements:

  • Ability to work well with a team, take direction and feedback, and share skills and knowledge 

  • Energetic and positive attitude

  • Ability to work respectfully with people of diverse backgrounds

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision; self-motivated 

  • Ability to work around 4-6 hours a day for 4-5 days a week

  • Have a keen attention to detail and the ability to learn quickly

  • Passion for progressive politics, youth organizing, and grassroots communities.

  • Must have access to a laptop, smartphone, and reliable transportation

  • Previous experience in canvassing, advocacy, or other civic engagement campaigns required

  • Ability to manage a team of 5 - 10 people

  • Management experience preferred but not required

  • Must be willing to get deputized to register voters 

  • Bilingual; English and Spanish preferred but not required