Jobs and Internships

2023 IDP Summer Field Fellowship (Bannock County)

About: The Idaho Democratic Party is hiring for our summer field program! The ideal candidate will be committed to affecting change in red states, is goal-oriented, eager to learn, and interested in encouraging Idaho Citizens, registered voters and Democrats to volunteer! No prior campaign or field experience is required to apply. The field fellowship position is designed to teach transferable skills to any future career, but especially in Idaho Democratic politics. The field fellow will work part-time, for a 10 week term. Field fellows will be paid twice per month at a rate of $15/hour per week.

 

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Register new voters at community events
  • Canvass neighborhoods and apartments
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with Democrats, progressive organizations, and community leaders.
  • Attend weekly meetings with the Outreach Director and fellows

 

Qualifications:

  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic.
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks in a specified timeframe.
  • Able to contribute to an anti-racist and inclusive work environment.
  • Willingness to learn new skills and ask for help to gain understanding.
  • High levels of organization and task management.
  • Verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to speak with voters across the political spectrum.
  • A valid driver’s license and access to transportation within the applicants county.

 

Expected Outcomes:

The field fellow program is designed to teach the fundamentals of political field work. In this program you will learn:

  • A basic understanding of the voter database.
  • Skills to execute a field strategy to increase voter turnout.
  • Methods to effectively recruit, manage, and train campaign volunteers.
  • An understanding of true community organizing and power building.
  • How to work alongside Idaho Democratic Party staff to brainstorm ideas, execute plans, and meet organizational goals.
  • Political experience that can be used in future positions within the party and campaigns.

 

To apply please email Anthony Porto at Anthony@idahodems.org. This position is 15 hours per week paid $15 an hour as an independent contractor.

The Idaho Democratic Party is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identification, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, marital status, disability or any category prohibited by local, state, or federal