Do you want to the chance to learn and hone your organizing skills? Do you have extra time over the summer to get involved in pushing for justice? Then consider applying for our Summer Organizers Program!
Summer Organizers focus on direct community organizing through door-to-door engagement, leadership development trainings, and informing residents of the critical issues (in 2019 we will be working on criminal justice reform). Below are some of the specific areas Summer Organizers will work on.
Leadership development: Learn new skills, practice facilitating workshops, and developing the capacity of others
Recruit and develop volunteers: Build relationships with volunteers to hone their leadership with the neighborhood team
Field organizing: Engage neighborhoods in the issues of the day and how they can get involved
Keys to Success
Start date, hours, and location
The Summer Organizers Program starts June 2019 and lasts approximately two months, depending on the candidate’s availability.
Summer Organizer positions are between 10 and 15 hours a week, depending on the candidate’s availability.
Candidates must have the ability to attend at least some trainings in Wilmington (however we also have options for those organizing in Sussex as well). Most work will take place in New Castle County.
Candidates who would like financial assistance to participate in the program can apply to receive between $500 and $2,000 depending on the number of participants.