Duke College Democrat Fellowship
With the upcoming municipal elections in 2017 and state and federal elections
in 2018, the Duke Democrats have started a six-month organizing fellowship program.
The large training and professional development component of the program,
this is a fantastic opportunity both for seasoned campaign volunteers looking
to hone their skills and for first-time volunteers looking to get their feet
wet in the political world.
Organizing fellows will be the staple of the NCDP's 2017 strategy and will
have the opportunity to make a huge difference for Democrats up and down the
ballot by leading volunteer recruitment, leadership development and training,
and voter contact efforts in their areas while also having the chance to meet
important players and build connections in NC politics.
We encourage all interested College Democrats to see the full job description
attached and to apply for this position by visiting ncdp.org/jobs.
Applications are rolling and are due July 28, and interested applicants can
reach out to Sarah Fellman at
with any questions.
North Carolina Democratic Party Fellowship Program
With important municipal elections in 2017 and vital state and federal
elections in 2018, the NCDP has started a six-month organizing fellowship
program. Fellows will need to commit to at least 20 hours a week organizing an
area until the election on November 7th, 2017. For the remaining three months
of the program, the fellows will continue to work building relationships
within the community, while the NCDP will be providing the fellows valuable
trainings to have them prepared to work in a full-time capacity in 2018. This
program is designed to fit around an individual’s schedule, allowing them to
make their own hours.
• A passion to elect Democrats across the state
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and multitask
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Willingness and eagerness to learn and develop new skills on the job
• Team player
• Self-motivated and responsible to hit changing goals
• Knowledge of local politics
• Must have a laptop and reliable means of transportation
• Previous organizing and VAN experience is preferred
• Recruiting and training volunteers and building local volunteer leadership
• Leading local voter registration, persuasion, and get out the vote efforts
• Working with local County Democratic Parties and progressive partners to
• Commitment to 20-hour work for the duration of the 6-month program
Following the completion of the program, all fellows who succeed in the
program will be automatically entered into the application pool for the NCDP’s
full time field positions for the 2018 election cycle.
How to Apply:
Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Organizing Fellowship at
ncdp.org/jobs. Hiring will occur on a rolling basis until all positions are
Applications improperly submitted will not be accepted. The North Carolina
Democratic Party is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate
and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in
employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation,
termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against
any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national
origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual
orientation, gender identify or gender expression.