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Distributed Organizing Intern (Remote)

NextGen America

NextGen America

Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 25, 2024


NextGen America is currently seeking a Distributed Organizing Intern to join our remote Summer internship program, with a possibility of extension to our fall program. This internship is not limited to college seniors or recent graduates. We also invite and encourage experienced professionals who may be looking for a career change to apply.

This position will be part-time with an expected commitment of 20 hours per week. The expected start date for our Summer Cohort will be May 28, 2024. Candidates may join the cohort after this date, depending on individual team recruiting timelines.


  • Paid: an intern will be considered an hourly employee with a pay rate of $22/hour
  • Location: internships are fully remote and can work from anywhere within the United States
  • Training and Development: Opportunities to learn from and train with senior employees and leaders within a leading electoral organization
  • Education: Opportunities for hands-on learning and training in an organization with a track record of championing progressive causes and candidates


  • Assist with core day-to-day activities of the Distributed Organizing team
  • Assist with monitoring our virtual field office on Slack to create and maintain an engaging and welcoming virtual environment
  • Launch and monitor distributed phone and/or text banks
  • Lead volunteer trainings and virtual meetings via Zoom
  • Provide volunteer and volunteer leader support by creating written materials, hosting trainings, and one-on-one coaching
  • Assist with volunteer and volunteer leader recruitment on a regular basis
  • Conduct necessary research and help prepare volunteer materials
  • Perform administrative support and duties as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Drive applications
  • A passion for taking political action through the engaging with young people to stand up for progressive values and causes
  • A strong desire to obtain new skills and exposure to working in a professional environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to produce high-quality work under tight deadlines
  • Creative and flexible
  • Excellent team player


NextGen America Interns are part-time, temporary employees with a set pay rate of $22/hour. This position is not eligible for benefits.


NextGen America is the leading national organization for engaging young people through voter education, registration and mobilization. We invite 18-to-35 year olds — the largest and most diverse generation in American history — into our democracy to ensure our government works for them and to find new solutions to the dire challenges facing our society and the world. Since 2013, NextGen America has registered more than 1.4 million young voters and educated many millions more, delivering more than the margin of victory for progressives in key races and building an electorate that will lead American politics for decades to come.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. We value and are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion as an organization--in theory and in practice, and our culture reflects that value and commitment. We are committed to furthering issues like climate change, health care, and immigration from a progressive perspective, and we seek to engage the public in these areas as well as others. We also recognize the urgency of confronting institutional racism and inequity within our political system and strive to make positive changes within our system as a result.