Vot-ER Careers

Overview

At Vot-ER, we envision healthy communities powered by an inclusive democracy. We are working to exponentially scale voter access within America’s healthcare system. We provide the tools, training, and community to support a growing movement that amplifies the voices of patients, families, & healthcare professionals in America’s democracy.

As an organization with a vision focused on an inclusive American democracy, we aim to reflect that standard in our own organization as well. Vot-ER has a strong commitment to diversity and especially encourages people who are historically underrepresented in healthcare and civic engagement to apply.

Current Opportunities

Arizona Organizer [Remote in AZ]

Position description:

Vot-ER is seeking a full-time Arizona Regional Organizer to engage healthcare providers to support their colleagues and patients to register to vote, furthering our mission to create a more inclusive democracy. The Organizer will execute efforts to recruit new providers into our work, build the power and leadership of our current providers, and support all providers to help their patients and communities to vote in 2022.

Reports to: Organizing Director

Responsibilities:

  • Create volunteer teams: Build out 8-12 healthcare provider organizing teams in Arizona to regularly engage in voter registration activities
  • Support voter registration efforts: Help patients and providers to register to vote and/or request an absentee ballot through healthcare-based voter access by Nov 2022
  • Grow the base of Vot-ER health care providers: Recruit 300-500 new Healthy Democracy Kit users leading up to general election voter registration deadlines, moving providers up the ladder of engagement when possible
  • Engage Community Health Centers in voter registration: Recruit/work with 3-4 community health centers in strategic areas of the state to engage in voter registration activities
  • Get Out the Vote: Engage in GOTV efforts that aim to increase voter participation versus a typical midterm year
  • Form partnerships: Work with nonpartisan civic engagement organizations to support Vot-ER voter registration efforts

Requirements:

Vot-ER welcomes people of all levels of experience and all backgrounds to our work. When we think of organizers for this role, we think of people who have: 

  • A commitment to working with diverse teams for an organization committed to health equity and racial justice
  • Must live in AZ or call the state home
  • Strong people skills and positive attitude with the ability to motivate volunteers
  • An ability to be highly independent and to manage multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience using Google Suite, Zoom, and other online tools to communicate effectively
  • Bi-/Multilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply; Spanish proficiency preferred

Work Environment/Compensation:

  • This is a full-time role through December 31, 2022. The role will involve occasional nights and weekends with increased activity from Aug-Oct, 2022.
  • Pay is $4,000/month with health insurance benefits, flexible time off policy, and reimbursements for travel-related costs.

Apply

Email Vot-ER’s Organizing Director Leah at leah@vot-er.org using the subject line “Arizona Regional Organizer” with a work sample or project of your choice, a resume, and a response in the body of the email to the following questions:

  • What skills or experience do you bring that would make you a great organizer?
  • Why are you interested in working for Vot-ER?

Undergraduate Internship [Remote – Summer 2022]

Position description: 

Launched in 2020, Vot-ER has scaled rapidly last year, now with 25,000 participating healthcare providers, over 300 hospitals, and a range of other partners. Now, the context we face is completely different. Our work in 2022 will lay the groundwork for what Vot-ER looks like for years to come. 

Vot-ER has a robust internship program that helps undergraduates meet leaders in the fields of democracy and health, work with strong mentors, and build new skills. Note that this is a remote internship for undergraduate students. 

You have one (or more) of the following superpowers:

  • Project management and coordinating complex logistics
  • Data analysis or software development
  • Graphic design or turning complicated topics into visual representations
  • Helping people and communities build plans and turn them into power
  • Writing for a range of audiences

How you enjoy showing up: 

  • Your professional goals or personal experiences have a strong link to either health, democracy, behavioral economics, policy, or politics (or more than one of these areas)
  • You are self-directed and take initiative to find places where you can improve our work
  • You enjoy being a part of a diverse team that has a strong sense of community
  • You enjoy the fast pace of an innovative startup
  • You are well-organized and respond in a timely manner on email, Slack, and text

Apply:

Email Vot-ER’s Acting Executive Director Aliya at aliya@vot-er.org using the subject line “Undergraduate Internship” with a work sample or project of your choice, a resume, and a response to the following two questions:  

  1. Share a description of a project you particularly enjoyed working on. Please be sure to provide detail of the context, your role, the broader team, and why you enjoyed it. 
  2. Why are you interested in working with VotER?

Compensation:

For full-time summer interns or for students taking gap semesters, gap years, or participating in co-op programs, we pay $2000/month with an expectation of about 30 hours of work per week. For part-time interns, we pay $1000/month with the expectation of 10-15 hours of work per week.

Don’t see a role that fits you?

Don’t see a role that fits you, but interested in volunteering or working with us? Email aliya@vot-er.org with the subject “Getting involved in Vot-ER” and some details, and they will get back to you as soon as they can.