Employment Opportunities

Remote Field Team Member/Phone Banker

POSITION SUMMARY 

This position will be responsible for implementing Rising Voices and Michigan Action’s political and policy program in our targeted neighborhoods this year ahead of the 2021 municipal elections. The Field Team member will be responsible for engaging AAPIs around the upcoming elections by phone (potentially through face to face conversations) on current issues in their community, the upcoming elections, voter registration and absentee voting. Under the mentorship and supervision of the

Rising Voices/Michigan Action Leadership Team, fellows will be trained to have conversations

with people about registering to vote, about what issues matter to them and about getting involved

in mobilizing other voters in their communities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with organizers and senior leadership team on voter engagement, registration and absentee ballot “chasing”

  • Accurate data collection of candidate and issue IDs during upcoming elections

  • Engage members in deep conversations around laws, lawmakers, campaigns and other organizational priorities

  • Help people take action on progressive policy demands by sending letters, emails, making phone calls, signing petitions, attending meetings, etc.

2021 Field Canvasser

POSITION SUMMARY

This position will be responsible for implementing Rising Voices and Michigan Action’s political and policy program in our targeted neighborhoods this year ahead of the 2021 municipal elections. The Field Team member will be responsible for engaging AAPIs around the upcoming elections through door-to-door in person engagement on current issues in their community, the upcoming elections, voter registration and absentee voting. Under the mentorship and supervision of the Rising Voices/Michigan Action Leadership Team, team members will be trained to have conversations with people about registering to vote, about what issues matter to them and about getting involved in mobilizing other voters in their communities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

● Work with organizers and senior leadership team on voter engagement, registration and absentee ballot “chasing”
● Accurate data collection of candidate and issue IDs during upcoming elections
● Engage members in deep conversations around laws, lawmakers, campaigns and other organizational priorities

Digital Organizer/APALA Fellow

POSITION SUMMARY 

The Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA), AFL-CIO is seeking a Digital Organizer/ APALA Fellow to help our team build out local worker and civic engagement campaigns. We seek a creative, strategic, and passionate advocate for economic justice and AAPI worker equity. ​This position is part-time; remote, based in Michigan. The anticipated timeframe for the fellowship is June 2021 to November 2021 (6 months). 

The Macomb County Organizer/APALA Fellow will advance our programs to build capacity with local APALA chapters in order to execute worker and civic engagement organizing campaigns. This role will have high-level exposure to an exciting world of labor organizing, community advocacy, and nonprofit coalitions. The Digital Organizer/APALA Fellow will be housed at Rising Voices. The position is currently remote due to the COVID-19 pandemic but the fellow will be based in Michigan.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop 5-10 leaders by recruiting, assessing through 1:1s, and developing AAPI women (cis, trans, GNC, femme-identifying) and young people

  • Support DIYPower project with research and additional production assistance

  • Support APALA MI in Vincent40 Steering Committee

  • Support Communications Director by posting/reposting 2 posts per day across all social media platforms

  • Responds to social media inquiries and messages, moves online to offline

  • Work to create and implement redistricting events and outreach virtually

  • Recruit volunteers for municipal elections work

  • Strengthen coalition partnerships

Rising Voices of Asian American Families is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage youth, people of color, women, LGBTQ, and folks with disabilities to apply. We assure equal treatment in hiring selection, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, training, discipline, and other personnel practices and terms or conditions without regard to race, religion, sex, age, national origin, height, weight, marital status, genetic testing status, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender status, or any other protected class established by all applicable federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.