Here is grass roots politics.
This is how we make our voices count –
making a difference one by one by one.
We have a way for you to contribute that suits your tastes, interests, skill, availability and/or energy level. These positions come active at varying times depending on.the season, the election cycle, event schedules and people’s availability. Pick out one (or more) and fill in the form below.
Office Staff you can volunteer for one day a week, just occasionally or whenever we can depend on you. In the office we do calling, mailings, coordination, training, greet walk-ins, and handout yard signs, buttons and stickers
Data Entry – for those who won’t make calls, or won’t talk to their neighbors but are willing to sit at a computer entering data collected by other volunteers. Very sporadic, very important
Phone Caller we are constantly reaching out to people. We can identify them by interest and voting history looking for volunteers and potential supporters during an election. Getting out the vote is an essential element of every election.
Door to Door Canvasser call on your neighbors or voters in key areas. This is the absolutely most important volunteer job because it has the potential to change people’s minds. People may not want to talk, but are rarely rude.
Event Staff for the 4 or 5 events we do each year. The Events committee always needs help setting-up, planning, coordinating and cleaning-up.
Parade Staff during the summer and early fall there are parades almost every weekend. We have a float and music but need people to ride the float or walk the parade route. Sometimes we hand out literature or candy but mostly we just walk in support of the party. There are parades in ever corner of the county
Researcher help sort through the many emails, decide which are important and forward them appropriately. Fact check, follow-up on ideas, gather information on key issues.
Neighborhood Coordinator we have a “voter preference” list (a data base) that needs additions and updates. A Coordinator takes a 4 or 5 block area near where they live and gets to know the strong Democrats living there and discover the preferences of those who aren’t yet in the list. We supply the initial list and provide back-up support.
Advocate write a letter-to-the-editor and/or an issue paper on a topic of your choice.
Recruiter helps fill all these volunteer positions through personal contact by phone or face-to-face.
Committee Member our committees function more like Task Forces growing and shrinking depending on need and urgency. Typical Committees are: Membership (recruitment, public relations, events); Advocacy (education, outreach, issues); Elections (candidate recruitment/support, office coordination. Committees meet on an as-needed basis.
Poll Worker – sit at a table, register the voter, hand out ballets. There are many who are regulars at this, but replacements are occasionally needed. Contact your town or city clerk to say you are willing.
Become a Candidate
Volunteer now. This is how:
1. Enter your Name, Address, Phone, Email in the form below.
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2. In the Reply box, describe what you’re volunteering for.
Be as specific as you wish – what, when, how often, etc.
3. Click on the “Post Comment” button on the lower right.
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