GRASSROOTS FIELD WORKER POSITION AVAILABLE:
The deadline for applications is June 30, 2018.
The position is full time (40hrs.wk) and will begin in July and last for 11 months. Salary dependent upon experience.
Minnesota Citizens for the Arts (MCA) is a statewide arts advocacy organization that organizes the arts community to lobby the Minnesota State Legislature and Congress. Our mission is to ensure opportunity for all people to have access to and involvement in the arts. Working closely with staff and board, the Field Worker will be a part of organizing the arts community for the 2019 legislative session. The Field Worker’s duties include, but are not limited to, compiling legislative surveys, organizing legislative coffee parties, mass mailings, candidate forums, moderating public meetings, arts all-star award events and drumming up calls and letters at pivotal moments. The Field Worker will also participate in the day-to-day workings of the office and will assist the Executive Director as needed. This person must be alert, flexible, and willing to work on changing projects that become identified during the year to reach our goals at the Legislature. Applicants must have access to a vehicle and be able to travel to greater Minnesota, although the majority of time will be spent at the office.
A qualified applicant would possess the following skills:
-Interest in, experience with, and an understanding of the state legislature and Minnesota’s political process and experience in community organizing.
-Good communication skills, especially when speaking to crowds or with people on the phone.
-Experience and interest in working with a non-profit board and the arts community.
-College degree preferred, but not required if experienced.
-An organized, self-starting, positive personality with a sense of humor.
-Computer literacy; preferably experience with Apple Computers, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and database system Filemaker.
Please e-mail résumé and cover letter by June 30, 2018 to:
Minnesota Citizens for the Arts
661 LaSalle Street #220
St. Paul, MN 55114
Minnesota Citizens for the Arts is always looking for volunteers. If you are interested contact Mark Albers or 651-251-0868.
As a volunteer, you can help MCA achieve its goal of allowing all people the opportunity to have access to and involvement in the arts.
Volunteer opportunities are available throughout the year but most often take place during the legislative session. They range from in-office work, such as helping to prepare mailings and phonebanking, to field work at events like our annual Arts Advocacy Day.
Please check back for future online postings or contact MCA to add your name to our Volunteer E-mail List and you will be alerted of upcoming volunteer opportunities.
Thank you for your interest in volunteering with MCA!