Progressive Maryland Job and Internship Opportunities
All positions are based at 33 University Boulevard East, Silver Spring
(full and part-time)
PM Summer Internships at
Silver Spring Headquarters
— Apply by May 20
Progressive Maryland Canvass Director 2013
[Printable PDF] Progressive Maryland organizes working families to build power in Maryland. To meet this goal, PM unites 35 of the state's largest community, faith, and labor organizations with thousands of progressive individuals. PM organizes campaigns on issues around which we can build broad majority support across race and class lines.
Progressive Maryland seeks experienced campaign organizers to run summer field canvass operations as we fight to increase the minimum wage, close corporate tax loopholes, and in support of fair elections. Canvass directors are expected to:
- Recruit new members and raise funds for the organization;
- Recruit and train field canvassers and canvass staff;
- Work in a team environment with other progressive organizers.
- Help manage all aspects of a large canvass team
Highly competitive and dependent on experience. Previous organizing or campaign experience strongly preferred. Generous health, dental, and optical benefits are provided. Applicants need an ability to recruit and motivate diverse groups of people; a dedicated commitment to social and economic justice; accountability to goals; enthusiasm for learning new skills and ideas; willingness to be self-motivated and self-critical; and a strong work ethic. Experience working with civil rights organizations, faith-based organizations and/or labor unions and the ability to speak Spanish is a plus. Summer position is based in Silver Spring, MD.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to
Kate (AT) progressivemaryland.org
Progressive Maryland is an equal opportunity employer. [Printable PDF]