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Role: Florida Voting & Elections Intern 

Location: Florida Hybrid 

Start Date: July 1- September 15, 2024 

Reports to: Executive Director 

Details: This is a part-time internship (30 hours/pay period), starting July 1st and ending September 15th 

Essential functions: Common Cause Florida is seeking an intern to work with our voting and elections program. This is an exciting opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a major election year with nonpartisan grassroots engagement, volunteer management, voting rights/education messaging, research, data analysis, and training/events. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has a commitment to a fair and transparent democracy, and who is interested in learning more about voting and elections.   

Skills you will build and work you will be involved in 

  • Assisting and growing and engaging volunteer capacity 
  • Assisting in election protection organizing for elections 
  • Assisting with field mapping by identifying precinct targets across the state 
  • Posting social media content on various platforms 
  • Developing voting rights messaging and content for public education
  •  Aid in election protection webinars and trainings 


You will be a good fit for this internship if you have: 

  • A passion for learning about elections, government affairs, and the legislative process 
  • A desire and an ability to work in a non-partisan manner  
  • A willingness to build your organizational skills and attention to detail 
  • A willingness to build your writing and listening skills 
  • A willingness to learn new skills

Compensation: $2,625 for the 11 weeks paid in 5 equal twice monthly payments on the 15th and last day of the month.   

Classification: This position is classified as temporary and therefore not included in the union-represented collective bargaining unit.  

To Apply: Please complete the application here. Note that you will be asked for your resume and a cover letter. If you are moved forward in the process, additional details about the interview process will be shared with you by the hiring team.  

Common Cause is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants of any race, creed, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, income class, political affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status, or marital status, as well as applicants who have been previously incarcerated. 

About Common Cause 

Common Cause (501(c)(4)) and Common Cause Education Fund (501(c)(3)) are nonpartisan, nonprofit grassroots affiliate organizations dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy. We work to create open, honest, and accountable government that serves the public interest; promote equal rights, opportunity, and representation for all; and empower all people to make their voices heard in the political process. 

Founded in 1970 and headquartered in Washington, DC, Common Cause has more than 1.5 million members (about the population of New Hampshire) and supporters living in every Congressional district in the United States, and offices in 30 states around the country. 

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