National Volunteer Opportunities

Urban Citizens United is currently hiring for following national volunteer opportunities. Volunteers work remotely.

Regional Director

Location: Nationwide (Telecommute Volunteer Role)
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: 6-months
Hours: 4-6 hours per week
Start Date: New programs begin every month, you choose month you wish to start

You don’t need to be a lobbyist to help influence foreign policy. As a Regional Director, you’ll serve as a Urban Citizens United Ambassador in your city – mobilizing your friends, family colleagues to contact Congress in support of key legislation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Meet with local congressional leaders lobby for legislation that improves living conditions for ALL American Citizens.
  • Mobilize people in your community to contact their congressional leaders to support Immigration Reform legislation.
  • Manage implement fundraising campaigns.
  • Build a network of people engaged in cause.
  • Serve as Urban Citizens United’s Ambassador in your city.

Qualifications:

  • Basic knowledge of U.S. Politics & international development.
  • Highly organized with ability to prioritize multiple functions tasks while managing their work time efficiently.
  • Strong team player that loves to bring new ideas to table.
  • Ability to demonstrate frequent independent judgment with decisiveness.
  • Excellent overall communication skills: oral, written, presentation.

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to [email protected]

Advocate

Location: Nationwide (Telecommute Volunteer Role)
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: 3-months
Hours: 4-hours per week
Start Date: New programs begin every month, you choose month you wish to start

This is a great entry-level volunteer position for someone looking to be part of Urban Citizens United. Advocates can operate from anywhere in U.S.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as an ambassador for American Citizens Rights. Build awareness of issues & ways people can help.
  • Manage implement fundraising campaigns.
  • Represent Urban Citizens United in your city – attend events engage people in cause.
  • Contact congressional leaders in support of key Immigration Reform programs.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent overall communication skills: oral, written, presentation.
  • Ability to self-manage prioritize assignments.

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to [email protected]

Writer

Location: Nationwide (telecommute volunteer role)
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: 3-months
Hours: 12 hours per week

This is a 12-week, part-time volunteer role. The selected cidate will be able to work from home pick their own schedule, but must meet weekly deadlines.

  • Write one article per week for Urban Citizens United’s blog. Writing will focus on quality, but also improving search ranking.
  • Assist with advocacy fundraising.

Qualifications: Strong research writing skills. Must be able to work independently meet deadlines with very little supervision. Experience writing SEO friendly content is helpful, but not required.

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume two writing samples to [email protected].

Guest Contributor

Do you care about Americans have a knack for writing easy to follow content? If you answered “yes” would like to see your articles featured on Urban Citizens United’s Blog, then we would like to hear from you:

To apply:

  1. Email your article to [email protected] for review. 
  2. We’ll reply within a timely manner with a decision – either “Yes, we’ll publish your article on our Blog or Magazine” or “Please give it another shot — this one isn’t in-line with what we’re looking for”.
  3. You can send in as many articles as you’d like as often as you’d like.

This is an excellent opportunity to have your original content read by thouss of people that visit urbancitizensunited.org each month.

Volunteer Editor

Location: Nationwide (remote volunteer role)

Urban Citizens United is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make American Citizen Rights a Priority focus of U.S. policy. The Editor is responsible for reviewing articles submitted by Urban Citizens United ’s national team of writers. Editors will also perform edits for articles appearing on our blog.

Our volunteer position is a part-time, work from home role. You can set your own schedule specify how many hours per week you wish to work.

– Edit format articles submitted by national writers.
– Work with writers to improve their articles.

Qualifications: Must have great editing skills. Must be able to work independently meet deadlines with very little supervision. Experience writing SEO friendly content is helpful, but not required.

To apply: Please email a copy of your resume two writing samples to [email protected]