Applications for the 2022 NYC Votes Youth Ambassador Program are officially closed. The 2022 NYC Votes Youth Ambassador Program application is officially live! We are looking for New Yorkers ages 14-18 who are passionate about civic engagement, voting, and democracy to join our 2022 NYC Votes Youth Ambassador team! This paid opportunity will run from May - August, with an option to stay on through November 2022. Ambassadors will earn up to $175 per month for 10-15 hours of work. For the time being, this opportunity will be entirely remote, with a possibility for 2 days/week in person programming during the summer months. As we continue to face a global pandemic, the integrity and accessibility of our elections are at stake. Now more than ever we must work together to educate and mobilize our communities about the importance of civic engagement--especially at the local level.
The application deadline has been extended to March 7 @ 5pm!
NYC Votes Youth Ambassadors are a community of young people who care about our city and our democracy. Ambassadors will be expected to complete weekly tasks, long-term projects, and engage in regular meetings. The Ambassadors will be trained to become the next generation of community leaders in New York City. Participating in the program provides not only an opportunity to work alongside a city agency and learn more about voting and local government, but also to develop leadership, public speaking, and community organizing skills. Ambassadors will be required to:
- Regularly attend weekly virtual meetings
- Share non-partisan election and voting information with their peers
- Participate in projects with the Campaign Finance Board staff
- Produce original content for social media
- Complete a final research project
- Host Get Out the Vote Events
The requirements for this position include:
17 members will be selected for the 2022 program. The deadline to apply is Monday, March 7 @ 5pm. Extensions to complete the application will not be granted. Young New Yorkers from all experience levels and backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Approximately 45 applicants will initially be selected to move on to interviews. The first round will consist of a 30-minute Zoom interview with the Youth Engagement Coordinator. Applicants who make it to round 2 will sit for a 30-minute panel style interview with 3 Campaign Finance Board staff members.
Final decisions will be released on April 30 via email.
For more information about our other youth programming please visit us at www.voting.nyc/youth.
For questions, please contact us at [email protected].
Once you complete the below interest form, you will receive a link to complete the application.
NYC Votes is an initiative of the New York City Campaign Finance Board, the independent city agency that ensures local elections are fair, inclusive, and open. Learn more about us at www.voting.nyc.
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