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Are you passionate about building a city that’s safe for everyone?
Are you creative and driven?
Got a few extra hours a week to help out?

If your answer to these questions is “yes,” we have four volunteer opportunities that are perfect for someone just like you! Thanks to our amazing supporters, we have a TON of great projects on our plate — you can help us keep up with all of our exciting work.

Interested in one of these opportunities? Send an email to info@collectiveactiondc.org with the position title in the subject line, a brief note expressing your interest and a copy of your resume. We’ll get right in touch. All positions will be open until filled so apply soon!

Policy Team Members

The CASS Policy Team will consist of at least two individuals who will work together to plan, develop, and implement CASS’s public policy positions, and educate decision-makers on public sexual harassment and assault, intersecting issues, and community-driven solutions. CASS’s model is to empower community members to take leadership in ensuring public safety for themselves and others, and our policy work is no different. The policy team will focus on the following projects and tasks, in addition to addressing policy issues as they arise.

Duration: Approximately 10 hours/week, on an ongoing basis. These are work-from-anywhere positions, but team members should be located in DC.

Duties:

  • Help organize people who have experienced public gender-based violence to determine policy goals for the organization and give testimony in various fora. Act as a facilitator for community conversations.
  • Utilize research data collected locally by CASS, as well as national studies and related data (economic, transportation, population/census, etc.).
  • Pull experiences from the CASS blog to illustrate various issues and potential solutions.
  • Develop general PSH/A policy packet to give to all members of DC Council (such as stats one-pager, policy priorities one-pager, About CASS one-pager).
  • Meet with DC Council Members or their staff to discuss how PSH/A impacts women and LGBTQ people in DC.
  • Work with CASS staff on strategic planning for the organization.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with strategic partners to identify policy priorities as well as opportunities for collaboration (ongoing).
  • Assist the communications team with developing talking points around policy issues.
  • Respond to policy-related media requests (ongoing).

Communications Team Members

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

Are you skilled at garnering “likes” and retweets? Do you know what it takes to engage an online community around social justice issues? We’re looking for a social media manager to grow CASS’s online presence! You should be committed to CASS’s mission, have command of best practices and trends in social media marketing, enjoy being creative, and understand how to build and convert a digital audience.

Duration: Approximately 5-10 hours/week, on an ongoing basis.  These are work-from-anywhere positions, but team members should be located in DC.

Duties:

  • Actively engage, monitor, mobilize and grow audiences on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest, while also exploring new outlets for online engagement
  • Help identify, design and implement social media advocacy campaigns around legislation and events
  • Consistently measure and optimize content and approaches
  • Utilize social media platforms to foster relationships with key influencers, including DC Council members, reporters, bloggers and partner groups
  • Monitor news, articles and developments relevant to CASS’s mission
  • Identify and create shareable content, including graphics/images, Facebook cover photos, etc.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to maintain a consistent tone and voice across CASS platforms

EMAIL MARKETING MANAGER

Are you clever and pithy? And good at writing? We’re looking for an email marketing manager to grow and engage CASS’s audience(s). You should be committed to CASS’s mission, have command of best practices and trends in email marketing, enjoy being creative, and understand how to build and convert a digital audience.

Duration: Approximately 5-10 hours/week, on an ongoing basis. This is a work-from-anywhere position, but team members should be located in DC.

Duties:

  • Develop and maintain email calendar for communications with various audiences
  • Write, design and manage individual email campaigns, including newsletters, calls-to-action and fundraising appeals
  • Determine optimal list segmentation for various email sends, such as segmentation based upon donor status or engagement level
  • Consistently track, measure, and analyze email performance in order to improve and optimize content, including open and click-through rates
  • Collaborate with colleagues to maintain a consistent tone and voice across CASS platforms

WEBSITE MANAGER

Do you know basic HTML? Do you have web or blogging experience? We’re looking for a website manager to grow and engage CASS’s audience(s). You should be committed to CASS’s mission, have a basic command of best practices in web management, enjoy being creative, and understand how to optimize online content.

Duration: Approximately 5-10 hours/week, on an ongoing basis. This is a work-from-anywhere position, but team members should be located in DC.

Duties:

  • Develop and maintain detailed content calendar in efforts to keep CASS’s website engaging and up-to-date
  • Write and identify content for CASS’s blog and website, including event announcements, surveys, and more
  • Create, manage and update comprehensive online resources on public sexual harassment and assault, including relevant programs and services offered by partner organizations
  • Oversee and publish user submissions on street harassment
  • Consistently track, measure, and analyze website performance through Google Analytics
  • Implement and advise CASS staff on practices to optimize content for search engines

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