Join the Volunteer Action Squad!
As a people-powered department, the USDAC relies on, well, people! Support the USDAC by lending your skills and joining this talented and passionate community of volunteers. We're currently looking to fill the following roles. If you see something that sounds like you, write to email@example.com with a paragraph explaining who you are, what role you’re interested in, and why it would be a good fit, and we’ll be back in touch right away! (Perks include USDAC Swag, calls with USDAC teammates, and the satisfaction of helping widen the "We" of "We the People"!)
Secretary of Tweets and Pokes: Are you a savvy social media maven with a passion for social justice and creative hootenanny? Help us take our digital presence to the next level! 2-4 hours/week. If interested, send a note to firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us a bit about your social media experience and why you'd like to join forces with the USDAC.
Artreach Coordinator (multiple positions available): The USDAC’s national actions invite anyone anywhere to bring their creativity to the public sphere. In order for these to be a success, we need support in engaging a diverse array of organizations, coalitions, and networks. We’re looking for 3-5 volunteers with a firm grasp of our work to support with action outreach, identifying and activating potential partner organizations and networks in their geographic area and beyond. 1-4 hours/week, 2 month commitment.
Deputy of Research and Reconnaissance: If you care about art and social change, are a facile Googler, good with organization, don’t mind making the occasional cold call or logistical inquiry, and love to learn, this could be a good role for you. Help the USDAC gather the information it needs to pull off awesome things. 1-3 hours/week, 4 month commitment
Code Poet: The USDAC seeks a resident web designer with basic to intermediate skills in CSS and HTML to take current web presence to the next level. This will include ongoing small edits to template in Squarespace site, building new HTML email templates from scratch, as well as strategizing about additional tweaks to maximize user engagement. Strong sense of aesthetics/design plus technical knowledge required. This person must be able to meet deadlines and communicate status/updates in layman's terms. If a good fit, this person could also be a key strategist as we dream into how we might use technology to further spark empathy, equity, and social imagination far and wide. 1-4 hours/week; 3 month commitment
In addition to the satisfaction of contributing their services, meeting new collaborators, and being a part of a growing grassroots movement, Action Squad members get free USDAC swag and are invited to join Community Learning Calls with the extended USDAC team! If you’re interested in joining, write to email@example.com with a bit about who you are and why you’d be a good fit for the role.