Current Job Openings:

Rise Fall ’22 Student Organizing Fellow

Rise is a student-led campaign advocating for free college and students’ basic needs. Through permanent investments in college student organizing, our mission is to make higher education accessible and affordable for everyone. We are hiring college students to lead organizing efforts to advocate for free college legislation and register students to vote. We are looking to hire students primarily in MI, WI, GA, PA, & AZ.

Organizing will include but not be limited to building partnerships with state and student organizations, using creative online tactics to recruit attendees to our organizing events, and connecting with youth in their community to register to vote.

Fellows will work up to 20 hours per week and earn $15 per hour, and will have a flexible schedule that they can set around other work, academic, or family obligations. This position is available to any currently enrolled college student, and no previous political or organizing experience is required. Students will succeed in this role if they are ambitious, creative, and persistent.

We thank you in advance for your application, and look forward to reading them! Applications will be read on a rolling basis, so please apply ASAP. Please email Israel Molina at [email protected] if you have any questions or concerns.

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Rise ’22 Student Ambassador

Rise is a student-led organization advocating for free college and students’ basic needs. We are hiring college students to lead our relational organizing efforts to advocate for free college and prepare youth to turn out and vote in November 2022, in MI, WI, GA, PA & AZ.

Student Ambassadors will be expected to have conversations with their friends, family, classmate and community members and help them make a plan to vote!

Reminder that the requirements you need to fulfill for this Ambassadorship are:
• Attend 1 relational organizing training led by Rise Fellows
• Check in regularly, at least once a week, with a Rise Fellow in a 1:1
• Recruit a minimum, 30 plans to vote* through Rise.Vote

Ambassadors will be paid $90 once they reach the minimum number of plans to vote, and $3 per plan to vote at increments of 15 above the minimum threshold.

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Director of Organizing, Israel Molina at: [email protected]

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Rise Arizona State Director

Rise Arizona is a youth-led campaign for free college. Rise advocates not only for free tuition and fees at public colleges and universities, but also sufficient financial aid to address students’ basic needs and support for students to graduate on time. We are building a movement of students and supporters to make sure money is never an obstacle to students pursuing their dreams in college and beyond.

We are currently recruiting a State Director for Arizona to lead ongoing student organizing and advocacy efforts on the ground, and our massive youth voter registration and mobilization this election cycle. This senior role will have significant managerial responsibilities, and an operational budget to expand Rise Arizona’s work on behalf of students statewide. We are looking for candidates with the following qualities:

  • Strong interest in developing college students’ power to affect policy change
  • 2 years (or at least 1 election cycle) of experience building grassroots advocacy or electoral campaigns at a Regional State Director Level or higher
  • Excitement to recruit, train and support new and first-time organizers 
  • Entrepreneurial mindset for building campaigns, learning new skills, and adapting to dynamic situations 
  • Willingness to travel within Arizona on a monthly basis
  • Creativity to adapt to rapidly changing political and policy contexts 
  • Commitment to an inclusive and intersectional approach to organizing 

This role can be located anywhere in the state of Arizona, and the salary will be commensurate with experience. Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis, so please apply as soon as possible. Please email [email protected] with any questions or concerns.

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  • Rise Pennsylvania State Director

    Rise Pennsylvania is a youth-led campaign for free college. Rise advocates not only for free tuition and fees at public colleges and universities, but also sufficient financial aid to address students’ basic needs and support for students to graduate on time. We are building a movement of students and supporters to make sure money is never an obstacle to students pursuing their dreams in college and beyond.

    We are currently recruiting a State Director for Pennsylvania to lead ongoing student organizing and advocacy efforts on the ground, and our massive youth voter registration and mobilization this election cycle. This senior role will have significant managerial responsibilities, and an operational budget to expand Rise Pennsylvania’s work on behalf of students statewide. We are looking for candidates with the following qualities:

    • Strong interest in developing college students’ power to affect policy change
    • 2 years (or at least 1 election cycle) of experience building grassroots advocacy or electoral campaigns at a Regional State Director Level or higher
    • Excitement to recruit, train and support new and first-time organizers 
    • Entrepreneurial mindset for building campaigns, learning new skills, and adapting to dynamic situations 
    • Willingness to travel within Pennsylvania on a monthly basis
    • Creativity to adapt to rapidly changing political and policy contexts 
    • Commitment to an inclusive and intersectional approach to organizing 

    This role can be located anywhere in the state of Pennsylvania, and the salary will be commensurate with experience. Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis, so please apply as soon as possible. Please email [email protected] with any questions or concerns.

Rise Wisconsin Deputy State Director

Rise is a student & youth led campaign nonprofit organization advocating for free college and mobilizing student and youth voters. This year, we are organizing thousands of students and youth statewide to get out the vote in November. We are hiring a Deputy State Director for Wisconsin. This is a full-time position reporting to the Wisconsin State Director. Responsibilities include:

  • Recruitment, training, and managing Student Organizing Fellows
  • Building sustainable, relational organizing programs
  • Excitement to recruit, train and support new and first-time organizers
  • Achieving specific volunteer and voter engagement targets in the state
  • Building partnerships with local and state-based allied groups and organizations
  • Developing and executing strategic initiatives in collaboration with the State Director
  • Commitment to an inclusive and intersectional approach to organizing

Rise does not require a post-secondary degree to apply for this role, and welcomes Organizers from all backgrounds to apply. Candidates will be successful if they are self-starters and team players who can execute an idea with minimal instruction and support. A minimum of 1 campaign cycle (or equivalent experience for a nonprofit organization) is required. Please email [email protected] with your resume and fill out the application below.

Rise Arizona Deputy State Director

Rise is a student & youth led campaign nonprofit organization advocating for free college and mobilizing student and youth voters. This year, we are organizing thousands of students and youth statewide to get out the vote in November. We are hiring a Deputy State Director for Arizona. This is a full-time position reporting to the Arizona State Director. Responsibilities include:

  • Recruitment, training, and managing Student Organizing Fellows
  • Building sustainable, relational organizing programs
  • Excitement to recruit, train and support new and first-time organizers
  • Achieving specific volunteer and voter engagement targets in the state
  • Building partnerships with local and state-based allied groups and organizations
  • Developing and executing strategic initiatives in collaboration with the State Director
  • Commitment to an inclusive and intersectional approach to organizing
  • Strong preference for applicants with prior experience working with indigenous students

Rise does not require a post-secondary degree to apply for this role, and welcomes Organizers from all backgrounds to apply. Candidates will be successful if they are self-starters and team players who can execute an idea with minimal instruction and support. A minimum of 1 campaign cycle (or equivalent experience for a nonprofit organization) is required. Please email [email protected] with your resume and fill out the application below.