Current Job Openings:

Rise Spring ’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 Spring ’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, 60 plans to vote* through Rise.Vote

Ambassadors will be paid $180 once they reach the minimum number of plans to vote, and $3 per plan to vote at increments of 15 above the minimum threshold.

*Ambassadors in Arizona will be paid $135 for 45 plans to vote and $3 per plan to vote in increments of 15 over the minimum.

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 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. 

Rise Social Media Coordinator

Rise is a student-led organization advocating for free college and students’ basic needs. Team Rise is always looking for ways to uplift student voices, and in order to do that, we are heading over to TikTok and Snapchat! We’re looking for a Social Media Coordinator who is passionate about free college and students’ basic needs to build out our Snapchat and TikTok accounts. We will highlight student voices and stories, focusing our content on the following four pillars; student perspectives, news amplification, calls to action, and entertainment.

This job is a full-time role and will be compensated depending on experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop content that aligns with Rise’s four content pillars mentioned above (must be very comfortable on camera)
  • Establish and maintain professional one-on-one relationships with top student influencers and content creators, securing consistent messaging for the Rise brand
  • Take an analytical and ROI-driven approach to report on social media program progress and challenges
  • Set performance and brand-building KPIs; oversee ongoing optimization and apply a test-and-learn strategy to achieve success and new learnings
  • Manage Rise’s organic social media strategy

Rise needs someone who has…

  • A pulse on current/emerging social media trends, specifically on Snapchat and TikTok
  • Hands-on professional experience managing successful Snapchat and TikTok accounts
  • Experience with content creation
  • Experience with TikTok and Snapchat creators/influencers

Email Emelia at [email protected] if you have any questions or concerns.

Rise California Advocacy 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 across California to lead Rise’s advocacy efforts for free college legislation. We are looking to hire community college, California State University, and University of California students.

Our work will include but not be limited to, building partnerships with state and student organizations, lobbying state legislators, and building social media campaigns.

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 Emelia Martinez at [email protected] if you have any questions or concerns.