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Training Associate (Remote)

NextGen America

NextGen America

Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Friday, April 19, 2024

THE ROLE:

NextGen America is seeking a creative, self-starting Training Associate to help facilitate the Leaders Lab program this fall. The Leaders Lab is a student-focused training and development program that empowers campus leaders to become life-long organizers. The program includes organizing training, hands-on experience, professional development, and community-building in order to strengthen our democracy with young people at the center. The Training Associate will lead trainings for college students, manage student progress and program compliance, coach students in 1:1 meetings, and review and provide feedback to student work.

The ideal candidate has a passion for politics and a belief that young people will make the difference in America’s future. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. We value and are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion as an organization--in theory and in practice--and our culture reflects that value and commitment. We are committed to furthering issues like climate change, health care, and economic and racial justice from a progressive perspective, we seek to engage the public in these areas as well as others.

This role will report to the Leaders Lab Director and will work closely with our training team, state field programs, and our operations, communications, and development departments.

This is a fully remote position with no location requirement. We encourage candidates from all locations within the United States to apply.

FLSA Classification: Exempt

Remote Position: Yes

Union Position: No

Travel Requirements: 0-10%

Position End Date: 11/15/2024

WHAT YOU’LL ACHIEVE:

  • Facilitate 3-4 weekly student trainings of around 20 college students per cohort
  • Assist in tracking program compliance for student attendance and projects
  • Advise and coach students on organizing principles in 1:1 meetings
  • Maintain and update trainings and resources for student clubs and organizations
  • Manage the Leaders Lab Slack workspace to facilitate student engagement
  • Compile professional development resources for current students and alumni
  • Develop or assist in developing training materials as needed, including slide decks

ABOUT YOU:

  • Experience organizing on a college campus (e.g. registering voters, advocacy work). Volunteer experience counts!
  • Experience with delivering virtual trainings or presentations (we use Zoom).
  • Exceptional written, verbal, and presentation skills that you have used to communicate with a diverse set of audiences.
  • Highly conscientious and organized.
  • Proficient in G Suite Products and Slack.

BONUS POINTS:

  • Experience running a campus club for voter registration or engagement
  • Campaign experience in an organizing capacity
  • Experience teaching, advising, or mentoring, especially to college students

SALARY INFORMATION:

The salary for this position is $62,000.

BENEFITS:

Our comprehensive benefits package plays an essential part in how we recognize you for your critical contribution toward our organization’s mission.

Taking Care of Your Future:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance: 100% coverage for you and for your dependents
  • Short-term disability, long-term disability and life insurance
  • 401(k) plan - we’ll match 100% up to 4% of your salary

Setting You Up for Success:

  • Up to $150 per month to use toward your cell phone and internet costs
  • $100 per month to use toward your personal health and wellness goals
  • Flexible spending account for dependent care
  • Professional development opportunities to help you achieve your best self

ABOUT NEXTGEN AMERICA:

NextGen America is the leading national organization for engaging young people through voter education, registration and mobilization. We invite 18-to-35 year olds — the largest and most diverse generation in American history — into our democracy to ensure our government works for them and to find new solutions to the dire challenges facing our society and the world. Since 2013, NextGen America has registered more than 1.5 million young voters and educated many millions more.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. We value and are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion as an organization--in theory and in practice, and our culture reflects that value and commitment. We are committed to furthering issues like climate change, health care, and immigration from a progressive perspective, and we seek to engage the public in these areas as well as others. We also recognize the urgency of confronting institutional racism and inequity within our political system and strive to make positive changes within our system as a result.