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Political Organizing Academy

The San Diego County Democratic Party offers opportunities throughout the year for currently enrolled or recently graduated students to participate in our Political Organizing Academy

This program provides hands-on political experience and interactions with Democratic activists and Party leaders. These volunteer positions are often a means to connect with campaigns or government offices, which can lead to further opportunities as they have for a number of our former organizers. 

Applicants should demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and proficiency in standard office technology. They should be able to volunteer at least five to ten hours per week, possibly including some weekend hours. Finally, they should possess a genuine interest in politics and support the Democratic Party's platform and candidates. 

Organizers support various day-to-day activities of the Party, including administration, field organizing, research, finance, communications and social media. While our office is closed at the moment for for safety reasons due COVID-19, our staff, organizers, and other volunteers are engaging remotely to ensure that our critical work this year continues. 

To apply, complete the application by clicking here and then use your print dialog box to print to pdf. Then email a cover letter describing your interests and qualifications, current copy of your resumé, and the pdf application to andrea@sddemocrats.org, or send a hard copy to: 

Andrea Duran Aydoğan, Director of Operations
San Diego County Democratic Party
3934 Murphy Canyon Rd., Suite B103 
San Diego, CA 92123