OutNebraska empowers and celebrates thriving LGBTQ+ communities across the state.
Working closely with the Community Organizing Manager, the Legislative Intern will help organize the 2024 OutNebraska Legislative Day to engage community members in grassroots advocacy. In addition, the intern will help to identify and track bills, calendar committee hearings, and support the Community Organizing Manager throughout the 2024 Legislative Session. This position will primarily be remote but some availability to be at the Nebraska State Capitol may be required. Hours are flexible, but duties for this position are expected to take about 10-12 hours a week to perform.
- Using an existing plan, execute and support 2024 Legislative Day activities to help
community members access the Legislature
- Search for/read bills relevant to OutNebraska constituents including BIPOC community members, and community members who are system impacted
- Create a free Bill Tracker account with Nebraska Unicameral to track bills
- Support Executive Director in calendaring committee hearings
- Effective written and verbal communication skills
- Well-rounded interpersonal, relational skills
- Detail oriented work practices
- Collaboration on team efforts
- Management of multiple tasks and deadlines
- Gain experience with data management
- Gain experience with advocacy event planning
- Gain experience with the legislative process
- Gain experience with educating board members and constituents regarding bills
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
This position is part-time, temporary November 2023 – April 2024 as relevant to the legislative session. Compensation will be paid $200/monthly stipend not to exceed $1,200. There are no benefits available for this position.
OutNebraska is an aggressive advocate of inclusivity and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds – particularly people of color, women, LGBTQ people, people living with HIV, immigrants or refugees, people with disabilities, and people from low- or moderate-incomes.
Outlinc follows an Equal Employment Opportunity policy and employs personnel without regard to sex (including pregnancy), gender identification (an individual’s internal sense of one’s own gender), sexual orientation, race, color, ethnic or religious background, descent or nationality, disability (including past, present, or future physical, intellectual or psychiatric disability, learning disorders, or disease), genetic information, leave status, marital status, veteran status, previous incarceration, age, height, weight, and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.
Send PDF files of one option below to Abbi Swatsworth at firstname.lastname@example.org. Position closes November 9.
- Cover letter and resume
- Cover letter and documentation of relevant coursework/experience