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Youth Vote Interns


We’re seeking high school and college Youth Vote Interns who will lead a week-long voter registration effort at their own school! This will look like coordinating with teachers to give at least seven classroom presentations, registering young people to vote, check-ins with Next Up staff, and participating in remote training. You’ll learn voter registration, public speaking, and project coordination, all while making an impact.

Duration:​ Monday, October 11th – Tuesday, October 26th (2.5 weeks); 2-4 hours per week, including virtual meetings in the evenings (see the calendar on the job description)

Location:​ Training and check-ins with Next Up will be held virtually, all voter registration will be done in your school’s classrooms. A cell phone or laptop will be needed to send emails, join meetings, and coordinate with teachers.

Compensation:​ $17/hour, expect to dedicate 2- 4 hours a week. This is a seasonal, part-time position.

Deadline to Apply: (Extended) Wednesday, September 22nd by 6 pm

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Be part of our Board of Directors


Next Up Action Fund (a 501c4) and Next Up (a 501c3) are seeking individuals to join one or both of our boards in 2021! Our board is a super supportive and responsive governing board. Its primary duties are to ensure the financial health of the organization, support sound, ethical, and legal governance, and financial management policies, and hire and evaluate the Executive Director. Board members are also integral in charting our strategic direction.

Location: Currently, we only meet remotely. Post-pandemic, our office is located in SE Portland. People can participate remotely, by phone, or in person. We are open (and excited) to have board members from anywhere in the state of Oregon. 

Time: Please hold November 1st, 2021 from 6 – 8 pm on your calendar in case you are elected to the board, as this would be your first board meeting. We have our board meetings on the first Monday of each month from 6 – 8 pm and committees meet at a time when everyone can join. 

Deadline to Apply: Applications are due by October 8th.