Volunteer Opportunities

Have you been looking to step up your involvement in the political process and advocate for womenโ€™s rights and equality in our state? She Votes Illinois is looking for bold and compassionate volunteers to help advance our mission.

If you are interested in becoming part of our Board of Directors or Advisory Council in addition to fulfilling one of these roles, weโ€™d love to talk to you! 

Contact us at info@shevotesil.org for more details and to be a part of our movement! All are welcome!!!

๐ŸŽฌ Communications Director ๐ŸŽฌ 

This critical long-term role consists of developing and maintaining relationships with the media, managing media, photographers and videographers at our events, writing press releases, securing Facebook Live communications, overseeing the website redesign project and be responsible for Communications & Marketing Plan. Determine key messages and key themes to promote on an annual basis. Develop overall communications strategy for long term success.

(This role may be combined with the Communications Team Leader role.)

**Ideally, you would also be a member on our Board of Directors, but we understand that your time constraints may not necessarily fit in with those additional responsibilities. 

๐Ÿ“ฃ Communications Team Leader ๐Ÿ“ฃ 

Lead the Communications Committee in executing its deliverables around communications such as our social media content, newsletters, blogs, articles, and more in conjunction with the vision of the Communications Director. Help develop overall communications strategy for long term success. (This role may be combined with the Communications Director role.)

๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป Web Developer ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป 

Having a website that engages the residents of Illinois is important to us and we are looking for a volunteer developer to take our website to the next level. Our site will need to be built from scratch to eliminate current backend / functionality issues, so we need someone with a strong understanding of various platforms and hosting services and can bring us recommendations and best practices.

(This role may be combined with the Web Designer role.)

๐Ÿ’ญ Web Designer ๐Ÿ’ญ 

She Votes Illinois is looking for a volunteer web designer to update the look and feel of the website to a new pre-determined layout. In conjunction with the web developer, the web designer will help redesign our current site to best communicate the goals and objectives of She Votes Illinois and help to solidify our brand online. Once the site is complete, we are looking for someone that can help transfer knowledge to a long-term maintenance person. (This role may be combined with the Web Developer role.)

๐ŸŽจ Graphic Designer / Artist ๐ŸŽจ 

The intersection of arts and political activism are two fields defined by a shared focus of creating engagement that shifts boundaries and changes perceptions. She Votes Illinois is looking for a volunteer to create artwork for our social media channels, campaigns and events that will activate, educate and empower the residents of Illinois. Design communications such as event programs, sponsorship packages, and other materials that help visually communicate with our partners, community, and residents of Illinois. 

๐Ÿ“น Videographer ๐Ÿ“น 

She Votes Illinois is a statewide political action committee who focuses on voting, education, and getting more women involved in politics. As residents in Illinois are unable to physically attend all of our events, it is important to us that we are accessible to all. One way to do that is through videography. We have various needs for videography such as interviewing legislators, creating campaign content, documenting events, and more. Help us send our message to all Illinoisans. 

๐Ÿ“ธ Photographer ๐Ÿ“ธ 

A picture says a thousand words. Capturing our action through photography is a compelling way to tell our story and reach our audience. We are looking for local photographers throughout the state of Illinois who will volunteer their time to capture events, rallies and other She Votes Illinois functions through the lens of the art of photography.