State/Region/Province * AK AL AR AZ CA CO CT DC DE FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA MA MD ME MI MN MO MS MT NC ND NE NH NJ NM NV NY OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VA VT WA WI WV WY -- AA AE AP AS FM GU MH MP PR PW VI
We are offering two Organizing Fellowship opportunities between now and the 2012 election: the Summer Organizer program and the Fall Fellowship.
Please choose one of the following two programs below. Start dates will vary depending on the state.
To which program are you applying to become an Obama Organizing Fellow? * Select... Summer (June - August) Fall (September - November)
Please select the state in which you would you like to work during your Fellowship program. * Select... AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY
If your first choice is unavailable, is there a second state to which you'd be willing to move and serve as a Fellow? Only indicate a state to which you are truly willing to relocate for the summer if you don't already live there. * Select... None AZ CO FL GA IA IN MI MN MO NC NH NM NV OH OR PA VA WA WI
Having read the description of the Obama Organizing Fellowship Program, please describe why you want to be a part of this program. *
What does "organizing" mean to you? Name an experience from your life that exemplifies your ability to be an organizer. *
This Organizing Fellowship involves long hours and a steadfast commitment to the goals and tasks at hand. We need Fellows who can delegate and prioritize multiple tasks so that the work can get completed. Tell us about a time when you utilized these skills. *
Organizers often work in diverse communities with people from all different backgrounds. Describe a time when you have worked successfully with a diverse group of individuals. *
Describe a time in your life when you had to persist in the face of adversity. How did you overcome these obstacles? What did you learn from the experience? *
These skills are not required for consideration as an Organizing Fellow. Knowing what auxiliary skills you have helps us place specialized Fellows.
How comfortable are you using Twitter to organize events or people? * Select... 1: Never heard of it 2: Opened an account, used once 3: Average, use it modestly 4: Comfortable and use regularly 5: Tweet daily, could teach others
How comfortable are you using Facebook to organize events or people? * Select... 1: Never heard of it 2: Opened an account, used once 3: Average, use it modestly 4: Comfortable and use regularly 5: Post daily, could teach others
How comfortable are you using Excel to manage data? * Select... 1: Never heard of it 2: Used once or twice 3: Average knowledge, use it modestly 4: Comfortable, know basic functions 5: Very comfortable, high level functions
How comfortable are you using the Democratic Party's voter & volunteer database, VAN or VoteBuilder? * Select... 1: Never heard of it 2: Used once or twice 3: Average, basic understanding 4: Comfortable using the tool 5: Very comfortable, could teach others
How comfortable are you with writing on/posting to a blog as a means of organizing an event or people? * Select... 1: What's a blog? 2: I like to write, but have never blogged 3: Average: Post on a blog occasionally 4: I'm a regular blogger 5: Very comfortable blogging, can teach
How would you rank your skill and comfort level in having face to face or over the phone conversations with community members you are meeting for the first time? * Select... 1: Not comfortable 2: It's OK. 3: I'll do it, but not my favorite thing 4: Like it. 5: Love it! Comes easily and naturally
Voluntary Personal Information:
Your response to the following questions is strictly voluntary.