Volunteer

Are you a high school student, college student or retired?  Or you simply have a few hours you can lend to APIAVote?  We are looking for your participation.

Can you imagine a world where Asian Americans and Pacific Islander voters are informed and ready to cast their vote this November 4?  To get to that point, APIAVote needs your help.  We are looking for volunteers to participate in a team to work on certain projects.  Ultimately this will assist our local partners.  If you have a certain expertise area, we may only need a few hours of your time to accomplish what is needed.  Please consider joining our team of volunteers for the following areas.  Questions?  Email jobs@apiavote.org.


Graphic Designer:  Do you enjoy creating infographics or images to be used for social media?  We are looking for those who also have skills to design campaign materials such as postcards, mailers, flyers or reports?   

Social Media:  This team of volunteers will be responsible for defining and executing social media strategy. Duties to include cultivating new communities and managing existing online tools such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other social media. This team will provide relevant content daily while tracking metrics and monitoring relevant conversations.  Looking for volunteers who have experience in  marketing, advertising, communications or related field and a good understanding of social media.

Website Development:  Are you keeping up with the latest technology in website development and tools?  Are you keeping up with the latest technology in website development and tools?  We are looking for a professional web developer who was 3-4 years of Drupal 5 experience and worked with PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, JQuery, HTML, CSS, Google Analytics, Google Webmasters, and Flash.  


Filming/Video Production and Editing:  Do you have a talent to tell a story through visual means?  We are looking to establish a team of volunteers who are creative and can inspire and educate others about the power of the vote.  In addition, we would love to establish a team from different parts of the country so we can also start documenting efforts of our grassroots volunteer and partners.  We need volunteers who have 2 years of experience in video field production & video production, strong editing skills, and have the ability to perform advanced remote production functions involving lighting, directing and audio recording.  At the same time, we are also looking for those who are just starting out.   

Marketing:  Do you have experience in designing a marketing campaign?  If so, its time to apply your expertise in designing specific ones that will motivate potential voters by specific demographics: youth, seniors, ethnic groups, regionally, etc.

Communication/Press Team:  There are over 3000 ethnic press and a large percentage of them are focused on the Asian American community.  We are in need to establish a team to assist APIAVote in managing and developing relationships with ethnic press and media outlets.

Database and Research: Did you know that elections are now more and more about having good data?  If you have skills in acquiring, manipulating, and analyzing data, this is an exciting way to put those skills to use.  You will gain experiences with new datasets, learn new skills using voter data, and see how your analysis can translate into real-world consequences.

Translators:  Do you have the ability to translate materials into a specific Asian language?  We are looking for a team with these skills to review translations and/or to translate materials.