Government Relations Intern
Type: Volunteer - 5 to 10 hours per week
Living Wage Hawaii is seeking motivated, dynamic Government Relations Intern to join our team. Living Wage Hawaii is the campaign of a Honolulu based non-profit seeking to raise the minimum wage to a living wage.
The Government Relations Intern will work with Hawaii’s elected officials to pass legislation ensuring workers earn a living wage and coordinate with Living Wage Hawaii’s leadership team to fulfill the organization’s mission.
Communicate with legislators to promote the living wage agenda
Work with allied organizations to strategize and implement political advocacy efforts
Develop political strategy to achieve success during the 2020 legislative session
Identify potential opportunities to expand our political strength
Write opinion pieces for submission to local news outlets
Self-starter with a passion for raising the minimum wage to a living wage
Interest in politics and political involvement.
Excellent interpersonal skills
Strong willingness to learn and adapt
Ability to travel in the Honolulu neighborhood near the capitol
This is a volunteer position.
November 2020 - May 2021.