O'ahu Government Relations Intern

 

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Type: Volunteer - 5 to 10 hours per week

 

Location: O'ahu

 

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.

 

Essential Duties:

  • 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

 

Preferred Qualities:

  • 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

 

Compensation:

This is a volunteer position.

Duration:

November 2019 - May 2020.

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