Job Opportunities

We are hiring. Learn more about the open positions below.  


We hire high school and college-level internships on a semester basis that are flexible and work with your schedule. All internships pay $15/hour. Most internships are usually part-time (min 5 hours per week) and are remote at this time. Click here to learn more.


Democracy Maine seeks a full-time Organizer to support our education, advocacy, and membership programs. The Organizer will report to the Executive Director but will work closely with the program staff and local League leadership. The Organizer’s time will be split between state-level projects, supporting existing local Leagues, and developing volunteers in regions without local Leagues. 

About Democracy Maine: Democracy Maine works to make government more equitable, inclusive, and accessible by improving elections, protecting and engaging voters, increasing civic engagement, and reducing the influence of private money in politics. Democracy Maine is a collaboration between three nonpartisan organizations — League of Women Voters of Maine, Maine Citizens for Clean Elections, and Maine Students Vote — that partner on advocacy and education efforts.

Core Duties and Responsibilities of the Operations Director

  • Coordinate Democracy Maine’s Adopt-a-Town and Local Government programs, ensuring that Mainers have accurate election information and can participate in the decisions that impact their lives at the local level.
  • Match volunteer interests with project needs, including hitting recruitment goals identified by project teams at the state and local levels. 
  • Develop and implement strategies to increase equity and inclusion within projects and teams.
  • Work with local League leaders to support their goals for program impact, member engagement, and growth. Support local League events, and identify opportunities for partnerships between local Leagues and state project teams. 
  • Support emerging local Leagues and volunteer teams in regions of the state without existing leadership. 
  • Represent Democracy Maine and local Leagues at community events and build relationships with allied organizations.
  • Participate in the development of advocacy, voter engagement, and organizing strategies.


We are seeking candidates who are excellent at building relationships and are creative and flexible in pursuing results. You should have:

  • An ability to adapt to shifting priorities without losing sight of deliverables and deadlines.
  • Strong skills in listening, in-person communication, and diplomacy.
  • A collaborative work style that prioritizes growing the skills and confidence of volunteer leaders.
  • A track record of working with individuals with diverse identities and lived experiences.
  • Experience leading volunteer teams.
  • A commitment to non-partisanship and inclusion.
  • Experience working remotely while consistently meeting goals.  

Experience with issue or campaign organizing, and experience organizing in rural areas, are pluses but are not required. 


Location, Compensation, and Start Date
Candidates will be considered anywhere in Maine, with a preference for candidates outside of Cumberland or York County. Occasional travel throughout Maine will be a requirement of this job, and applicants are expected to maintain a reliable car and a valid driver’s license. This is a full-time position with a salary of $45,000-50,000 depending on experience. Health, vision, dental, short-term disability, retirement, and earned time benefits are offered to all employees. 

How to Apply
Please send a one-page cover letter, resume, and the contacts for three references by email to Please use the subject line ‘Organizer’.

Democracy Maine an equal opportunity employer, and encourage applicants of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate in employment against persons based on color, race, religion, age, ability, gender, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran or marital status. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.