Field & Advocacy Fellow Job Description

Field & Advocacy Fellow

The Field & Advocacy Department:

Equality Florida’s Field Department aims to mobilize strong grassroots support to build local actions supporting pro-equality policies and opposing policy harming the pro-equality community. The Field Department is responsible for the statewide elections program, pride outreach, data analysis and input, and grassroots mobilization for statewide actions.

Supporting the Field Department

Field fellows will work with their respective field staff to engage in grassroots outreach with an emphasis on campaign-style election mobilization. 

Fellows have the option to either intern completely remotely and/or in-person, depending on their location and availability of staff members within that area. Paid fellowships require a minimum of 12 hours per week commitment. Paid fellowships are limited and offer of payment is not guaranteed to all applicants. Travel is optional and not required.


  • Identify progressive/LGBTQ events in the area to increase visibility
  • Train and recruit volunteers
  • Collect stories and build relationships with the community
  • Mobilize Equality Florida’s membership to attend field events
  • Participate in and manage field events with the Field Organizer
  • Assist in the approval/passage of pro-equality policies

Successful fellows should:

  • Have event planning and organizing skills
  • Be organized and detail oriented
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
  • Have a reliable smartphone and laptop for use
  • Have occasional weekend and weeknight availability
  • Be comfortable speaking to strangers and people with different world/political views


12 hours a week for 12 weeks

$15/hour for the semester

$18/hour for South Florida fellows 


Anita Carson, Field Director
[email protected]

How to ApplyClick here to apply