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Lake County Democrats: Job Opening

Lake County Democrats are looking for a …


Lake County Democrats ( in Northeastern Illinois will have a number of closely contested races in 2022, including at the Congressional level. As Lake County Democrats build on significant success in turning a red county blue, the group is looking for an energetic, well-organized, and detail-oriented person who is able to function in a fast-paced environment and is committed to electing Democrats.

Under the supervision of leadership, the Director of Operations is responsible for various administrative functions, including day-to-day office management, event planning, recordkeeping, database management, and volunteer coordination.

The ideal candidate will have significant organizing experience, strong writing skills, and will be able to work independently. Conversational Spanish proficiency and familiarity with the northern suburbs of Chicago would be a plus.

Job duties could include:

Office Administration: Ensures sufficient volunteer support so that phones are answered, email/phone messages are promptly returned, and office walk-ins are greeted and helped appropriately. Maintains adequate office supplies and functioning equipment, helps prepare for meetings, and helps coordinate invitations and RSVPs for events.

Support for Volunteer/Internship Program: Supports Volunteer and Internship Coordinators, whose primary responsibilities include recruiting volunteers and interns and ensuring they have appropriate assignments. Helps ensure that volunteers and interns are matched up with opportunities that fit their skills and preferences and that they receive proper training.

Executive Committee and Other Leadership Support: Works with the Executive Committee and committee chairs to support the organization’s activities and functions, coordinate across committees, and ensure that tasks are being accomplished. Oversees internal calendars to avoid scheduling conflicts.

Fundraising: Helps develop and execute the overall fundraising plan. This includes ensuring that periodic appeals are sent, cultivating donor prospects and maintaining donor relations, analyzing contribution history to target solicitations, helping solicit, track, and maintain membership, producing contribution reports, and making sure thank-you letters go to donors.

Candidate and Campaign Assistance: As needed, sources logistical, informational, and technical support to candidates and campaigns.

To apply, send a resume or CV, with a statement of interest, to Compensation commensurate with experience; hours negotiable.

Tenth for Biden – Volunteer Leaders Needed

As we move toward the November election, we need a few people to take a leadership role with Tenth for Biden, including our regularly scheduled virtual phone banks.

We are currently looking for volunteers with good organizational, oral communication, and/or written communication skills to:

  • Teach others how to navigate online meetings and/or virtual phone banks
  • Offer telephone assistance to those having difficulty accessing online meetings or phone banks
  • Write posts, scripts, emails, etc.
  • Do database entry
  • Research
  • Manage meetings

If you’re interested in any of these positions, please respond by filling out this form.

We all remember what happened in 2016. We can’t take this election for granted.

Be a part of our Tenth for Biden team!

College of Lake County Board of Trustees Has Two Vacancies

College of Lake County is making plans to fill two vacancies on the CLC Board of Trustees. The individuals who will fill the vacancies will be appointed by the members of the current board and will serve until successors are elected to serve the remainder of the unexpired terms in the next Consolidated General Election on April 6, 2021.

CLC is governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees elected by the voters of Community College District 532. To be eligible to serve as a trustee, applicants must be: (1) a citizen of the United States; (2) 18 years or older; and (3) a resident of Illinois and District 532, which includes most of Lake County, Illinois, for at least one year immediately preceding the appointment.

Interested persons should send a one-page letter (fax, email, delivery or mail) to:

  • Dr. William M. Griffin, Chair, Board of Trustees
  • c/o Karen Senase, Executive Assistant to the President
  • College of Lake County
  • President’s Office, Room C215
  • 19351 W. Washington St.
  • Grayslake, IL 60030
  • Fax: (847) 543-3017
  • Email:

The letter should state why the individual is interested in serving on the board, their relevant qualifications and experience, and any relationships or affiliations they have, or have had, with the college. Applications must be received by the college by 4 p.m. March 26, 2020, in order to be considered. It is anticipated that the Board of Trustees will appoint two individuals to fill these vacancies at its April 7, 2020 or April 21, 2020 board meeting.

Applicants with questions about the process should contact Karen Senase at (847) 543-2200.

Field Organizer with Lauren Underwood for Congress

Lauren Underwood for Congress is looking for a motivated, reliable and passionate individual to join our campaign as Field Organizer. lf you or someone you know is  interested in the position please send your resume to The job description is below.

Job Description:

  • Implement aspects of the campaign’s field and voter contact program
  • Recruit, train, and manage volunteers, interns, and activists to participate in grassroots activities (i.e. door-to-door canvassing, phone banking, and early voting to persuade and turn out voters)
  • Meet and exceed goals for voter contact, volunteer recruitment, grassroots engagement, visibility, and GOTV

Responsibilities Include:

  • Proactively reach out to active volunteers and identify and recruit new volunteers
  • Communicate proactively and effectively with colleagues
  • Personally execute voter contact by canvassing, events, and phone calls to voters
  • Daily data entry of organizing and voter contact data
  • Reports directly to the Regional Field Director

Applicants must have:

  • Political campaign experience whether as a volunteer, fellow, intern, or staff
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, meeting frequent deadlines
  • Ability to use google docs, and Microsoft Office
  • Willingness to work extensive hours, including nights and weekends
  • Ability to problem solve effectively and creatively
  • Strong communication and organizational skills, showing attention to detail
  • Goal-orientation and willingness to hold oneself accountable
  • A team orientation that combines collegiality and creativity to drive and motivate others
  • Strong commitment to progressive values

Applicants will be considered more competitive if they have

  • A valid drivers license and access to a licensed and insured vehicle
  • Proficiency in VAN

This job is based in IL-14. Successful applicants will be expected to re-locate.

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are welcomed and encouraged to apply.