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Director of Human Resources

We Vote

We Vote

People & HR
Oakland, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2023
Volunteer: Director of Human Resources - This is a remote role (within the US)

Join the We Vote Movement

We Vote has an open volunteering position for a Director of Human Resources (~5 hours per week) who wants to use their existing skills and learn new skills, while helping strengthen American Democracy.

About Us

We Vote is a nonpartisan get-out-the-vote nonprofit startup, and a celebrated

What You’ll Do

  • Help the Executive Director and hiring managers with onboarding new volunteers. We add about 4 volunteers a week, and take them through a formal offer-letter process. You will be a core part of this process, which requires ~45 minutes each day (Mon - Fri).
  • Help run weekly Human Resources (HR) meetings, and keep track of tasks for our team of 3 other HR volunteers
  • Facilitate communication within the HR team, and with other We Vote teams:
    • Engineering Team, Community Outreach, Marketing Strategy, Political Data, Newsletter Team, Analytics & Ads, Research Team, Internship Program, Recruiting
  • Work with individuals on the team to find tasks that fit each team member's skill level
  • Review work product from the team and propose strategies for improving efficiency
  • Support and track all team member’s OKRs and Key Results. Train team members unfamiliar with OKRs.
  • Follow up with contributors as their deadlines approach, adjust schedules, and communicate changes to everyone else affected by delays
  • Provide brief reports in meetings and via email and in our team newsletter about the status of key projects

Who you are: Must haves.

  • At least 5-7 hours each week during our core team hours M-F 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. in your time zone
  • You want to work with an established and successful team. You are committed to strengthening American Democracy.
  • You are striving for personal excellence.
  • A willingness to work with and support other volunteers
  • You are currently located in the US and can work one or two hours that overlap with US PT per week.

Not Required, But Nice To Have.

  • If you have more than 7 hours to volunteer each week, there are other ways you can get involved with We Vote

What You’ll Gain

You will have the opportunity to touch the lives of millions of Americans, and be part of a movement and product that will receive national attention. You’ll gain an opportunity to grow within the We Vote movement and meet other volunteers who are like minded and interested in building a valuable application to empower voters across the United States. You’ll also gain valuable technical skills, have opportunities for leadership development, and expand your personal and professional network.

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