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Phone Bank Volunteer Coordinator


Full-time/Temporary Compensation: $40,000 annual equivalent. Internet and phone stipend, Health Insurance, paid sick time, and HSA

Job Summary 

Michigan United is looking for a volunteer coordinator to organize the hundreds of volunteers who have signed up to help with our GOTV phone and text bank programs. This position will require volunteer training and management, following-up with leads, and coordinating with other departments. This position has a termination date of November 13th. 


  • Following up with volunteer leads from various departments 

  • Training and debriefing with volunteers 

  • Manage volunteer shifts by scheduling volunteers, tracking data, and reporting regularly 

  • Work closely with staff and volunteers to meet goals and deliverables 


  • Experience running a phonebank, campaign phone bank preferred. 

  • Ability work evenings and weekends, when volunteer shifts occur. The typical phone bank schedule is 5 pm - 8 pm several days per week and at least one shift on Saturday. 

  • Excellent listening and communication skills 

  • Organized 

  • Able to work independently and as well as part of a team 

  • MiniVan, Van, Spoke experience is a plus 

  • Zoom knowledgeable 

  • Serious about achieving qualitative and quantitative goals. 



  • Current Michigan United members and leaders will be prioritized. 

  • This position will remain open until filled. 

  • Submit resume and contact information of three references (at least two references must be work-related, one may be personal). 

  • Please submit all application materials to

  • Please put the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line. 



Michigan United is a statewide organization of community members and institutions fighting for economic and racial justice. We use the tools of community organizing, leadership training, advocacy, media work, and civic engagement to run strategic campaigns that win real change. We're committed to winning a better world for all of our communities, not just the privileged. 

We are the largest community organizing group in the state, with offices in Detroit, Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, and Flint. We represent 100 member community organizations. 

Michigan United organizes along with the following issue areas: immigrants’ rights, criminal justice reform, environmental justice, universal family care (including health, child care, elder care, and paid sick time), and civic engagement. We work to build the capacity of community members who are directly impacted by these issues to lead and win concrete reforms that will change their own lives and shift the balance of power in our state. 

Michigan United, along with Michigan People’s Campaign, our affiliated 501(c)(4), is serious about building long-term, political power with the aim of transforming our political and economic system into one that puts people and the planet first. Our main office is in Southwest Detroit, with additional offices in Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, and Flint. As a racial and economic justice organization, we actively encourage individuals who are underrepresented on the basis of race, ethnicity, income, and sexual orientation, as well as those who share the life experiences of the members we serve, to apply. 

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