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Democracy North Carolina is growing.

Working at Democracy North Carolina means you are part of a highly inclusive team focused on achieving short-term results that bring about long-term change. We are headquartered right outside of Durham and have staff who live and work in cities across the state. Democracy North Carolina is an equal opportunity employer that goes well beyond the requirements of the law to maintain a talented and diverse staff.

Volunteer Program Associate

The Volunteer Program Associate is a permanent full-time position responsible for the recruitment, placement, management and retention of volunteers for Democracy North Carolina, providing key administrative and logistical support for the volunteer program at the central office, as well as coordination of projects for regional teams. Volunteer projects include data entry, phone/text banking, materials preparation and mailing, outreach to County Boards of Elections (CBOE), database work and other tasks as needed. Learn more about the position and how to apply here.

Organizing Program Associate

The Organizing Program Associate is a permanent full-time position who assists Democracy North Carolina’s Organizing Program Manager and Organizing Director with a range of work duties, including support and execution of the logistical pieces of the Nonprofit Voter Engagement program and the Democracy Summer program working groups including Every Action and emerging priorities. Learn more about the position and how to apply here.

Training Manager

The Training Manager is a permanent full-time position responsible for proactively improving and adapting the organization’s internal and external training programs so they remain relevant and strategic, in line with our organizing, communications, and digital advocacy efforts. This includes leading and/or arranging train-the-trainer sessions for staff and volunteer leaders. This position requires some travel across North Carolina and managing a flexible and occasionally challenging schedule. Learn more about the position and how to apply here.

Digital Associate

The Digital Associate is a permanent full-time position who provides support for the organization’s communications efforts both internally and externally. The Digital Associate assists with print, digital, and multimedia content creation, management of communications interns, and support of cross-team communications initiatives. This position manages Democracy NC’s social media platforms and the Built By Us Podcast. Learn more about the position and how to apply here.

Board of Directors

We are seeking individuals from across the state to join our Board of Directors. Together with the Executive Director, the board is responsible for governing Democracy North Carolina through shared leadership. The board is the guardian of the mission and resources, ensuring effective and fiscally sound programs and operations, and providing strategic advice and direction to the staff and volunteers of the organization. We seeking a diversity of candidates in gender, race, ethnicity, North Carolina region, age, sexual identity, education, and ability, as well as work and life skills, including financial, human resources, fundraising, nonprofit, legal, organizational behavior, movement organizing, and voting rights. Learn more about the Board of Director role and apply to join!


Democracy North Carolina occasionally engages area students in semester-long projects or other internships. As a nonpartisan, non-profit organization, we qualify for inclusion on most college community service lists. We can help you explore the possibility of earning community service or class credits for interning with us. For inquiries in specific departments, please contact the appropriate staff member.

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