Become a GOTV Leader

Goals of position:

  • Assist the local union in building capacity to exercise political power.
  • Lead 2024 worksite action leaders in implementing the campaign plan at targeted worksites.
  • Coordinate local union efforts with the statewide Education Minnesota campaign.

Stipend Available: GOTV leaders will be eligible to receive a stipend of $1,200 for leading this work from February-November 2024.

Activities and duties required to earn stipend:

  • Attend the 2024 Education Minnesota Political Conference.
  • Participate in 30-minute monthly or biweekly Zoom meetings with Education Minnesota political organizer and a cohort of other local union get-out-the-vote leaders.
  • Participate in an individual 10- 15-minute monthly or biweekly Zoom or phone check-in with assigned Education Minnesota political organizer.
  • Assist in recruitment of worksite action leaders for targeted buildings in the local.
  • Assist with campaign communications to worksite action leaders by email, text and Zoom about the campaign activities at worksites. Support worksite action leaders in their efforts. Campaign activities summarized below.
  • Lead social media and texting tactics for the local union in the campaign.

Worksite campaign activities timeline:

  • Back to school 2024: Worksite leaders deliver pledge cards back to members with candy, note, etc. in mailboxes the week before early voting begins.
  • September 2024: Hold 10-minute meeting, social or educational activity to share Education Minnesota voter guide.
  • Final week before election: Social or educational activity, or other visibility activity, to encourage 100 percent voter turnout in the building.
  • Throughout: One-on-one conversations with targeted list of members in the building.

Questions? Contact Anna Brelje at anna.brelje@edmn.org.


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Become a Worksite Action Leader

Help protect Minnesota’s pro-public education and pro-labor majority in the Legislature in the 2024 election so our union can continue to make progress on pay, pensions and health care. Become a Worksite Action Leader (WAL)!

NOTE: Do not fill out the WAL planning form until you have completed a WAL training as part of your registration.

Requirements/job description:

  • Attend an in-person or virtual 60-minute Worksite Action Leader training.
  • Host at least one non-partisan voter engagement activity in your building. WALs will be reimbursed $1.75/member for the costs of your activity.
  • Share our 2024 Voter Guide and non-voter education materials with members in your building.
  • Worksite Action Leaders who complete a training and submit a plan will receive a $25 gift card after the campaign.
  • Conduct one-on-one conversations with targeted voters in your building.
  • Stay in contact with your local union’s Education Minnesota field staff, GOTV leader or your assigned political organizer.