Job Opportunities at AALDEF



The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), founded in 1974, Is a New York-based national organization that protects and promotes the civil rights of Asian Americans. By combining litigation, advocacy, education, and organizing, AALDEF works with Asian American communities across the country to secure human rights for all. AALDEF's Asian American Democracy Program promotes fairness in the electoral process and invigorates the civic participation of Asian Americans, especially new citizens and persons not yet fluent in English. By expanding access to the electoral process for Asian Americans, AALDEF improves the quality of democracy for all Americans.

The Voting Rights Organizer will be responsible for mobilizing Asian American community groups for a non-partisan exit poll of Asian American voters and overseeing volunteers for Election Day poll monitoring in several states for the 2024 Presidential Election. The job includes recruiting, training, and supervising volunteers; working with community leaders; supervising the development, translation, and printing of materials; and giving educational presentations. The Organizer will also oversee post-election follow-up and assist in writing a report about Asian American voter participation in the 2024 Presidential election.


  • Highly organized, detail oriented, and able to supervise volunteers and work with a wide variety of community leaders and organizations.
  • Experience with community organizing and database systems.
  • Bilingual ability in an Asian language is desirable.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to travel and work on occasional weekends.
  • Ability to work within strict deadlines, and extended hours as Election Day approaches.
  • Experience with pivot tables, data analysis and digital design.
  • Ability to work well within a dedicated team.
  • Passion to mobilize, organize and advocate for the Asian American community.


$60,000 - $70,000


Send a cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Voting Rights Organizer Search

AALDEF, 99 Hudson Street, 12th floor New York, NY 10013-2815

Fax: 212-966-4303

Email: (put "voting rights organizer search" in the subject line).


Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis until filled.


AALDEF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.