How To: Don't Know How YOU Can Help? We Do!

Don't Know How YOU Can Help? We Do!

If you are looking for ways/opportunities for you to be politically involved you have come to the right place. Here is a series of links that will take you to a webpage of a location where you can volunteer in and make a difference. In each section you will find:

  • The name of the organization
  • the address & phone number (if available) 
  • a link to find out more
  • a brief summary of the work you will do there
  • student experience -> In this section, you will be able to read what teens that volunteered at that sight experienced. 

Happy Volunteering!

                                            

Name of Organization: President Barack Obama's 2012 Campaign

Who/What they are advocating: You will be advocating for President Obama's 2012 campaign, making sure he is elected this upcoming term.

Address: Not Available

Phone Number: Not Available

Link to find out more:http://www.call.barackobama.com

Brief Summary of the work you will do there: On this site, you will be able to call local citizens around your area by providing the website the permission to find out your location. You are given a script, so you don't have to worry about what you have to say. You simply follow the script, and answer a few questions about what the person who you spoke with said, and that's it! From home you can advocate for President Obama for this upcoming term!

Student experience: : "Even if it was over the phone, I still felt like a great aid to President Obama. I was able to communicate effectively to citizens and find out what their opinions were towards President Obama. It might not be much, but I enjoyed making phone calls in order to ensure Obama wins his second term," –Teresa Duarte, 17.

Name of Organization: Ron Paul for 2012 Team

Who/What they are advocating: This organization is advocating Ron Paul's 2012 term in office.

Address: Not Available

Phone Number:  Not Available

Link to find out more: http://www.ronpaul2012.com/sign-up-as-volunteer/

Brief Summary of the work you will do there: Once you click the link provided above, you need to fill out the form, and Ron Paul's campaign will contact you with ways in which you can help him win the 2012 election this upcoming September.

Student Experience: Not Available, be the first!

Name of Organization: Bernard Parks

Who/What they are advocating: This link will take you to the official website of Council Member Bernard C. Parks from the city of Los Angeles

Address: 200 N. Spring Street, Rm. 460 Los Angeles, CA 90012

Phone Number: 213-473-7008

Link to find out more: http://www.bernardparks.com/

Brief Summary of the work you will do there:  Bernard C. Parks is serving this their term as Los Angeles City councilmember for the Eight Council District. He has apply many programs to improve South Los Angeles are including Education program at High School. During his years in public servant he has help his community, he devoted many volunteer years to youth activity in the district. 

Student Experience: "Volunteer at Barnard Parks was a great experience for me, I really enjoy it. They had me do paper work, make phone calls, send e-mail to people, pass out flyer and I also help out in the Martin L. King events.   I learn that my communities that people are really helpful when it comes to their community. They really care about the community and try to get people involved in helping their community,"  -Carlos Dominguez, 17

Name of Organization: Assembly Member Gil Cedillo

Who/What they are advocating: Not Available

Address: 360 West Avenue 26, Suite 121 Los Angeles, CA 90031

Phone Number: (323) 225-4545  Fax: (323)225-4500

Link to find out more: http://asmdc.org/members/a45/

Brief Summary of the work you will do there: If you are looking for a place to enhance your office skills here is the perfect place for you. Not only will you learn what it is like to work at an office, but you will get to interact with people from your community as well.

Student Experience:

"I really enjoy volunteer here I met some great people. I helped them file paper, put new contact into the computer that would help them contact them easier. They are really committee on making a change and helping out in their community" – Carol, 18

"I volunteered with Carol and we both did the same thing" –Elaina, 17

Name of Organization: Rick Santorum, The Courage to Fight

Who/What they are advocating: This organization is advocating Rick Santorum 's 2012 term in office.

Address: PO Box 37. Verona, PA 15147

Phone Number: 888.321.6675

Link to find out more: http://www.ricksantorum.com/

Brief Summary of the work you will do there: Once you click on the link, you are taken to the home page where you see options on the web on how you can support or keep update with Rick Santorum's campaign. Once you click on those options, you are then taken to ways you can support his campaign.

Student Experience: Not available, be the first!

Name of Organization: Newt Gingrich 360

Who/What they are advocating: This organization is advocating Newt Gingrich 's 2012 term in office. Supporters and Volunteers are welcome! 

Address: P.O. Box 550769, Atlanta, GA 30355 

Phone Number: (678) 973-2306

Link to find out more: http://newtgingrich360.com/

Brief Summary of the work you will do there: Once you click on the link, you are taken to the home page where you can sign up and help donate or volunteer for Newt Gingrich's campaign. You are also kept to date with the campaign and you can sign up to be a volunteer member.

Student Experience: Not available, be the first!

Name of Organization: Mitt Romney for President Campaign

Who/What they are advocating: This organization is advocating Mitt Romney's 2012 term in office.

Address: P.O. Box 149756. Boston, MA 02114-9756

Phone Number: 857-288-3500

Link to find out more: http://www.mittromney.com/      

Brief Summary of the work you will do there: Once you go to the website, you are asked to put your email and zip code, then once you're in, you can chose to volunteer for Mitt Romney by phone calls, or shop for Mitt Romney shirts or caps, and or donate for him.

Student Experience: Not available, be the first! 

10 Comments

This is fantastic! Thanks to you, I now know where to go if I ever want to volunteer.

I am so going to volunteer to make a difference in our government. Thank you so much Duarte.

Thanks for the information. I now know different places that I can volunteer for.

Wow you made it so simple, all this time searching online someone should definitely benefit from this.

This is amazing, now i know were i can get all types of information from different types of organizations for my project, thank you so much!

Wow finding a place to volunteer could have not been easier. Thanks!

This is a good idea that what other teenagers could go volunteer. Also this could be a good way for anyone in the community could help out.

"Not many people are willing to give up some of their time to call random strangers to petition their involvement for a President's campaign. Whenever I make a call, I feel part of something, it might not seem very exciting, but I feel helpful."
By: Teresa Duarte

This seems easier than ever and not that challenging to volunteer.

Awww This is great, I always wonder how you could end up volunteer, alot of people have trouble finding location to volunteer. Yous guys help a lot.

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