Volunteering


SMCDems 2024 Election Volunteer Opportunities

2024 Election Work is ramping up. Volunteers are needed for:

Letter Writing

Phonebanking

Organizing Events

Voter Registration

You can also join the Election Committee to coordinate the work which will schedule events in San Mateo County and coordinate with our partners.  If you would like to help, please sign up here

You can find more options on the Santa Clara County Democratic Party’s Action Center

You can also volunteer with the California Democratic Party.  To learn about volunteer opportunities including phone banking, canvassing, text banking, or organizing young or Latino voters, sign up here.


Letter Writing


 

2024 Postcard Campaign to High-Potential Native Voters in Arizona

Fridays 9AM until Oct. 18

Help write postcards to reach high-potential Native Democratic voter on Navajo, Hopi, and White Mountain Apache lands in Northeast Arizona. With your help, we can empower Native voices in Arizona politics to vote for a Blue Arizona. Please sign up to get a list of 25 voter addresses and a script to help us reach our voters.

Register here


 

Write Letters to Voters in Super States with Vote Forward

Anytime from Anywhere

 

We're working together to increase civic participation by sending letters to voters. Writing letters to voters is one of the most effective ways to help increase election turnout. And you can do it right from home!

Register here


 

Postcarding with Indivisible Marin (Virtual)

Monday, April 15 or May 13, 5:30PM to 6:30PM

 

Are you interested in writing postcards to help Democrats win in November? Indivisible Marin has been writing postcards since 2017 and would love to have you join our team this year! Whether you are an experienced postcarder or brand new, you are welcome to join the Writing Team at this monthly event and hear the latest information about our campaigns in battleground Senate and House races! The last 15 minutes of the call will be an optional orientation for people new to postcarding. We look forward to seeing you there!

Register here

 


Phonebanking


 

Bay Area Coalition | Phone Bank to turn voices into votes!

Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, 5PM to 7PM through Oct. 30, 2024

We need your help! Virtual phone banks have become an essential part of campaigns. Whether you’re new to phonebanking or an expert, you have a place with our people-powered campaigns. The good news is, phone banking is easy to learn and can be done from the comfort of your own home. We'll provide training on both the script and how to use our phone bank platform.

Register here


 

Bay Area Coalition 2024 Phone Banks to CA, DNC Hub and NV and AZ

Wednesdays from 5PM to 7PM, Feb. 21 through Oct. 30, 2024

 

Join the Bay Area Coalition for our 2024 Phone Banks to the California Central Valley, to elect Adam Gray in CA 13 and Rudy Salas in CA 22 with the California Democratic Party. We will also call into the swing states of Nevada and Arizona with their coordinated state campaigns and the Democratic National Committee as a DNC Hub. And, we will offer phone banks to elect Democratic state legislatures in AZ and NV with Sister District, Center for Common Ground and Northeast AZ Native Democrats.

Register here


 

Flip the House - Central Valley Get Out the Vote with SCCDP

Sundays 1PM to 3PM PT, through May 5, 2024

 

Join the Santa Clara County Democratic Party to help flip the House. We will make calls to Get Out the Vote for the Central Valley CD-22 primary. Post primary, we'll be calling a friendly list of volunteers and activists to activate them for the general election.

Register here

 


Organizing Events

 

Yes, You Can(vass): Learn the ABCs of Canvassing

Tuesdays 7PM to 8PM PT through Oct. 29

Are you thinking about canvassing, but don't feel quite ready? If you've never canvassed before (and even if you're a fellow introvert), or just need a refresher, join the Bay Area Coalition every Tuesday, 7 pm (PST) to talk about what your canvassing day will look like, including:

o How to have meaningful conversations with voters
o How to register voters
o How to use the PDI Mobile Connect app

Register here


 

CD-13 to Flip the Seat!

Modesto: 9:30a-2p on Sat. Apr. 13, June 8, Aug. 10, and Oct. 12

Patterson: 9:30a-1:30p on Sat. Apr. 20, May 18, Jun 15, Jul 20, Sept. 28, Oct. 19, Oct. 26, Nov. 2, Nov. 3, and Nov. 4

 

Let's build the grassroots power Democrats need to win in 2024 and to defend democracy long term. Join us in going door-to-door talking to Democratic voters in Modesto and Patterson. 

Register here for Modesto

Register here for Patterson


 

Sister District Monthly Happy Hour

4th Tuesday of each month, 4:30PM to 6:00PM

 

Join us for our monthly Happy Hours.  Drop in anytime between 4:30-6:00pm.  These informal, no-host gatherings are a great (and fun!) way to get to know our seasoned volunteers, connect with one another, learn about the importance of state legislatures, and find out how you can help flip states from red to BLUE. Bring a friend.  Location changes every month. Please join us and mark your calendars for these upcoming Happy Hours! RSVP's are encouraged but not required.

April 23 - Lazy Dog, 2208 Bridgepointe Pkwy, San Mateo
May 28 - Jack's 1750 S El Camino Real, San Mateo
June 25 - Il Fornaio, 327 Lorton Ave, Burlingame
July 23 - BJ's Brewhouse, 2206 Bridgepointe Pkwy, San Mateo
Aug. 27 - Rise Woodfire, 2 N B Street, San Mateo
Sept. 24 - Jim Burg's, 1015 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont
Oct. 22 - TBD, group's choice
Nov. 5 Election Watch - Pacific Catch, 243 S B Street, San Mateo

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