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he Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) is seeking Team Leads for its 2020 Advocacy Days. Geared at preparing advocates to take a leadership role at GCDD's Advocacy Days, Team Lead Volunteers will learn how to navigate the Georgia State Capitol and support attendees in speaking with their legislators. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in honing their advocacy skills and leading others to raise their voices!

Team Leads will be paid $150 per Advocacy Day they volunteer for. Each individual must complete one training and fulfill all the responsibilities listed below.

Team Leads will be required to fulfill the following responsibilities:

  • Commit to at least two (2) Advocacy Days from 8 AM - 1 PM
  • Attend one training prior to Advocacy Days. The completion of the training is mandatory.
  • Be available from 8 AM - 1 PM on assigned days

Day of Event:

  • Responsible for the assigned table (10 individuals)
  • Support attendees with legislative asks
  • Support attendees to complete paper surveys at the training and provided to event staff
  • Navigate assigned attendees from the event venue to Capitol (across the street)
  • Take 3-4 photos of individuals with their legislator at the ropes in the Capitol
  • Complete log of legislative activities. The checklist will be be provided.

If you are intersted in becoming a Team Lead, please complete the form below and someone at GCDD will be in touch.

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The original article ran on PublicNow on 11/20/19.