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About ACT: Advanced Campaign Training

Have you volunteered or worked on a campaign? Want to do more? Do you have a strong interest and desire to take a leadership role in political campaigns?

ACT: Advanced Campaign Training is the next level of training from CJPAC. ACT provides focused, high-level training for specific campaign roles. Participants will attain the necessary skills and knowledge to be an impactful campaign staffer at any level. The ACT Program is open to Jewish & pro-Israel applicants, 21+ years of age, from across Canada, with a desire to serve in specific campaign leadership roles. Applicants must have prior volunteer experience on a campaign and be committed to learning in a multipartisan setting.

Upon successful conclusion of a multi-session program, ACT participants will receive a certificate of completion.

Upcoming Course: Campaign Manager Highlights:

  • Overview of the Political Landscape and Levels of Government
  • Campaign Strategy and Planning: How to Keep your Campaign Safe, Legal, & Fun
  • Communications
  • Grassroots Organizing & Volunteer Management
  • Common mistakes and how to avoid them

Six Zoom sessions (1.5-2 hours each)

Wednesdays, January 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28

FAQ

Applicants must be pro-Israel and committed to learning in a multipartisan setting with a desire to serve in specific campaign leadership roles. They must have prior volunteer experience on a campaign. 

Jewish or pro-Israel Canadians or permanent residents, 21+years of age, who are interested in taking leadership roles on political campaigns and willing to commit the time and energy required for political involvement. All parties welcome. 

No. ACT: Advanced Campaign Training is fully funded by CJPAC.

Begin by filling out the ACT application for the program being offered (found on the CJPAC website). Short listed candidates will be contacted for an interview, which could take place by phone, videochat, or in person. Only participants who are accepted will be contacted. 

Following the training, successful ACT participants join the strong CJPAC network, as well as build connections to CJPAC staff, guest speakers, and other participants. 

Multiple ACT programs will run each year with the number of online sessions varying according to the content. 

Only participants who attend and participate in all sessions will receive a certificate of completion.

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If you’re a past or present participant of the Fellowship program, we’d love to hear about your experiences.