This volunteer position will be designated to someone who will stay in contact with your local elected official and contact him/her when grassroots action is necessary. Relationship building with this official and helping to coordinate meetings with a group of Parish Public Policy Advocates in the district are the key responsibilities in this role.
Essentials for a successful CC:
Have access to e-mail on a regular basis.
Can coordinate with parish PPAs in a legislative district.
Understand how local government works and know community leaders.
Possess solid organization and communication skills.
Remove partisan biases in communicating with officials.
Key Responsibilities of a parish CC:
Follow guidance of Catholic Citizenship when taking action.
Help build relationships with state legislators and their parish communities.
Coordinate meetings with the PPAs and the legislator as needed.
Provide feedback and consult regularly with Diocesan Field Director.
Encourage participation in Catholic Citizenship in the parish.
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