Farm Animal Rights Movement is seeking passionate, personable activists for contracted positions (Lead Operator & Associate Operator) on the 10 Billion Lives Tour. These positions require traveling full time on tour vehicles (two people per tour) within various regions of the US to hold pay-per-view video outreach events. The events are held primarily at college campuses with occasional events at street fairs.
The tour provides an amazing opportunity to educate the public about the inherent suffering in animal agriculture and provide resources to help viewers begin on a path toward a vegan lifestyle. Experienced and aspiring activists alike are encouraged to apply! Learn more about the program at www.10billiontour.org.
CONTRACT DATESMid-February through mid-May
Transportation to and from the tour will be coordinated and paid for by FARM. At this time we are only able to consider US residents.
Please read the following details carefully before continuing with the application process.
LEAD OPERATORThe Lead Operator will oversee all outreach events along with several administrative tasks.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:• Engaging the public through pay-per-view • Driving between event locations • Maintaining financial records of all spending (a shared excel doc)• Working with the 10 Billion Lives support staff to facilitate vehicle and equipment maintenance and repairs • Communicating with the 10 Billion Lives support staff on day to day activities • Training local volunteers at events when available
Requirements include:• Dedication to FARM's vegan mission • Demonstrated ability to work well with others • A valid driver's license and clean driving record • Willingness to make long drives occasionally (6+ hrs)• A smartphone and/or tablet with internet access • Ability to lift 50 lbs or more
Preference given to candidates who have experience with:• Communicative activism • Traveling or touring • Driving large vehicles • Management
ASSOCIATE OPERATORThe Associate Operator will perform outreach, manage social media efforts and assist with administrative tasks.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:• Engaging the public through pay-per-view • Taking photos and video (during events & at other times) • Posting updates to Twitter and Instagram • Working with the 10 Billion Lives support staff to coordinate with volunteers and hosts• Photographing and uploading receipts
Requirements include:• Dedication to FARM's vegan mission • Demonstrated ability to work well with others • A valid driver's license and clean driving record • Ability to lift 50 lbs or more
Preference given to candidates who have experience with:• Communicative activism • Traveling or touring • Willingness to assist with long drives (6+ hrs)• Social media
The ideal candidates are outgoing, confident, organized, responsible and work very well with others. They can keep positive attitudes, take initiative, effectively articulate our cause to the public and media, and be content living simply on the road. Sorry, companion animals cannot come along due to regulations at venues. The Lead Operator will be given the opportunity to assist in choosing an Associate Operator.
Events are held an average of 5 days per week. The tour vehicle offers a modest sleeping arrangement. When possible, staff will sleep at homes of supporters, friends, and family. The vehicles include some RV-like amenities inside: refrigerator/freezer and power outlets for other appliances like a rice cooker and blender.
COMPENSATIONLead Operator - $1,500/moAssociate Operator - $1,400/mo
Basic vegan groceries are covered by FARM. In addition, Operators will also receive a gym membership for the duration of tour and a few days of paid vacation time.
Please note that there are two parts to the application process. In order for your application to be complete, you need to do both of the following:--Pt. I: Questionnaire--Pt. II: Resume and Cover Letter submission
Brief documentary about touringhttps://vimeo.com/69372071