Uniting America one conversation at a time. 

Position Title

Assistant to the Executive Director


Have you always wanted to be part of getting a startup off the ground? Do you want the satisfaction of making a significant difference at a not-for-profit enterprise?

Be a vital contributor to Crossing Party Lines’ mission to bring together Americans of all political views to talk with civility and respect about the issues dividing America. Work closely with the Executive Director as she juggles multiple initiatives, goals, and responsibilities. If you enjoy having variety in your day, are flexible, have practice balancing multiple projects, and love solving problems, this opportunity is for you. 


  • Be willing to work virtually with Crossing Party Lines Co-Founder and Executive Director Lisa Swallow. Learn about our organization’s current tools and how to use them.
  • Follow the progress of multiple initiatives and keep the director informed.
  • Arrange meetings, conference calls, or events and ensure the director is on track.


We need someone who has:

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with Internet research and using cloud-based applications
  • The ability to work independently
  • Enthusiasm for making a difference and bringing people together

Additional Information

Why Join the Crossing Party Lines Team?

By volunteering in the early stages of our organization, you’ll be in a position to shape the direction of this important, fast-growing nonprofit. We’ll listen to your ideas, encourage you to grow in your career, and give you as much responsibility as you want and are ready for.

For Students: We are willing to work with you to receive internship credit if desired.

Working Hours

Position: Assistant to the Executive Director