Consultant

Field Organizer - Wisconsin

On-site
Work must be performed in or near Kenosha, WI
New
|
Published 4 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Full Time
Temporary
Start Date
July 9, 2024
End Date
November 5, 2024
Compensation
USD $1,058 - $1,173 / week

Description

About The Outreach Team

The Outreach Team is a premier national field firm. We partner with organizations working to solve some of the biggest problems facing our society -- from protecting human rights to fighting climate change -- and help them build the resources they need to make an impact. We are a people-powered enterprise; our campaigns are effective because we hire diverse teams of talented people, invest in our staff, and treat them well.  

We are hiring Field Organizers to canvass in various locations across the country. Field Organizers will talk to voters and educate them on the importance of voting in the upcoming election. Organizers will work in pairs to cover 13 different targeted geographic regions by going door-to-door to engage in conversations with the community. All Organizers are expected to work independently while reporting to the Lead Organizer in each state. 


Campaign Story: Now more than ever, it is imperative that people uplift their voices at the ballot box to vote for the change that they want to see in their communities. To ensure a high voter turnout later this year, we are partnering with the National Urban League to mobilize voters across the country as part of the Reclaim Your Vote campaign. Our effort will engage voters across the country to increase voter turnout and empower our communities to make their voices heard to drive change where they live. We will connect with voters by going door-to-door and encouraging them to participate in the upcoming elections.


Mobilizing registered voters is a critical step to ensuring that elected officials reflect the diversity and wishes of the communities they serve. Too often, community members are invested in elections but lack the motivation or knowledge to vote. Our vote is our voice; it decides our future and shapes the world around us. In order to defend Democracy, demand diversity, and defeat poverty- we must vote. Through our efforts, we will empower thousands of voters across the country to cast their ballots and make their voices heard this election cycle.


We are hiring immediately. This position will run through November 5th 2024, with opportunities to extend.


Locations: Wisconsin - Madison, Racine/ Kenosha, Milwaukee. Strong preference for in-state candidates, short-term travel may be required.


Field Organizers Responsibilities:

  • Each Field Organizer is expected to canvass five days a week and hit a set of weekly production goals
  • Manage yourself as you will be educating voters
  • Work independently and hold self accountable for time management and goal-setting
  • Implement quality control and data security measures to ensure integrity of the work
  • Maintain a healthy and safe working environment 
  • Develop strategic plans to reach registered voters in assigned locations
  • Manage administrative duties, including reporting data, record keeping, and gathering of materials 
  • In the event that the program expands, Field Organizers may grow into staff managers overseeing a larger full paid canvass operation


Qualifications:

Must have

  • Leadership experience, ability to self-motivate. 
  • Eagerness canvass several days a week.
  • Extreme attention to detail. 
  • Self-starter with excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Strong passion for community organizing and fostering civic engagement.
  • Track record of equity and inclusion.
  • Ability to work long hours, including evenings and weekends.

Nice-to-have

  • Experience running paid canvasses or managing paid employees
  • Familiarity with VAN
  • Experience working in underserved or marginalized communities
  • Local knowledge/experience

Salary: The salary range for this position is $1,058-$1,173 per week. We offer a generous benefits package, including paid vacation and sick leave, health insurance, and hands-on training. At the end of the campaign, there may be opportunities for advancement and bonuses.

At The Outreach Team, we prioritize equity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and we strongly encourage Black, indigenous, people of color, women, people with previous felony convictions, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and others who identify with underrepresented groups to apply.

To Apply: Visit: https://theoutreachteam.applytojob.com/apply

About The Outreach Team

The Outreach Team is a premier national field firm. We partner with organizations working to solve some of the biggest problems facing our society -- from protecting human rights to fighting climate change -- and help…

Location

On-site
Kenosha, WI, USA

How to Apply

Illustration

Join Idealist

Sign up today to save your favorite jobs and get email alerts when new ones are posted.