Hampton Roads Canvassers

Job Type

Full Time




United States


Canvassers –Hampton Roads

New Virginia Majority

New Virginia Majority (NVM) is hiring canvassers for its 2018 get-out-the-vote campaigns. We are seeking conscientious individuals with a deep commitment to working with people of all backgrounds to foster their civic engagement and build their capacity as agents of social change. This is a unique opportunity to work on a non-traditional, data- and research-driven campaign. Positions are available in Richmond, Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads areas of Virginia.

Ideal candidates will be highly organized, detail-oriented self-starters who thrive on person-to-person contact.

Working independently and with fellow staff and volunteers, successful candidates will execute the following duties:

  • Reach potential voters at events, gathering sites and door-to-door to build their commitment to voting
  • Ensure their success in becoming engaged voters
  • Provide them with information about the voting process, including dates and sites
  • Express appreciation for their intention to vote
  • Directly prior to the November election, reach back to voters to remind them to vote
  • Ensure accurate and complete data on all of the above is submitted in a timely fashion
  • Assist Regional Field Director in meeting program goals
  • Other duties as assigned, as related to the success of the campaigns.

Required Skills:

  • A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated willingness and ability to follow guidelines to complete required tasks
  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Interested candidates should send their employment history including any organizing, canvassing, sales/social marketing or campaign experience to: hr@newvirginiamajority.org for Richmond Area.

New Virginia Majority is an equal opportunity employer.