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Field organizer for Pretrial Fairness Act defense

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The People's Lobby
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Chicago, IL
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Published 22 days ago

The People’s Lobby is a membership-driven grassroots organization devoted to organizing widespread support for public policies and candidates that put the needs of people and the planet before the interests of big corporations and the very rich. We are a part of the Coalition to End Money Bond which is fighting to stop the large-scale jailing of people simply because they were unable to pay a monetary bond.

The purpose of this role is to engage infrequent voters in key districts as part of our campaign to build credibility for pretrial fairness and real safety in our communities. The goal is to build an infrastructure to move into the electoral season this fall in key districts. 

Primary Responsibilities

Deep Canvassing:

  • Door to door canvassing and phone banking to engage with community members by having transformational conversations
  • Recruit new members to join our organization 

Skills Required

  • Ability to relate to and connect with the south side constituents and elected officials 
  • Strong communication skills (written and/or verbal)
  • Ability to work independently
  • Must be willing to work evenings and weekends
  • Willing and able to connect on personal experiences of injustice and have a commitment to racial, gender and economic justice
  • Familiarity and/or capacity for familiarity with database tools, NGPVAN, Action Network, etc. a plus

The People’s Lobby is a membership-driven grassroots organization devoted to organizing widespread support for public policies and candidates that put the needs of people and the planet before the interests of big corporations and the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Salary

$42,000 - $45,000

Benefits

Benefits package includes health and dental insurance.

Benefits package includes health and dental insurance.

Location

On-site
Chicago, IL, USA

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