Canvassers for Labor/Community Campaign - UNITE HERE

Job Type

Full Time
Temporary

Salary

Details: $15/hour

Published

10/10/2018

Address

Los Angeles
California
United States

Description

UNITE HERE Local 11 is recruiting temporary canvassers who want to be a part of the growing labor movement for hotel workers in the Los Angeles region.


Local 11 is a labor union that represents over 29,000 hospitality workers in Southern California and Arizona who work in hotels, restaurants, universities, convention centers and airports. Our membership is diverse, comprising workers from many immigrant communities as well as high percentages of African-American, Latino, and Asian American workers. We are predominantly women and people of color, and we hail from all corners of the planet. Together, we are building a movement to enable people of all backgrounds to achieve greater equality and opportunity.(www.unitehere11.org/) .

 

Canvasser Position: The Canvasser's responsibilities will be to engage in door-to-door outreach. We provide paid training; experience in canvassing or organizing for social justice is a plus. Must be able to work evenings and weekends. Both outdoor and in-office work is required for this position.

 

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal communications skills.
  • Self-motivation
  • Passion for social justice


Preferred Skills:

  • Outgoing, enthusiastic and persuasive personality
  • Bilingual English & Russian a plus.
  • Dependable vehicle a plus
  • Basic computer skills a plus


UNITE HERE LOCAL 11 is an equal opportunity employer; LGBT, women, and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in Spanish and Russian desired

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

cmiller@unitehere11.org

Please email a resume with three professional references—including at least one supervisor—to cmiller@unitehere11.org 



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