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Community Canvasser (Signature Gathering)

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UNITE HERE! Local 11
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Laguna Beach, CA
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UNITE HERE Local 11 is hiring community canvassers for a signature gathering campaign in Glendale (Los Angeles County) and Laguna Beach (Orange County)!

UNITE HERE Local 11 represents over 32,000 workers employed in hotels, restaurants, airports, sports arenas, and convention centers throughout Southern California and Arizona. Members of UNITE HERE Local 11 join together to fight for improved living standards and working conditions.

Local 11 is an affiliate of UNITE HERE, an international labor union that represents 270,000 working people across North America. Our members in the U.S. and Canada work in the hotel, gaming, food service, manufacturing, textile, distribution, laundry, transportation, and airport industries.

UNITE HERE Local 11 has been a leader in the fight for immigrant rights, and to elect leaders who will represent working families’ interests. In 2020 presidential election Local 11 ran a 400-person independent campaign in Arizona where the state voted for the Democrat candidate for the first time since 1992 and elected a second Democrat US Senator.

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.

Hours: 12-8:30pm Sunday-Friday, 9-5:30pm Saturday. Full-time availability a plus (6-7 days/wk). Overtime likely available. Flexible and part-time scheduling also available.

Pay: $20/hr, plus $10/day driving stipend if canvasser drives during shift

Position Details: This position is temporary for a campaign that will begin mid-October and End mid to late November. However, there will be other opportunities to work with us on future campaigns from now through November 2022.

Job Requirements:

• Excellent verbal communications skills.

• Self-motivation

• Passion for social justice

Preferred Skills:

• Outgoing, enthusiastic and persuasive personality

• Bilingual English & Armenian a plus.

• Dependable vehicle a plus

• Basic tablet skills a plus, familiarity with PDI canvassing app a plus

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

To Apply: Call or email Carly at 734-904-6931

UNITE HERE Local 11 is hiring community canvassers for a signature gathering campaign in Glendale (Los Angeles County) and Laguna Beach (Orange County)!

UNITE HERE Local 11 represents over 32,000 workers employed in hotels, restaurants…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Start Date
    October 13, 2021

Salary

$20/hr with overtime likely available, $10/day driving stipend if employee drives during work hours

Location

On-site
Laguna Beach, CA, USA

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Call or email Carly at 734-904-6931 or ckirchen@unitehere11.org.

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