Part-Time Canvasser

Job Type

Part Time




New York
United States


Join the Fight for Better Transit!

The Riders Alliance is a membership organization of subway and bus riders in New York, dedicated to winning better transit by organizing riders into a powerful political constituency.

We're hiring Part-time Canvassers!

The Riders Alliance is seeking responsible and outgoing people to conduct community outreach all over New York City, with specific campaigns in northern Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens. This position is perfect for students, recent graduates or individuals with flexible schedules looking to engage different communities in New York City on important campaigns for bus and subway improvements.

Canvassers will work with our Canvassing Director and Campaign Organizers to coordinate canvassing operations. You will be briefed about the campaigns and trained in community outreach techniques.

The ideal candidate is:

  • An experienced canvasser
  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Comfortable engaging community members face-to-face
  • Outgoing and personable
  • Organized

Compensation: $15/hour plus a MetroCard stipend

Hours: Part-time, 10 to 20 hours a week, scheduling is flexible

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Level of Language Proficiency

Ability to speak languages other than English, especially Spanish or Mandarin Chinese, an asset.

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply

Interested candidates should send a brief description of themselves and why they are interested in the position, as well as an outline of their weekly availability and resume to