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
- Comfortable engaging community members face-to-face
- Outgoing and personable
Compensation: $15/hour plus a MetroCard stipend
Hours: Part-time, 10 to 20 hours a week, scheduling is flexible
For more information visit www.ridersny.org
Level of Language Proficiency
Ability to speak languages other than English, especially Spanish or Mandarin Chinese, an asset.
Minimum Education Required