Field Canvass Staff and Outreach Director

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $34,000
Details: 2-6K in bomus incentives




600 W. 28th Street
Suite 202
United States


Clean Water Action is seeking Field Canvass Staff and Outreach Director's for our office's across the country. The Mid-Term elections are over but our job is not! Clean Water Action is an organization working to empower people to take action to protect America's waters, build healthy communities and to make democracy work for all of us. For more than 40 years Clean Water Action has succeeded in winning some of the nation's most important environmental protections through grassroots organizing, expert policy research and political advocacy focused on holding elected officials accountable to the public.


Recruitment: Build a team of highly trained canvassers. Work with recruitment team to develop and implement annual recruitment plan. Interview prospective staff and make hiring decisions.

Staff Management: Teach canvassing/fundraising skills. Work with your staff in individual and group settings, with a particular eye towards developing leaders. Cultivate a welcoming and motivating atmosphere.

Canvassing: Canvass in the field for two to four days per week to train new and experienced staff and meet personal fundraising requirements.

Administration: Carefully track income and expenses. Manage the budget for your office. Process staff payroll. Maintain records for future organizing efforts.


-Must have at least one year of canvassing experience.

-One to two years of management experience.

-Experience working for a non-profit.

-Must have strong communication and motivational skills.

-Desire for political change is essential.

-Strong work ethic and time management skills.

-Must be able to work within a team.

Training: Newly hired directors will typically spend four to six months doing field training, working intensely alongside experienced directors. Additionally, directors receive support from regional management staff throughout their time on staff. After one year in the position, staff will have learned the basics of running a successful grassroots campaign, including, but not limited to, fundraising and donor recruitment, campaign communications, and hiring and supervising staff.


Staff may opt into our health care plan (PPO) and 401(K) program. Paid training, vacation and sick days are included.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to Include the job title in the subject line of the email.