Electoral Field Canvassers NY - Dutchess, Orange, Ulster, and Sullivan Counties

Job Type

Part Time
Temporary

Salary

Details: $15 per hour

Published

09/10/2018

Start Date

09/24/2018

Address

Hudson Valley
New York
United States

Description

Community Voices Heard Power! (CVH Power) is a multiracial member-led organization that works to build power and create a racially, socially and economically just New York State through grassroots political organizing. We seek out, politically educate, train, encourage and support aspiring candidates of color as well as persons that ideologically align, support, and further our agenda to advance low-income communities of color across our five New York chapters -- New York City, Westchester Co., Orange Co., Rockland Co., and Dutchess Co.-- and subsequently New York State.


Join a dynamic team of individuals who want to mobilize voters in our communities for the 2018 election season. During this important election year, Community Voices Heard Power will be leading an effort to engage voters through our door-to-door canvassing efforts.


Canvassers will work as a team during a six-week period going door-to-door and making phone calls. Canvassing will begin in late September and culminate on November 6th, Election Day. 


Time frame: September 2018- November 2018


REQUIREMENTS:

●       Ability and comfort approaching in speaking to a wide variety of people

●       Strong communications skills

●       Previous outreach or campaign experience preferred (but not required)

●       Strong work ethic

●       Ability to work evening and weekends

●       Detail Oriented

●       Passion for politics and upcoming 2018 elections

●       Be able to work with a team

●       Self-motivated

●       Ability to speak a language other than English is preferred (but not required)


Pay: $15 per hour

Level of Language Proficiency

English. Ability to speak a language other than English that is prevalent in immigrant communities in region is preferred (but not required).

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

afua@cvhpower.org
http://www.cvhpower.org

Please email your interest in the position and names of three references send them to: afua@cvhpower.org with “Electoral Field Canvasser” in the subject line. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CVHP strongly encourages people of color, women, and LGBTQ individuals to apply.


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