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Seed the Vote Canvass Team Lead and Volunteer Coordinator

Virtual
Trabalho pode ser feito em qualquer lugar em Estados Unidos
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Resumo dos Detalhes

Tipo de Emprego
Tempo Integral
Temporário / PJ / Freelance
Data de Início
12 de agosto de 2024
Prazo para Inscrições
9 de agosto de 2024
Nível de Experiência
Intermediário
Compensação
USD $25 / hora
This position will work full time exempt with long hours and weekend work expected. Estimated compensation of $1,000 per week, with housing for the duration of the field work and flight to be provided.

Descrição

Seed the Vote

Canvass Team Lead and Volunteer Coordinator 

(Multiple Openings: Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Nevada, North Carolina, Michigan)


About the Organization

Seed the Vote is a grassroots, social justice organization mobilizing volunteers to defeat right wing politics by supporting the electoral work of grassroots organizations in swing states and building the long term power of working class communities and communities of color. 


Position Overview

The Canvass Team Lead and Volunteer Coordinator is STV’s on the ground lead for our field work in states.  Canvass Team Lead and Volunteer Coordinators build our networks of volunteers and leaders in our grassroots voter engagement programs, manage our volunteer deployments in states, as well as support their own canvass team. 


We are looking for positions in the following areas with the accompanying dates:

  • Milwaukee, WI mid-Aug-mid-Nov
  • Philadelphia, PA mid-Aug-mid-Nov
  • Phoenix, AZ mid-Aug-mid-Nov
  • Reno, NV  mid-Aug-mid-Nov

and potentially:

  • North Carolina mid-Aug-mid-Nov
  • Detroit, MI mid-Aug-mid-Nov


Responsibilities/Essential Functions

The following responsibilities are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel classified in this manner. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change.


Canvass Team Leadership and Support:

  • Responsible for overseeing day to day canvass operations including making assessments, adjustments, and decisions throughout canvass to execute an effective canvass 
  • Supervise and lead groups of 10 - 20 volunteers in door knocking and other outreach activities 
  • Onboard and train volunteers on canvassing duties, modeling and encouraging effective organizing conversations
  • Provide support, guidance and feedback to volunteers and volunteer leaders  
  • Invest in the development of volunteer leaders including one-on-ones, political development, skill building and confidence building. 
  • Delegate appropriate tasks to volunteer leaders and/or captains.
  • Organize and prepare materials for each canvass, including literature, technologies, and other essentials, as provided by the partner organization
  • Use quantitative and qualitative assessment of volunteers and support volunteers to improve


Volunteer Management: 

  • Responsible for volunteer engagement and participation
  • Develop and implement a plan for volunteers to integrate into and support partner organizations’ daily canvassing activities. 
  • Participate in the planning and managing logistics related to out-of-state volunteer delegations.  Lead all local troubleshooting.
  • Activate prospective volunteers to become involved in partner organizations’ activities through phone calls, relational organizing, virtual events, or texting. 
  • Co-build distributed and digital strategies to reach out and follow-up with prospective or past volunteers, including social media outreach, and managing “pod” development.
  • Communicate effectively with volunteers, branch and pod coordinators and other stakeholders about plans and processes. (Seed the Vote is using a distributed organizing method encouraging people to form pods with friends and family committed to taking action together to defeat right wing politics. Branches are larger networks of people organizing into the Seed the Vote program.)
  • Manage and track volunteer shift scheduling and participation in our databases.
  • Adhere to operating procedures to uphold the organization's values and volunteer safety, including COVID-19 safety protocols
  • Ensure the organization's purpose is conveyed to the public.


Partner Coordination:

  • Serve as on-the-ground liaison between Seed the Vote and partner organizations to troubleshoot and make timely adjustments and decisions to ensure effective and smooth operations.  
  • Collaborate with partners on volunteer management (including training and other support) for greatest efficiency, impact, and experience of volunteers
  • Plan, implement, and lead real time volunteer troubleshooting
  • Support partner organizations, as needed.


Required Qualifications:

  • Experience leading electoral campaign field work is ideal.
  • Experience in organizing or volunteer recruitment. 
  • Past experience as a canvasser or volunteer in civic engagement programs. 
  • Experience in team management and/or supervision is ideal 
  • Organized and prepared; proactive in coordinating materials and learning relevant technology
  • Facilitation skills for leading trainings, workshops, etc
  • Commitment to and experience in identifying and developing others’ leadership 
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills 
  • Ability to learn and navigate online and digital tools and platforms (including Mobilize America, Van, ThruText) to recruit and manage volunteers


Physical Demands: 

  • Able to work on a computer, including sitting at a desk, for extended periods of time with or without reasonable accommodation. 
  • Manual dexterity to operate a keyboard and other equipment 
  • Able to see or read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids.
  • Able to speak clearly and in audible tones on the phone and in person and be understood by others.
  • Able to hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the telephone.
  • Able to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Able to walk and stand for extended periods of time, in potentially intense weather conditions (heat, humidity, cold). 


Work Environment

  • Positions will be located in Milwaukee (WI), Philadelphia (PA), Phoenix (AZ), Reno (NV), and potentially North Carolina and Detroit (MI). Additional locations added as needed.
  • Applicants do not have to currently live in the region, but must be willing to relocate to the specified region for the length of the position. 


Compensation

This position will work full time exempt with long hours and weekend work expected. Estimated compensation of $1,000 per week, with housing for the duration of the field work and flight to be provided. We offer a competitive health benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision.  

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice. This document provides no contract of employment.


How to Apply

Please submit a resume, cover letter on why you’re interested in the role, and three references through this link. Applications will be reviewed as received. 


Seed the Vote contracts with Resilient Strategies LLC for backend and operational support including hiring and employment. Resilient Strategies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Folks who are queer, trans, non-binary, Black, Indigenous, people of color, disabled, parents, are/have been system-impacted, are immigrants, and anyone who has experienced systemic oppression and/or gender-based violence are encouraged to apply. Pursuant of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.


Seed the Vote

Canvass Team Lead and Volunteer Coordinator 

(Multiple Openings: Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Nevada, North Carolina, Michigan)


About the Organization

Seed the Vote is a grassroots, social justice organization mobilizing…

Benefícios

We offer a competitive health benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision.  

We offer a competitive health benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision.  

Localização

Virtual
Trabalho deve ser executado em qualquer lugar em Estados Unidos
Local Associado
Oakland, CA, USA

Como se inscrever

Please submit a resume, cover letter on why you’re interested in the role, and three references through this link. Applications will be reviewed as received.

Please submit a resume, cover letter on why you’re interested in the role, and three references through this link. Applications will be reviewed as received.

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