Canvasser

  • Make the Road Nevada
  • Las Vegas, NV, USA
  • Mar 14, 2024
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

The Canvasser will go door-to-door canvassers to increase voter engagement and turnout programs. At this time we will only be hiring folks who have a reliable form of transportation. Canvassers will do this by leaving door hangers, making contact at safe distance with voters, and logging all necessary information for tracking purposes. This is a temporary position and will be supervised by the field manager. This position’s start date is 3/1/2024 and can run until the end of November 2024.

General Duties:
● Organize on the ground in diverse communities.
● Develop and foster a relationship with the community directly, understand and encourage increased civic participation
● Communicate with supervisor on any field observations in due to time to ensure the success of registering people to vote, including identifying other potential hot spots.
● Representing the organization positively to the community and answering all questions in a non-partisan manner as required by law.       
● Meet assigned goals associated with each metric on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.
● Report daily to the field manager on quantitative and qualitative metrics, ensuring timely and accurate data entry and reporting.
● Attend daily, and weekly scheduled calls and meetings.
● Attend trainings that will include voter contact tactics, program strategy and safety.
● Door-to-door canvassing is an essential function of this job where canvasser is on turf for a minimum of 4-6 hours a day

Qualifications:
● Eligible to work in the United States
● Appreciation of the value of diversity, equal opportunity, and differences in perspectives in all work relationships
● Commitment to social justice and immigrant justice in particular
● An effective and frequent communicator, both written and verbal
● Meet deadlines by managing time and prioritize tasks as needed ● Microsoft Office & Google Drive Suite Competency ● Knowledge of or willingness to learn database and communication platforms ● Must have reliable access to a vehicle and a valid driver’s license with insurance. ● Ability to work long and irregular hours in a fast-paced, metrics-driven work environment. ● Ability to work independently and in team settings. Strong interpersonal communications skills with an outgoing personality and a passion for social and radical justice.