Field Canvasser

Jobs with Justice - Kansas City, MO (30+ days ago)3.5


The Organization

Missouri Jobs with Justice (JwJ) is a coalition of labor, religious, student and community activists and organizations committed to protecting the basic human rights of men and women. Jobs with Justice Addressesthe root causes of poverty while working for an economic base that benefits the entire community. We believe that the fate of labor unions and the communities in which their members live are tightly bound together. We work in partnership with central labor councils, local unions, civil rights organizations, students, community, and faith-based organizations in mobilizing direct actions for social and economic justicefor all people, including the right to organize a union, rebuilding the social safety net, living wages, health care, and equal treatment for all. Missouri Jobs with Justice is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. We seek a diverse pool of volunteers and applicants for all opportunities and responsibilities within the organization – in particular with respect to women, people of color, the LGBT community, immigrants, and people of all ages.

The Position: Canvasser

Canvasserswill work closely with the Regional Field Managerto ID Voters in your regionfor the CLEAN and RUM campaigns.

Responsibilities:

Maintain hourly goals and properly record information: Canvasserswill be using a tablet or Ipod to record answers for the canvass. Canvasserswill be responsible for using tablets or Ipodsto properly record the data from the conversation. The expectation for each canvasser is to make 8 contacts an hour and collect 10 pledge cards a shift.

Qualifications:

  • Solid commitment to the principles of social and economic justice.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Willingness to work 8hours/ 5 days a week.
  • Ability to articulate the script Ability to adapt to changes in the script
  • Ability to walkfor extended periods of time.
  • Transportation

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary

Salary: $15.00 /hour

Sales environment(s):

  • Door to door

Onboarding time:

  • Less than 1 month