GA Hiring Voter Registration Canvassers

 

Job Announcement:  VR Canvasser Position 

Based in Georgia

About 9to5: For nearly five decades, 9to5 has been advancing economic justice for women, grounding our work through a racial and gender justice lens. As a grassroots, membership-based organization, our members are affected by the issues we work on every day: low-wage jobs, the erosion of a social safety net, the lack of paid sick time and paid family leave, unemployment, and workplace discrimination. Our programs include grassroots organizing, leadership development and training, nonpartisan civic engagement and policy change campaigns.. For more information, see our website at www.9to5.org.

Position Description: 9to5 Georgia is hiring canvassers (Atlanta, Macon, Savannah) to support our 2022 Voter Registration (VR) and Get Out The Vote (GOTV) civic engagement program.  Canvassers will engage and build relationships with community members to shape 9to5 Georgia civic engagement and economic justice campaigns. Individuals with a commitment to social, environmental, and economic justice, equal opportunity and women’s issues are encouraged to apply.

*Disclaimer: This position will be hybrid in-person and remote and we will continue to monitor the safety of in-person activities with the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Job Responsibilities:

  • phone-banking and in-person canvassing
  • Coordinating with communications staff and organizers to collect and share member information
  • Turning out and registering members to virtual and in-person events
  • Signing up new contacts as 9to5 members
  • Attending virtual and in-person 9to5 member events, staff meetings and MANDATORY trainings 
  • Support in carrying out outreach and campaign strategies
  • Door-knocking in priority geographies*
  • Other responsibilities that may arise within a reasonable scope of work

Qualifications: 

  • At least 1 year of canvassing experience, this includes phone banking and door knocking
  • Enthusiastic about social justice
  • Deep understanding and commitment to racial and gender justice
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work well with diverse groups of people
  • Self-motivated and able to work in an environment where day to day activities differ drastically 
  • Must be able to operate independently in addition to working with a team in a campaign setting 
  • Ability to respond to a rapidly changing political environment and field program 
  • Must be available to work weekday evenings and some weekends
  • Available for 20-25 hours per week
  • Must have access to phone, video capabilities, internet connection, and other software as needed
  • Preferred access to a vehicle or reliable transportation

This is a part-time (20-25 hour per week) position that will begin at the beginning of February, 2022  until October, 2022 with the potential opportunity to extend the position based on organizational need.

Compensation:

$20 hourly wage, 1 hour of sick time is accrued for every 30 hours worked, and monthly phone and travel stipends.

To Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 work-related references to jobs@9to5.org with the subject line “VR Canvasser Position”.

Application deadline: The application is open until filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

9to5 is an affirmative action organization. Women of color, women who are LGBTQ+, women with disabilities and women who are older are encouraged to apply. 

 

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