Project Canvassers

Positions available in: Chicago, IL; Detroit, MI; Des Moines, IA; Kansas City, MO;
Milwaukee, WI; Rochester, NY; and St. Louis, MO

Summary: Do you want to work for economic and social justice in the Midwest? Do you want to carry on the tradition of social movements and organize people’s strength in numbers to protect and advance freedom, justice, and equality for all? Do you want to join with others to build movements in the Midwest – where they are most needed - and help change the direction of the nation? Do you want to learn to be more skilled, effective and smarter about organizing? If you answered yes, then you should read on.

We seek serious and highly committed applicants for our paid summer canvasser program. We look for people who want to fight the nation’s hardest political battles, happening today in America’s Heartland and Industrial Midwest, in order to take the country in a different direction.

Key Responsibilities: To identify and sign up workers in the workplace and greater community. This includes engaging workers at or near their work place, areas of public transit, and in the community.

Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will have (i) passion for economic and social justice, (ii) ability to engage and inspire people regardless of religion, race, gender, sexual orientation, age, language, class and/or experiences, (iii) ability to work flexible hours and adapt to a changing schedule.

Required: Possession of a valid U.S. driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, and an automobile for business use.

Compensation: $15.00/hour

Position Term: This is a temporary position with potential to last up until September 8th.

Hours: Canvasser could work up to 40 hours, but no more than 40 hours per week. May include some weekends.

To Apply: Email your resume to midwestjustice2017@gmail.com. A cover letter is highly recommended. Your cover letter should give specific examples of the experience and skills you have, and interest in working for economic justice. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Positions will remain open until filled.

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