National Fast Food Workers Union - SEIU

National Fast Food Workers Union

Academy Canvasser

Based in South Carolina


This summer, we are holding the 2023 Union of Southern Service Workers Organizing Academy in Columbia, South Carolina, June 6 – July 31.

We are currently accepting applications to join the Academy as a Canvasser.

Here’s what you need to know before you apply:
The goal of this Academy is to engage thousands of not-yet-organized service industry workers by canvassing neighborhoods around Columbia, SC. As a Canvasser, you will be knocking on doors and talking to low wage workers about the issues they face at their jobs and in their communities.
You will have organizing conversations, collect survey information and introduce workers to the Union of Southern Service Workers.

Throughout the Academy, you will:

  • Learn the basics of organizing, canvassing & data collection
  • Elevate your knowledge of labor movement history in the South
  • Sharpen your skills as an organizer
  • Build the Union of Southern Service Workers’ base in a crucial geography
  • Lay the groundwork for future campaigns.

The Union of Southern Service Workers Organizing Academy is an 8-week, paid canvassing program. It will run June 6 – July 31, 2023.

Organizing Fellows will work 40 hours per week on a Tuesday – Saturday schedule.

The rate of pay is $22/hour.

$600.00 monthly car allowance

$100.00 monthly cell phone allowance

A car and valid driver's license/insurance are required for this position.

To Apply:
Submit a cover letter expressing your interest and a résumé to jobs@thefightfor15.org.

WHEN APPLYING: Be sure to indicate that you saw this information at UNIONJOBS.COM.