SEIU Healthcare Minnesota & Iowa

SEIU Healthcare Minnesota & Iowa

Temporary Canvasser

Based in Minnesota


SEIU Healthcare Minnesota & Iowa is hiring canvassers to help raise standards in the long term care industry . Organizers will visit workers at their homes and talk to them about what they can do to improve their jobs and raise standards in nursing homes. Anyone with an interest in social and economic justice and a positive attitude is encouraged to apply. Canvassing experience is a plus. This is an entry-level temporary position.


  • Visit nursing home workers at their homes in every type of neighborhood in Minnesota.
  • Establish rapport with workers from diverse ethnic, social and economic groups, and experiences.
  • Work effectively both as part of a team and on your own.
  • Take and give constructive feedback.
  • Be passionate about the fight to organize and improve the lives of workers and support them in the fight to raise standards in the long-term care industry.

Minimum Qualifications

  • An ability to listen, communicate, and connect with other people.
  • Experience working on your own, managing your time and being accountable for your results.
  • Positive attitude and strong motivation
  • A deep commitment to social and economic justice
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a vehicle in good working condition. Must have proof of auto insurance.
  • Fluency in a second language is a plus.

This is a temporary, full-time position paid at a rate of $20.50/hour, with Paid Time Off accrued at a 30:1 rate. Full-time canvassers are also paid a $92.31 stipend per week after working a minimum of 24 hours per week. Part-time is available for the right candidates.

The position requires a lot of driving. All appropriately documented mileage will be reimbursed at the current federal mileage-reimbursement rate.

Work hours include evenings and weekends.

Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply:
Email your résumé to: Phillip.cryan@seiuhcmnia.org.

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