Core Canvasser

Core Canvasser

One Pennsylvannia Website

One Pennsylvania is a statewide base building organization that promotes economic justice with a racial justice analysis. We believe justice is inclusive–interconnected–and that we only win together.

One Pennsylvania campaigns for good jobs, strong and healthy communities, and corporate accountability. Together, we fight for social justice and tackle the racial, gender, and economic inequality that holds back working families. Come help us build a movement to change Pennsylvania.

Our motto is to follow the money, confront the power, and make real change.

One Pennsylvania is seeking highly motivated and outgoing potential organizers to join our canvassing team either in Philadelphia or Pittsburgh. Our canvassing work includes reaching out to community members about our work, our campaigns, and our theory of change.

This is a full-time position that reports directly to the Canvass Director. Canvassers work up to 35 hours per week.

Location: Pittsburgh or Philadelphia

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Educate and engage voters through door-to-door canvassing, street outreach, and phone banking.
  • Recruit people to the work of OnePA, its mission, programs and campaigns
  • Help Canvass Director with 1 of 4 realms of focus: staff development, campaign management, recruitment and retention, or foundations
  • Build positive relationships with community residents and potential One PA members.
    Meet all daily goals and metrics set by the Civic Engagement Director.
  • Support Director with training and development of temporary staff, members, and volunteers.
  • Manage the quality of our outreach programs.
  • Effectively use technology and other tools to ensure accurate and timely data entry.
  • Participate and complete all required training and workshops.
  • Assist the Canvass Director with recruiting a strong canvass team.
  • Lead Crews of temporary staff/ members/ volunteers to fill door to door, Phone bank or street canvassing shifts.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 18 years old. Must have a working smartphone and be tech-savvy
  • Desire to work in communities of color, low-income communities, and LGBTQIA communities to create political change.
  • At least 4 months of canvassing experience; preference for those with experience managing teams/crews. More experience may qualify candidates for additional leadership positions
  • Is a “people person”, has strong interpersonal skills, is comfortable approaching new people, and able to handle rejection
  • Possess strong communication skills (in person & over the phone); able to move and motivate people to action.
  • Comfortable walking or standing for extended periods of time and working outside and in different weather conditions
  • Must have transportation to various work sites around your assigned office; preference for licensed and insured drive
  • Skilled at working within a team; able to collaborate with diverse teams
  • Strong work ethic and takes initiative; able to handle multiple responsibilities

COMPENSATION:

Salary of $45,000 annually and benefits including optional 401K plan (with contributions beginning after six months of employment), generous paid time off, and fully paid health insurance.

TO APPLY:

Please send a resume and a cover letter to humanresources@onepa.org. To ensure prompt attention, put “Core Canvasser” in the subject line. Please indicate if you would like to be considered for the Philadelphia or Pittsburgh position.

Equal Opportunity:

One Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity employer. One Pennsylvania does not discriminate against or tolerate harassment of any employee because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other basis prohibited by law, or protected activity under the anti-discrimination statutes.

Women, LGBTQIA people, and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply for this job email your details to jianan.shi.89@gmail.com

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