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19 Oct 2022

Temporary Canvassers – Get Out The Vote!

TheOutreachTeam – Posted by TheOutreachTeam Eugene, Oregon, United States

Job Description

Help us Get Out The Vote for Progressive Ballot Initiatives! We are currently seeking Voter Contact Canvassers to go door-to-door and mobilize the electorate to advocate for the issues that are most important to progressives.

This role is a great opportunity to gain experience in the following areas: Organizing, Leadership, Communication & Advocacy, Community Outreach & Engagement, Campaign Work, Public Policy, and Social Enterprise.

Get paid well! Canvass positions start at $23/hour. Leadership positions start at $25/hour. We offer overtime pay, paid training, sick pay, bonuses for friend referrals, and mileage reimbursement for drivers.


Stay Safe!  We have strict health and safety protocols that include a contactless approach to campaign work. We provide all of the training and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) you will need. 

Apply here: https://www.theoutreachteam.net/interest-form-tot

Locations:  Portland, OR and Eugene, OR

We are hiring immediately, all positions run through the elections with possibilities for advancement afterwards. Shifts run from 12:00 PM  – 8:00 PM with the possibility to work part-time or full-time.

Canvasser Responsibilities ($23/hr):

  • Engage with the public in a friendly and respectful manner
  • Deliver a compelling campaign message, and collect complete survey answers from voters
  • Participate in staff training to improve outreach skills
  • Strictly follow the campaign’s safety protocols, including the use of PPE and compliance with daily health and safety guidelines 

Team Leader Responsibilities ($25/hr):

The Canvasser Responsibilities plus:

  • Manage a small group of canvassers out in the field by checking in with them periodically throughout the day and debriefing with them at the end of the day
  • Ensure each canvasser has all of the materials they need to be safe and successful
  • Assist directors with canvasser training and administrative work

The ideal candidate:

  • Passionate about progressive politics and fostering democracy
  • Strong communication skills; you should enjoy working with other people and be willing and excited to speak with everyone
  • Hard worker who will stay motivated to engage as many people as possible
  • Open to new challenges and are interested in building their campaign skills
  • Culturally competent and able to respectfully engage with teammates and the community

Prior canvassing experience is  not required.

Pay: $23/hr for canvassers and $25/hr for Team Leaders. We offer overtime pay, paid training, sick pay, bonuses for friend referrals, and mileage reimbursement for drivers.

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How to Apply

Apply here: https://www.theoutreachteam.net/interest-form-tot We are committed to equity, inclusion, and anti-racism. We are an equal opportunity employer and we strongly encourage Black, indigenous, people of color, women, people with previous felony convictions, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and others who identify with underrepresented groups to apply.

Job Types: Temporary.


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