Canvassers to Defeat the Amendments

NOC is hiring canvassers for door to door outreach in North Minneapolis.  Right now, our outreach is focused on defeating the two discriminatory amendments on this year’s ballot: the amendment to limit the freedom to marry and the amendment to overhaul Minnesota’s election system and restrict the right to vote.

Job Responsibilities

  • Educating voters about issues like living wages and affordable tuition
  • Mobilizing community members to vote
  • Building an active volunteer base for NOC
  • Training new canvassers as you gain experience
  • Walk door to door and communicate with targeted voters in an assigned area/turf
  • Record and report accurate data
  • Attend a briefing meeting at the start of each day, canvass door to door for at least 4 hours, return to the office and fill out all the necessary documentation
  • Conduct yourself in a professional manner
  • Participate in advocacy, organizing, and mobilization tactics
  • Assist in other campaign activities as needed
  • Participate as a member of a team with a common goal
  • Evenings and weekend work required

Qualifications

Applicants especially need a strong interest in our issues; strong communication skills; willingness to learn new skills and ideas; willingness to be self-motivated and take feedback; willingness to work hard; ability to quickly take on new responsibilities.

  • Able to physically walk in an assigned turf
  • Basic understanding of the electoral process
  • Strong commitment to the cause and outcome of the campaign
  • Enthusiastic, flexible, and outgoing
  • Comfortable with public speaking
  • Comfortable with routinely making “cold” door knocks
  • Able to work with diverse groups

Strong preference will be given to Northside residents who are familiar with the area we are canvassing.

To apply, e-mail Anthony at Anthony@mnnoc.org, or call (612) 246-3132.

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