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Voter Registration Canvassers

Position Description

The Outreach Team is a field firm specializing in face-to-face canvassing operations. We fuel the nation's leading groups to raise money, register voters, and engage people to participate in our democratic process.

We are currently seeking Voter Registration Canvassers and Team Leaders to join us on an important and exciting non-partisan campaign to help tens of thousands of people register to vote in the state of Georgia.

Apply here: https://www.theoutreachteam.net/apply-hourly

Voting is a fundamental right, and our pursuit of a truly representative democracy demands that we engage every eligible voter to register and vote in November, particularly members of underrepresented communities across the state.

Voter Registration Canvassers and Team Leaders will assist citizens in successfully and safely completing their voter registration applications. Canvassers will engage with the public in a friendly, professional, and most importantly safe manner to assist people registering to vote and answer any questions they may have.

Team Leaders will be responsible for managing a small group of canvassers out in the field. Team Leaders serve as the eyes and ears of the campaign, training canvassers and reporting to directors. They will ensure everyone in their group is set up in the correct place and with all of the necessary materials each day, and they will check in with their team throughout the day to evaluate skills and confirm proper health and safety measures are being followed. Team Leaders are responsible for debriefing with their team at the end of the day and ensuring proper data reporting.

COVID-19 has altered the political landscape, but one thing remains the same - we will need to have in-person conversations with people to register a lot of them to vote. Thankfully, we can do this in a way that is low risk. We will provide PPE and substantial health and safety training, we will work outside, and we will all follow the canvassing protocols that will allow us to do this critical work while keeping ourselves and everyone else in our communities safe.

We are hiring immediately. These positions will run through the mid-October registration deadline, with opportunities to potentially extend through the Election and beyond.

Locations: Immediate priority is in Atlanta, and we will be hiring for other locations in the state as the campaign expands.

Canvasser Responsibilities:
-Assist people in carefully and correctly filling out voter registration forms
-Engage with the public in a friendly and professional manner
-Strictly follow the campaign's safety protocols, including the use of PPE and compliance with daily health and safety guidelines
-Familiarize yourself with state registration laws and statutes, and comply with all applicable legal requirements and processes for registering voters

Team Leader Responsibilities:
-Assist people in carefully and correctly filling out voter registration forms
-Engage with the public in a friendly and professional manner
-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
-Strictly follow the campaign's safety protocols, including the use of PPE and compliance with daily health and safety guidelines
-Familiarize yourself with state registration laws and statutes, and comply with all applicable legal requirements and processes for registering voters

Skills:
-Charismatic, energetic, and passionate about voting rights and the importance of voter registration
-Customer service skills; you should enjoy working with other people
-Goal-oriented and able to see the bigger picture
-Determined, motivated, and not easily discouraged

Qualifications:
-Prior experience with voter registration or other canvassing operations is preferred but not required. We will consider candidates with comparable experience.
-Energetic, outgoing, and willing to talk to the public
-Leadership experience, ability to motivate, grow, and meet goals
-Self-starter with excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail
-Strong passion for community organizing and fostering civic engagement
-Ability to work long hours, including evenings and weekends

Wages: Pay for this position is $15 per hour for canvassers and $17 per hour for team leads. We offer access to our company’s health insurance plan to all full-time staff, sick pay, and paid training. At the end of the campaign, there may be opportunities for advancement.

At The Outreach Team, we prioritize equity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and we strongly encourage Black, indigenous, people of color, women, people with previous nonviolent felony convictions, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and others who identify with underrepresented groups to apply.

Apply here: https://www.theoutreachteam.net/apply-hourly



Additional Information

Salary: $15-$17/hour
Employment Type: Full-Time    
Position Location: Atlanta, Augusta, Savanna



Contact Information

Kristin Saybe
 

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