Paid Canvasser

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Job Type

Full Time

Compensation

DOE $20.00 - $22.00/hour

About the Role

One APIA Nevada is a paid canvasser that will work with the Organizing Director to execute the goals and metrics with the organizing team. The paid canvasser will be expected to work collaboratively with a team to effectively outreach to voters. The paid canvasser will be responsible for a variety of tasks, including but not limited to phone banking, text banking, and nonpartisan voter outreach.


RESPONSIBILITIES (include, but are not limited to): 

  • Work to build trust with AAPI ethnic and cultural groups and grow relationships with local community leaders and advocates.

  • Identify and understanding of key issues and translate policies into localized, community-oriented narratives in order to educate and uplift the AAPI community.

  • Develop organizing skills by designing and successfully carrying out outreach events and coordinate digital and social media campaigns. 

  • Gain expertise and assist in the implementation of following outreach tactics:

  • Phonebanking

  • Door knocking

  • Nonpartisan voter outreach

  • Textbanking

  • Special projects and perform other duties as assigned. 

  • Must be able to walk or stand for extended periods of time.

  • Possess a valid driver's license with sufficient vehicle insurance coverage

  • The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, dry/arid conditions or otherwise inclement weather

QUALIFICATIONS

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous organizing or canvassing experiences preferred but not required

  • Ability to meet deadlines under pressure while handling multiple projects

  • Ability to work independently and in team settings

  • Familiarity with Nevada politics or Asian and Pacific Islander communities experience in the Battle Born state is a plus, but not required

  • Commitment to progressive causes and issues


One APIA Nevada is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a

non-discriminatory work environment, and does not discriminate against any employee or

applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age,

disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other

characteristic protected by applicable law.

About the Company

One APIA Nevada is a 501(c)(4) grassroots non-profit organization that incorporates issue advocacy and a robust electoral program for the Asian Pacific Islander American (APIA) community in the state of Nevada. We are dedicated to advocating for progressive policies that benefit the hardworking members of our community. Building a better understanding of everyone in the APIA community and supporting them through services that can uplift their experiences in Nevada is what we strive to achieve every day.

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