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Maria Ordonez for New York: Field Organizer Maria Ordonez for New York - New York State Assembly Campaign

Job Post

Job Post

New York, NY, USA · New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Maria Ordonez for New York: Field Organizer Maria Ordonez for New York - New York State Assembly Campaign

Location

NY

Salary

$16 / Hourly

Company

Maria Ordonez for New York

Department

Organizing

Employer Type

Campaign

Contact

info@mariaordonezny.com

Application Instructions

Contact us to Apply If you’d like to apply for this role, please contact us at info@mariaordonezny.com, subject line ‘Field Organizer’. Please submit your resume to apply.

Job Description

**Overview:** We are excited to offer a unique opportunity for individuals passionate about politics and community engagement to join Maria Ordonez for New York’s Assembly Campaign as Field Organizers. Maria Ordoñez is a lifelong Harlem resident and progressive candidate for Assembly running to fight for housing justice, healthcare for all, climate justice, and fully funding our schools.

The primary responsibility of this role is to conduct voter outreach activities, provide voters information about the candidate & campaign, and mobilize support for the campaign. This is an hourly position suitable for individuals passionate about progressive politics community involvement.

**Key Responsibilities:**
- Knock on doors within assigned neighborhoods to engage with voters, distribute campaign literature, discuss the candidate's platform and key issues, and motivate voters to turn out to vote for the candidate.
- Collect data on voter preferences, concerns, and contact information using campaign-provided technology and tools.
- Engage with voters to hand out literature and communicate the candidate's positions on key issues, our campaign’s platform, and differentiate them from opponents.
- Provide information to voters about upcoming elections, polling locations, registration deadlines, and absentee voting options.
- Collect and record voter feedback and responses in our field system, in a timely and accurate manner.
- Report any voter registration or election-related issues encountered during canvassing to the Campaign Manager.
- Collaborate with team members and campaign staff to achieve campaign goals.
- Represent the campaign professionally and positively at all times.

**Qualifications:**
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to engage with voters from diverse backgrounds.
- Ability to work independently and in a team.
- Knowledge of local communities within the designated district is a plus.
- Ability to speak & communicate in Spanish is a plus, but not required.
- Prior experience in canvassing, political campaigns, or community organizing is a plus, but not required.
- Enthusiastic for progressive values and the candidate's platform.

**Requirements:**
- Part-time commitment for the duration of the position.
- Flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.
- Reliable transportation to travel within the designated district.
- Cell phone for regular communication with the campaign.

**Compensation:** This position is in-person, temporary & hourly, with a duration aligned with an end date of June 25, 2024. Compensation will be hourly, $16/hr.

If you are passionate about civic engagement, democracy, and supporting a progressive candidate for the New York State Assembly, we invite you to be part of our team. To apply, please submit your resume.

**Contact us to Apply**
If you’d like to apply for this role, please contact us at info@mariaordonezny.com, subject line ‘Field Organizer’.

Please submit your resume to apply.