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The Outreach Team: Canvassers Wanted for Community Education Campaign

Job Post

Job Post

Feasterville-Trevose, PA, USA · Pennsylvania, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

The Outreach Team: Canvassers Wanted for Community Education Campaign

Location

PA

Salary

$21 - $23 / Hourly

Company

The Outreach Team

Department

Organizing

Employer Type

Campaign

Application Link

Application Instructions

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

Application Link

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

Job Description

**Hiring Immediately - Canvassers Needed!**
**Full-time & Part-time $21-23/hr**
**This is Not a Fundraising Position.**

**Join our campaign to educate Pennsylvanians about the Inflation Reduction Act!**

**We’re urgently hiring door-to-door campaign staff **to educate Pennsylvanians about the benefits of the **Inflation Reduction Act (IRA)**. Canvassers are paid hourly to engage members of the public about the benefits of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and connect them to clean energy resources. The IRA saves money for individuals and helps combat climate change by providing benefits to homeowners who utilize energy efficient home upgrades. Taking advantage of the IRA benefits reduces our environmental footprint and improves the quality of life for Pennsylvanians. Unfortunately, too few residents know about the IRA or how to access these benefits. Our goal is to provide the public with information on these tangible benefits to reduce their monthly costs while also fighting the climate crisis.

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


**Get paid well!** Canvass positions start at $21/hour. Leadership positions start at $23/hour. We offer overtime pay, driver bonuses, shift bonuses, paid training, and sick pay.

**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.


**Locations: **Work will be done in Feasterville-Trevose, PA. Candidates outside of that area should expect to commute.

**We are hiring immediately,** all positions run through August 15th with possibilities for advancement afterwards. Shifts run from 12:00pm - 7:30pm weekdays and weekends with the possibility to work part-time or full-time.

**Canvasser Responsibilities** ($21/hr):
\- Engage with the public in a friendly and respectful manner
\- Deliver a compelling campaign message, and collect complete survey answers from Pennsylvanians
\- 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** ($23/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 policies 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: **$21/hr for canvassers and $23/hr for Team Leaders. We offer driver bonuses, paid training, sick pay, and bonuses for friend referrals. All full-time staff have the option to opt into our company healthcare plan.

**Apply here: