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Voter Engagement Canvasser Job Description

05.29.2018

Voter Engagement Canvasser Job Description

Location: Las Vegas, NV
Duration: Temp/Part-time (30 hrs/week)
Pay rate: $15.00/hr

The Organization

Mi Familia Vota/Mi Familia Vota Education Fund is a leading national civic engagement organization dedicated to empowerment and civic participation in the Latino community. MFV/MFV EF develops, coordinates, and implements sophisticated non-partisan field programs and strategies including citizenship promotion and assistance, voter registration, and voter education and mobilization.

MFV/MFV EF works to unite the Latino community and its allies to promote social and economic justice through increased civic participation. Year-round, MFV/MFV EF engages with Latino communities around six issues: immigration, voting rights, the environment, worker’s rights, education, and healthcare.

Mi Familia Vota is a 501(c)(4) organization and Mi Familia Vota Education Fund is a 501(c)(3).

The Position

Mi Familia Vota Education Fund is seeking outgoing and motivated people to join our voter registration, education, and mobilization project for the 2018 elections. Voter Engagement Canvassers will be responsible for going to targeted doors with the goal of encouraging Latinos to register to vote, participate in the 2018 elections and increase engagement in the Latino community. This position will report to the Canvass Lead.

Responsibilities

  • Canvass Latino communities in the county.
  • Engage community members and voters around voter registration, voter education, Vote by Mail and Get Out To Vote.
  • Identify likely voters for the November 2018 elections.
  • Increase Latino voter turnout through Get-Out-The-Vote tactics.
  • Follow required reporting procedures.

Scheduled through August 26, 2018

25 – 30 hours per week
Some Saturday events required. Not all Saturdays will be required.
Possible opportunities for contract extension.

Qualifications

  • Current registered voter or eligible to register to vote
  • Bilingual: Conversational in both English and Spanish
  • Legible handwriting
  • Can work flexible hours, approximately 30 hours per week

How to Apply

Please email a copy of your resume and brief letter of interest to the Las Vegas Coordinator at kennethz@mifamiliavota.org

Email-subject line should read “Voter Registration Canvasser” or it may be overlooked. No phone calls please.

Visit our website at www.mifamiliavota.org for more information.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person holding this position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. Mi Familia Vota / Mi Familia Vota Education Fund reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary.  

Equal employment opportunity and having a diverse staff are fundamental principles at Mi Familia Vota, where employment and promotional opportunities are based upon individual capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established under law.