(Hourly, part-time, year-round)
Voces Unidas de las Montañas (VUM) is seeking outgoing, bilingual individuals interested in part-time, year-round opportunities doing door-to-door canvassing in Latino neighborhoods/residential areas in Summit, Lake, Eagle, Pitkin and Garfield counties.
Candidates must be able to work weekends and evenings, and should possess high-energy, good communication skills, and be dedicated to the values and mission of VUM. Please visit www.vocesunidas.org and www.vocesunidasaction.org to learn more about the organization.
No prior experience is required.
Go door-to-door in key Latino neighborhoods/residential areas to engage voters and community members to learn more about their interests in policy issues and also share information about the importance of voting;
Visit assigned households within a designated area to collect data and share information using a hand-held mobile device;
Where no contact can be made, leave information and a note on how to reach the organization;
In some cases, instead of door-to-door, make phone calls or send text messages to a targeted list to collect data, share information and/or do follow-up;
Participate and complete all required training;
Complete reports on progress and meet all goals and metrics.
Be able to speak Spanish and English;
Must have access to a car;
Must have excellent communication and people skills; must be comfortable speaking with strangers and people from different backgrounds about policy issues;
Ability to work under deadlines;
Experience in phone or door-to-door canvassing is a plus but not required;
Political campaign experience is a plus but not required.
Hours & Hourly Rate
The position pays $18/hour plus reimbursement for miles travelled. Hourly rate can be higher if you have prior canvassing experience.
Hours and days are flexible. Canvassing can happen between 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday to Friday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Canvassers must be available to work at least 15-20 hrs per month.
In the field, in various communities. Training and team meetings are based in Glenwood Springs or in other satellite offices. Phone banking can be done from home.
This is year-round, part-time role. Volume of work varies by month. Canvassers are paid via a third-party employment agency.
If you’d like to be considered for this position, please send your resume or contact information to email@example.com. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and positions will be open until filled.