Canvasser

Voces Unidas de las Montañas (VUM) is seeking outgoing individuals to conduct part-time phone banking and canvassing in the Roaring Fork, Eagle River and The Colorado River valleys. 

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 to obtain further background information on the organization.​


No prior experience is required.

                 

Responsibilities 

  • Educate and engage voters and community members in person (door knocking) and through phone canvassing.

  • Complete daily and weekly reports on progress and meet all goals and metrics.

  • Participate and complete all required training.

Qualifications

  • Must be bilingual (Spanish/English).                

  • Must have reliable transportation.

  • Must have excellent communication and people skills; must be comfortable speaking with strangers and people from different backgrounds about policy issues.

  • Ability to work with other staff and canvassers in a team.

  • 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

  • Canvassers can work up to 20 hours on most weeks. Hours will vary by week. 

  • The position pays $20/hour or more if you have canvassing experience. 

  • Must be available from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at least three weekdays and at least one weekend day, either or both Saturdays and Sundays (4 hours max per day on weekends).

  • We will reimburse mileage for door-to-door canvassing. 

Work Location

  • In the field and from the office (Glenwood). Some phone banking can be done from home. 

This is a temporary position from August through Election Day. This position will be processed through a local employment agency.             

Application Process

If you’d like to be considered for this position, please send your resume or contact information to ​alex@vocesunidas.org​. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and positions will be open until filled.