We currently have paid canvasser and field manager positions open in 15+ cities across the country. These are full-time positions available at an average of $500 to $650 per week. We also offer part-time positions for students.
As a canvasser you will:
Educate and engage citizens on pressing equality issues.
Build membership and raise money for environmental and social change groups.
Track funds raised, campaign goals met and new members identified while canvassing.
As a field manager, in addition to canvassing every day, you will:
Recruit, train and manage a team of staff in the office and in the field.
Develop the strategy to meet or exceed the campaign’s goals for fundraising and membership identification.
Meet with the directors each week to evaluate progress and provide input on hiring decisions, goals and priorities.
You will also have the opportunity to organize press conferences and build coalitions with other nonprofit organizations. While on staff, you will gain knowledge of pressing concerns facing our country, learn how to effectively generate public support, and obtain a firm understanding of the political process.
Whether you’re starting a career in politics or looking for an opportunity to gain communication and leadership experience, working in a canvass office allows you to learn skills you’ll need to be successful well into the future. You should apply if you want to…
Make a real difference on these issues.
Get experience with grassroots mobilization, fundraising and working with the media.
Gain the skills and experiences needed to launch a career in nonprofit, political or grassroots organizing.
Build long-lasting relationships with a team of people from all across the country who share your interests and concerns on important issues.
Passion for social change.
Excellent communication skills.
Strong work ethic.
Previous experience with staff management or leadership may improve candidacy.
Fund for the Public Interest is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, disability, pregnancy, or veteran status.