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Description

Future Majority is seeking enthusiastic canvassers for street and campus work to mobilize hundreds of young people to take action on climate change for the project Generation Climate. Canvassers will be expected to memorize and recite scripts, be comfortable approaching and talking to the public, maintain a professional appearance, meet quotas and goals set by the manager, go through canvasser training and possibly train future canvassers as well.

Expected Term of Employment: February 28th to April 1st, 2022.

Job Responsibilities

  • Canvass in the community and on campuses, getting young people to pledge to take climate action

  • Attend canvasser training, with potential to lead trainings with future canvassers on your team

  • Memorize and recite canvassing scripts, approach and engage with the public in a friendly and professional manner

  • Be flexible to commute with your manager and team to different locations

  • Report to shifts in a timely manner, communicate clearly with your manager and maintain mutual respect with coworkers and your manager

  • Meet quotas and goals set by the manager to reach young people and collect pledges via canvassing

 

Requirements

  • Have strong communication skills, a good work ethic, and a passion for social change

  • Have a commitment to non-partisan organizing and are willing to uphold nonpartisanship for the duration of your contract

  • Are able to work within a team or independently, and value feedback

  • Are willing and able to approach members of the public in a fast paced environment and cover a large territory each day

  • Can comfortably move outdoors for up to 6 hours a day and are flexible for evenings and weekends

  • Are comfortable travelling within your region to canvassing turf with your team and manager

  • Previous canvassing, sales, non-profit, customer service, or political campaign experience preferred but not required

Generation Climate supports and encourages diversity and equity. We are striving to make staff positions accessible to all potential team members, regardless of ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender or identity. We welcome applications from everyone, and strongly encourage women, people of colour, people with disabilities, immigrants, refugees & LGBTQ people to apply.