MPA hiring for new “Deep Canvass” program to engage Mainers in conversations about immigration
The mission of Maine People’s Alliance is to create a world where everyone has what they need, contributes what they can, and no one is left behind. By forming community with people from all walks of life, MPA is working to build progressive power, inspire new leaders, heal divisions—particularly across lines of race—and win campaigns that change what is politically possible.
Special interests and some politicians use race and xenophobia to divide Mainers and advance their agenda for an economy that is rigged for the wealthy few. But we know most Mainers understand the value of diverse communities, and that authentic conversations with neighbors about the rights and contributions of immigrants in Maine can help broaden support for a Maine that works for everyone—regardless of where they come from or what language they speak.
This April, MPA is embarking on a deep canvass project, connecting with Mainers in Androscoggin County around the issue of immigration. If you are passionate about immigrant rights and have excellent communication skills, a positive attitude, and a passion for learning, then we want you!
Permanent positions available following a 90-day probationary period.
Shifts 2:00pm-10:00pm Monday – Friday.
Pay starts at $18 per hour, with great potential for advancement. Many leadership positions are currently in need of filling.
MPA is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to equity and inclusion. Core to our work is an understanding of the multiple ways in which society is constructed to disadvantage and marginalize people of color, LGBTQ people, immigrants, native peoples, women, low-income people, people with disabilities, and others. We believe that underrepresented and marginalized communities must be centered in the work we do and we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or from these communities. Learn more at https://mpatime.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=12.
About Maine People's Alliance
The mission of Maine People’s Alliance is to create a world where everyone has what they need, contributes what they can, and no one is left behind.
By forming community with people from all walks of life, we build power, inspire new leaders, heal divisions—particularly across lines of race—and win campaigns that change what is politically possible.
With more than 32,000 members across Maine, MPA is the state's largest community action organization.
Over the past three decades, MPA has worked to build a powerful statewide grassroots movement for progressive social change, serving as a leader in state campaigns for expanded health care access, toxics use reduction, affordable housing, universal home care, clean elections reform, racial justice, immigrant rights, a higher minimum wage and tax fairness, among others.
MPA is dedicated to providing Maine people with the tools, knowledge, skills and opportunity to become involved in the decision-making processes that affect their lives.