Overview

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PA Stands Up seeks Paid Canvassers to go door-to-door talking to voters and community members. This position is a critical part of PA Stands Up, and reports directly to the Regional Field Director.

At Pennsylvania Stands Up, we organize for power. Across race, place, and generation, we are building a PA that works for all of us. Our chapters in Lehigh, Northampton, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Lancaster, Cumberland, Dauphin, Berks, and Philadelphia counties build grassroots leadership, fight on our issues, and win elections.

The Paid Canvasser is directly accountable to the Regional Field Director. This is an in-person opportunity only.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Gaining a deep understanding of the issues in the community where you will be canvassing
  • Canvassing voters 4-5 days a week and reporting data.
    • Canvassing includes: persuading and talking to voters at their doors
  • Attending daily meetings and trainings associated with the role.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong commitment to racial, social, economic, and gender justice

  • Strong commitment to independent, innovative political action by and for working people

  • A goal-driven, detail-oriented problem-solver with the ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team

  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Preferred but not required:

    • Relevant experience in grassroots organizing, labor, and/or politics

SALARY AND BENEFITS

Salary is $20-25 per hour. PA Stands Up is dedicated to workers’ rights and offers health benefits and paid time off to its employees.

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PASU is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of color, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ individuals to apply. PASU does not discriminate against or tolerate harassment of any employee because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, physical or mental disability, any other basis prohibited by law, or protected activity under the anti-discrimination statutes.
A Note to BIPOC Candidates:
Studies have shown that women, nonbinary folks, and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every single one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive company and we are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job. That candidate may be one who comes from a background less traditional to our field of work, and that’s okay. We would strongly encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of the qualifications described.

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Pennsylvania Stands Up Jobs