Community Canvasser – Voter Registration

Pay: $16.50 – 21.50, part & full-time – paid training and bonuses!

Start Date: Immediately

Help eligible voters in underrepresented communities participate in this election!

Do you want to ensure that your friends and neighbors all have the option to vote in this election and beyond? We are currently seeking Voter Registration Canvassers and Team Leaders to join us on an important and exciting campaign to help tens of thousands of Wisconsinites register to vote. Voting is a fundamental right and our pursuit of a truly representative democracy demands that we engage every eligible voter to register and vote in November, particularly members of underrepresented communities across the state.

Team members engage with community members in a friendly, professional, and safe manner to assist them with registration and answer their questions. With extensive training and health and safety protocols we are able to do this important work while keeping ourselves and our communities safe. We provide all of the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) you will need and shifts are available 7 days a week!

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We are hiring immediately. These positions will run through the October registration deadline, with opportunities to potentially extend through the Election and beyond. Learn more about The Outreach Team and our core values clicking these links.

Canvasser Responsibilities ($16.50-19.50/hr):

– Assist people in carefully and correctly registering to vote

-Engage with community members in a friendly and professional manner

-Strictly follow the campaign’s safety protocols, including the use of PPE and compliance with daily health and safety guidelines

-Familiarize yourself with state registration laws and statutes, and comply with all applicable legal requirements and processes for registering voters

Team Leader Responsibilities ($18.50-21.50/hr):

-The Canvasser Responsibilities plus:

-Manage a small group of canvassers out in the field by checking in with them periodically throughout the day and debriefing with them at the end of the day

-Ensure each canvasser has all of the materials they need to be safe and successful

-Assist directors with canvasser training

The ideal candidate is:

-Charismatic, energetic, and passionate about voting rights and the importance of voter registration

-Customer service skills; you should enjoy working with other people and be willing to speak with everyone

-Goal-oriented, determined, motivated and able to see the bigger picture

-A leader with experience, ability to motivate, grow, and meet goals

Prior experience with voter registration or other canvassing operations is a plus but not required.

Pay and Benefits: The base pay is $16.50/hr for canvassers and $18.50/hr for team leads with the opportunity for everyone to earn $1.50 – $3 extra per hour through bonuses for hours worked and friend referrals ($200 per referral). Training is paid, we offer sick pay, and health insurance is an option for all full-time staff (30+hours). At the end of the campaign, there may be opportunities for advancement.

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We proudly prioritize equity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and we strongly encourage Black, indigenous, people of color, women, people with previous nonviolent felony convictions, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and others who identify with underrepresented groups to apply.

Source: People’s Action