Canvasser to Get Out the Vote For Economic Fairness! $20-$23.50/hr + bonuses

  • The Outreach Team
  • Grand Rapids & Ann Arbor, MI
Seasonal Other

Job Description


Community Canvassers and Team Leaders  -  Get Out the Vote!! 
Hiring Immediately -  $20-23.50/hr + bonuses, Full-time & Part-time


Door-to-door Canvassers and Team Leaders will engage with voters in a friendly and safe way to help them make a plan to vote by mail, early/absentee, or in-person on Election Day.   In Michigan, a swing state that was decided by fewer than 11,000 votes in 2016, every vote matters! 
We need strong leadership to guide us to a healthy and more equitable economic recovery. On November 3rd voters who want to make Michigan a healthier, more affordable place to live, work, and raise a family will have the opportunity to make their voices heard.    For this reason, we are supporting candidates who are fighting to expand Medicare and support a living wage, as well as protecting communities from health crises. Join us on this exciting campaign to help turn out like-minded voters.   
We have experience doing this work during the COVID19 pandemic and have developed strict health and safety protocols that include a contactless approach to keep our staff and communities safe - we provide all of the training and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) you will need!

Apply here: https://www.theoutreachteam.net/apply-hourly
Locations: Grand Rapids & Ann Arbor, MI

We are hiring immediately, all positions run through early November with possibilities for advancement afterwards. Shifts are available 7 days/week with the possibility to work part-time or full-time.

Canvasser Responsibilities ($20-21.50/hr):
- Engage with the public in a friendly and professional manner
- Deliver a compelling script, and collect complete survey answers from voters
- Strictly follow the campaign's safety protocols, including the use of PPE and compliance with daily health and safety guidelines

Team Leader Responsibilities ($22-23.50/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 and administrative work

The ideal candidate is:
-Charismatic, energetic, and passionate about economic fairness and fostering democracy
-Experienced with providing customer service; 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
Prior canvassing experience is a plus but not required.

Pay: Base pay is $20/hr for canvassers and $22/hr for Team Leaders with the opportunity to earn an attendance bonus for working a full-time schedule.  We offer driver bonuses, paid training, sick pay, and bonuses for data plans and friend referrals ($100/referral). All full-time staff have the option to opt into our company healthcare plan. 
Apply here: https://www.theoutreachteam.net/apply-hourly

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