Dolores Huerta Foundation Background
Established in 2003, the DHF’s mission is to inspire and organize communities to establish volunteer organizations empowered to pursue social justice. DHF conducts movement-building at the intersection of race, class, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status to address the harmful and discriminatory practices and abuses faced by marginalized individuals and families in the San Joaquin Valley. The DHF uses a multi-pronged approach – grassroots organizing, advocacy, leadership development, and a public relations strategy to inform narrative change.
Door-to-door Canvassers: The Dolores Huerta Foundation seeks Door-to-door Canvassers to work as part of a seasonal campaign team engaging in door to door canvassing in Antelope Valley, Sanger & Fresno County Canvassers will target neighborhoods most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to provide information and resources as well as assist community members by conveniently scheduling online vaccination appointments for those who need them.
- Basic tech skills, understanding how to navigate cellular apps and browse web, ability to read and use maps to follow directions
- Must be prepared to work in all types of weather, ability to stand and walk for long periods of time, ability to lift up to 10 pounds
- Punctuality, arrive to canvassing location on designated dates and times ready to canvas
- Strong verbal communication skills as well as interpersonal communication skills
- Maintain a positive and enthusiastic attitude, Strong team player
- Written and spoken proficiency in English
- Bilingual English/Spanish (preferred)
- Experience in community outreach and canvassing (preferred)
- Reliable transportation (preferred)
- Must reside in the respected regions you are applying for.
1. Complete this Screening Survey > https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1YyMgP4LFhivy5jof8iE0z8SpKuJjJkK7jGs5GN0oiAs/viewform?edit_requested=true
2. Send Resume and 3 References (names and phone numbers) to Kelley Herrera, HR Manager: Humanresources@doloreshuerta.org Email subject: “[County/Region] Canvasser”
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