NOW HIRING: Seasonal Community Canvassers

NOW HIRING: Seasonal Community Canvassers

Stop the spread of Covid-19!

OVERVIEW: Dolores Huerta Foundation (DHF) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire and organize communities to build volunteer organizations empowered to pursue social justice.  

JOB DESCRIPTION: 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. Spanish speakers are a big plus!

  • REQUIREMENTS
  • Must attend a mandatory orientation and training.
  • Basic tech skills. Must be able to use apps and enter information on a cell phone and know how to navigate a web browser.
  • 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.
  • Follow a provided script and relay accurate information to residents.
  • Agree to meet the required number of contacts (phoning and/or canvassing) daily
  • Punctuality, arrive to canvassing location on designated dates and times ready to canvas. Canvassing includes walking door to door for four hour each shift.
  • Ability to read and use maps to follow directions.
  • 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 is required, Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred
  • Experience in community outreach and canvassing a plus.
  • Reliable transportation is preferred. Canvassers with a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and reliable transportation will be provided with a gas stipend. 
  • Must reside in the respected regions you are applying for.

SCHEDULE: May 3rd-June 30th, 2021,  Monday – Friday 3:30pm – 8:00pm  (Occasional Sundays 3:30pm – 8:00pm – Date TBD

*Schedule is not flexible, applicants must be prepared to show up for each shift for the duration of the campaign.

COMPENSATION: $19/hour, $10 gas stipend/day for drivers $3 tech stipend/day for use of cell phones

TO APPLY: Send Resume and 3 References (names and phone numbers) to Kelley Herrera, HR Manager: Humanresources@doloreshuerta.org Email subject: “[County/Region] Canvasser”

End the pandemic in your community now. Be part of the change!!

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