Voter Mobilization Canvasser

Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance Las Vegas , NV 89101

Posted 3 months ago

The Voter Mobilization Canvassers will be essential to the success of our Every Vote Counts campaign. Field canvassers will be responsible for direct voter contact through door-to-door canvassing.

Canvassers will be based in Las Vegas and Henderson, NV, and should have a reliable mode of transportation. Nights and weekends will be required.

Excellent communication skills required, because you will be interacting with voters! Must be able to follow procedures, track information, practice cultural competence, and have a friendly, professional attitude, demeanor and appearance. Experience helpful but not required; you will be provided with on-the-job training.

Responsibilities
Engaging directly with voters through door-to-door canvassing and phone banking
Performing required reporting tasks in a timely and accurate manner
Consistently meeting goals as an individual and team
Giving feedback about voter reception during debrief
Reporting to assigned canvassing location on time and ready to go
Attending regular team meetings

Requirements
Good communication skills, outgoing and friendly demeanor
Metric-driven and proven ability to meet assigned goals in a given time period
Ability to canvass for extended periods of time
Must have a valid driver's license and reliable vehicle
Evening and weekend availability

Preferred Experience
Prior canvassing experience

Submit cover letter, resume, and 2 references to vivian(at)apalanet(dot)org with the subject line Voter Mobilization Canvasser. APALA is an equal opportunity employer.

About APALA
Founded in 1992, the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA), AFL-CIO is the first and only national organization of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) union members and allies advancing worker, immigrant, and civil rights.

Backed with strong support of the AFL-CIO, APALA has 23 chapters and pre-chapters in 16 states and a national office in Washington, D.C. In 2011 to ensure broader education, civic engagement, and capacity building for our communities, APALA established the Institute for Asian Pacific American Leadership & Advancement (IAPALA) as a 501(c)3.

To achieve our mission, we build power by:
Organizing members into unions, develop a pipeline of labor leaders, and build political power for our community;
Educating AAPI workers and allies about the labor movement, principles of trade unionism, and collective bargaining, as well as provide a vehicle for AAPI issues and concerns;
Activating our chapters across the country to advance social, racial, and economic justice through state-based campaigns; and
Representing the voice of AAPI workers on coalitions within the labor community and more broadly in the civil rights, AAPI, and racial justice communities



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Voter Mobilization Canvasser

Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance