HIP seeks to hire a team of 10-12 temporary Outreach Specialist to participate in civic engagement activities in Sacramento. Our goal is to educate and increase the civic participation of low-income Asian American and communities of color in California. Outreach Specialists will be contacting to voters through large-scale phone bank and door-to-door canvassing program.
This is a temporary contracted position, no more than 62 hours, starting October 19, 2017 and ending November 05, 2017. Work schedules are Saturday to Thursday 5hrs/day. The hourly rate is $15, with no health benefits.
PRIMARY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Talk and persuade hundreds of voters a day about issues facing low-income communities and to become involved.
Phone bank and door-to-door outreach.
Attend training workshops.
Data entry of results.
Complete accurate daily reports.
Analyze and reflect on voter turnout trends and best practices.
Commitment to the mission and principles of HIP and to social justice.
Fluent in English, bilingual/biliterate in an Southeast Asian language preferred.
Strong motivation and adaptability, including ability to work under pressure and with deadlines.
Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as interpersonal communication skills.
Basic computer skills.
Ability to commit and complete work schedule.
Ability to work well in a team and independently with minimal supervision.
Traveling and basic map-reading skills when working door to door may be required.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
Experience working in Southeast Asian immigrant communities.
Able to give and receive constructive feedback.
Multilingual (Southeast Asian language) applicants preferred.
Please submit resume by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Open until filled.
Hmong Innovating Politics (HIP) is a grassroots organization whose mission is to strengthen the political power of Hmong and disenfranchised communities through innovative civic engagement and strategic grassroots mobilization. HIP is based in Sacramento, California. HIP is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, gay, lesbian, transgender and gender nonconforming persons are encouraged to apply.