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OUTREACH SPECIALISTS

POSITION SUMMARY:

HIP seeks to hire a team of 8-10 temporary Outreach Specialist to participate in civic engagement activities in Fresno. 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 voters through large-scale phone bank and door-to-door canvassing.

This is a temporary contracted position with an hourly rate of $15 and no health benefits. The position will be for a 13 day program, a total of 52 hours, starting on May 21, 2018 and ending on June 5, 2018. The work schedules are Monday through Thursday from 4:30 PM to 8:30 PM and Saturdays from 9 AM- 1 PM.

PRIMARY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Talk to hundreds of voters a day about issues facing low-income communities and persuade them to become involved.

  2. Phone bank and door-to-door outreach.

  3. Attend training workshops.

  4. Data entry of results.

  5. Complete accurate daily reports.

  6. Analyze and reflect on voter turnout trends and best practices.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Commitment to the mission and principles of HIP and to social justice.

  2. Fluent in English, bilingual/biliterate in an Southeast Asian language preferred.

  3. Strong motivation and adaptability, including ability to work under pressure and with deadlines.

  4. Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as interpersonal communication skills.

  5. Basic computer skills.

  6. Ability to commit and complete work schedule.

  7. Ability to work well in a team and independently with minimal supervision.

  8. Traveling and basic map-reading skills when working door to door may be required.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  1. Experience working in Southeast Asian immigrant communities.

  2. Able to give and receive constructive feedback.

  3. Multilingual (Southeast Asian language) applicants preferred.

Applications

Please submit resume by email to: mai.thao@hipcalifornia.com

Application Deadline

Open until filled.

Start Date

ASAP

Disclaimer: Hmong Innovating Politics (HIP) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HIP complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

HIP expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of HIP's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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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.

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