HIP seeks to hire a team of 10-12 temporary Outreach Specialist to participate in civic engagement activities in Fresno and 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 voters through large-scale phone bank and door-to-door canvassing.
This is a temporary position, starting mid September 2018 and ending November 6, 2018.
The work schedule (tentative) is as follow: Saturday (morning/afternoon) and Sunday-Thursday (evenings). The hourly rate is $15, with no health benefits.
PRIMARY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Talk to voters about issues facing low-income communities and persuade them 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.
How to apply
For FRESNO: firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line:
Fresno HIP Civic Engagement Program - Outreach Specialist
For SACRAMENTO: email@example.com with subject line:
Sacramento HIP Civic Engagement Program - Outreach Specialist
Open until filled.
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.
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.