Hiring: Part-time door canvasser!

People for Jon Grant is looking to hire a part-time, paid door canvasser. Jon Grant is running for Seattle City Council, position 8, on a bold platform of housing affordability, police reform and climate justice. We are looking for a part-time, paid door canvasser to join our team.

Your role: Help us door knock to collect donations in the form of Democracy Vouchers! We provide you with a walk list and we train you how to ask for support.

This position pays $20/hr, with the opportunity to work up to 20 hours a week. Typical hours for the position would be Monday-Wednesday, 4-8pm and Saturday and Sunday, 12-4pm. This position is based in Seattle. This position requires use of a personal vehicle or means to take public transportation to canvassing locations. The campaign will offer a gas card or equivalent transportation stipend for public transportation.

Your qualifications:

  • Cheerful, persistent attitude when speaking with voters
  • Comfortable speaking with strangers
  • Comfortable using Google Spreadsheets to track information
  • Written and spoken English proficiency
  • Preference for bilingual/bicultural applicants (priority languages Amharic, Arabic, Vietnamese, Chinese or Spanish)

About Jon Grant: Jon has a decade-long record fighting for communities in Seattle. As Executive Director of the Tenants Union, Jon won expanded housing protections for survivors of domestic violence, prevented the displacement of low-income families and passed new rental-inspection laws to protect tenants from slumlords.

Jon is running for Seattle City Council, position 8, because he believes we need bold leadership to fight for housing affordability, police reform, climate justice and more. Jon is advocating for 25% affordability requirements for all new development and supports expanding Seattle’s protections for immigrants as a sanctuary city. For more information about Jon’s platform, please visit electjongrant.com.

To apply to this position please email Manya Janowitz at manya@electjongrant.com with a current resume.