NCAAT is seeking paid canvassers for our voter registration program. The primary role of the canvassers will be to register voters. No previous experience is required for this position. Canvassers will receive training, materials and site locations from the organization. The canvassers will be expected to communicate and work with the organization’s Voter Engagement Director.
Status: Part-time, contract – 5 hours a week minimum
Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis to start as soon as possible.
About the organization: North Carolina Asian Americans Together (NCAAT) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization focused on bringing together the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community in North Carolina through civic engagement and political participation. Between 2000 and 2016, North Carolina’s Asian American population grew by 144 percent — the fastest rate among Southern states and the second-fastest in the country. However, only 57 percent of eligible Asian American residents are currently registered to vote. Our current work includes creating educational opportunities such as workshops and town halls, as well as directly engaging potential voters through voter registration drives, canvasses and phone banks.
Qualifications: This position is ideal for a candidate with great interpersonal skills and an interest in civic engagement and learning more about the AAPI community in North Carolina.
Candidates applying for this position must be:
- Excellent verbal communicators
- Able and willing to drive to various locations across the Triangle (requires a car and a license)
- Authorized to work in the U.S.
- Basic skills in any Asian language is a plus, but is not required
- Willing to work evenings and up to 3 weekends a month
Application Process: Apply now by emailing email@example.com
NCAAT is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, age or disability. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, and others from historically marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.