Job: Civic Engagement Phone Banker/Canvasser

InnerCity Struggle seeking individuals with voter engagement experience for 5-week civic engagement program in East L.A. area

Published on LatinoLA: September 24, 2010

Job: Civic Engagement Phone Banker/Canvasser

Civic Engagement Phone Banker / Canvasser


InnerCity Struggle (ICS) is a social justice, community-building, and membership led organization in Boyle Heights, unincorporated East Los Angeles, El Sereno and Lincoln Heights. ICS promotes safe, healthy and non-violent communities by organizing youth and families from the Eastside to work toward social justice. ICS was founded in 1994 as an independent center that would build community leadership to improve the quality of life in Boyle Heights and East Los Angeles.

InnerCity Struggle is seeking individuals with voter engagement experience to work on a 5 week civic engagement program in the greater East Los Angeles area. ICS' Civic Engagement Program will begin on Saturday, September 25th and culminate on Tuesday, November 2nd. Voter contacts will be conducted by phone and door to door. Phone bankers / Canvassers will work a total of 5 hours per day and 30 hours per week. The hours will be scheduled Sunday ÔÇô Thursday 3:30pm ÔÇô 8:30pm and Saturdays 9:00am ÔÇô 2:00pm.

Phone Banker responsibilities include:
Attend a mandatory orientation
Arrive to the phone banking location on time
Phone bank during the designated times
Follow ICS' Civic Engagement Program Script to engage voters
Identify voter responses to the ICS Civic Engagement Program questionnaire

Qualifications Include:
Bilingual English/Spanish
Experience in voter engagement
Interest and willingness to engage with voters from East Los Angeles
Ability to conduct a Civic Engagement questionnaire over the phone with East Los Angeles voters
Ability to conduct a Civic Engagement questionnaire door to door with East Los Angeles voters.

Send responses to: Henry Perez, Associate Director


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