Campaign Canvassers & Team Leaders - $22 – 30/hr + bonuses

Vote Blue
Detroit, Michigan
Oct 14, 2020
Oct 29, 2020
Position Type
Temporary / Seasonal

$22 – 30/hr + referral & transportation bonuses

Part-time/full-time: shifts available 7 days/week

Start Immediately and work through Nov. 3



We can and will take back the Senate and White House!



Nobody thought Donald Trump would win in 2016. Let’s not make that mistake again. Vote Blue cares about climate change, racial equity, and expanding access to health care and we’re looking for Campaign Canvassers and Team Leaders to join us in an effort to mobilize voters to Vote Blue this fall. We will go door-to-door to inform the community about Democratic candidates and help voters strategize their plan to cast their ballot. We have experience doing this work during the COVID19 pandemic and have developed strict health and safety protocols that include a contactless approach to keep our staff and communities safe - we provide all of the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) you will need and shifts are available 7 days a week!


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We are hiring immediately. These positions will run through Nov. 3, staff can work 2-7 days a week. 



Canvasser Responsibilities ($22-28/hr):

-Engage with community members in a friendly and professional manner to inform them of Democratic candidates, assist them to make a voting plan, and answer any questions

-Strictly follow the campaign's safety protocols, including the use of PPE and compliance with daily health and safety guidelines


Team Leader Responsibilities ($24-30/hr):

-The Canvasser Responsibilities plus:

-Manage a small group of canvassers out in the field by checking in with them periodically throughout the day and debriefing with them at the end of the day

-Ensure each canvasser has all of the materials they need to be safe and successful

-Assist directors with canvasser training and administrative work


The ideal candidate is:

-Charismatic, energetic, and passionate about progressive politics and fostering democracy

-Experienced with providing customer service; you should enjoy working with other people and be willing to speak with everyone

-Goal-oriented, determined, motivated and able to see the bigger picture

-A leader with experience, ability to motivate, grow, and meet goals

Prior canvassing experience is a plus but not required.


Pay and Benefits: Base pay is $22/hr for canvassers and $24/hr for Team Leaders. Staff are eligible for bonuses up to $250 a week for working full time and earn daily $50 bonuses for working longer shifts. Drivers receive an additional $15 per day and everyone receives a $5/day bonus for using their own smartphone while working. We also provide paid training, sick pay, and bonuses for friend referrals ($300/referral). All full-time staff have the option to opt into our company healthcare plan

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We proudly prioritize equity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and we strongly encourage Black, indigenous, people of color, women, people with previous nonviolent felony convictions, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and others who identify with underrepresented groups to apply.