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Petitioners - Signature Gathering Campaign

Company: The Outreach Team
Location: Eugene
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Hiring Immediately - $19-$23/hr, Full-time & Part-time Petitioners Needed to Hold Politicians Accountable No Fundraising Needed We---re hiring campaign staff to gather petition signatures from Oregon voters and put an important initiative on the ballot in 2022 Petitioners are paid hourly to canvass a busy public place and ask passersby to stop and sign a petition with their name and date saying they want the chance to vote on the issue. This is not a fundraising position The Hold Politicians Accountable initiative (IP14) aims to prevent political gridlock caused by lawmakers not showing up for votes. Over the past three years, this gridlock has shut down the government and stopped progress addressing climate change, the housing crisis, and disaster relief. It will create real consequences for politicians by barring anyone with 10 unexcused absences from running for reelection the following term. We know people are on our side and over this type of partisan politics: Recent polls show that 84% of voters support this measure. However, we need to deliver 150,000 signatures from Oregon voters to the Secretary of State---s office before the end of June. Get paid well Petitioning positions start at $19 - $33 / hour including weekly attendance bonuses up to $400. We offer overtime pay, paid training, sick pay, and all team members have the opportunity to earn an extra $300 for referring someone who is hired and works at least 4 shifts. Full time and part time work Our team works on both weekends and weekdays. Full Time staff work up to 40 hours a week and are eligible for health care. Part time staff work at least three days a week. Stay Safe We have strict health and safety protocols and we provide all of the training and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) you will need to do this job safely. Petitioner Responsibilities ($19/hr): Engage with the public in a friendly and professional manner Deliver a compelling presentation and convince Oregon voters to sign the petition Participate in staff trainings to improve your outreach skills Strictly follow the campaign's safety protocols, including the use of PPE and compliance with daily health and safety guidelines The ideal candidate: Passionate about progressive politics and fostering democracy Strong communication skills; you should enjoy working with others and be excited to speak with everyone Hard worker who will stay motivated to engage as many people as possible Open to new challenges and interested in building their campaign skills Culturally competent and able to respectfully engage with teammates and the community Location: Eugene, OR We are committed to equity, inclusion, and anti-racism. We are an equal opportunity employer and we strongly encourage Black, indigenous, people of color, women, people with previous felony convictions, members of the LGBTQIA community, and others who identify with underrepresented groups to apply. Powered by JazzHR 8yVCo4yu6M

Keywords: The Outreach Team, Eugene , Petitioners - Signature Gathering Campaign, Other , Eugene, Oregon

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