Entry Level - Kick Start Your Non-Profit Career - Seattle

Location: Seattle, WA

Employer: Grassroots Team

Canvassing Job Summary

Grassroots Team is seeking a motivated and outgoing individual to join our team as a Canvasser. Are you passionate about non-profit and community organizations that make a difference? Are you interested in launching your non-profit career? Great. Because many non-profit professionals credit their career path to starting on the ground canvassing on behalf of great causes. Here’s how you can do it:

As a Canvasser, you will be working to canvass door to door and on the street and fundraise on behalf of our amazing non-profit partner, Greenpeace USA. We work together on fighting to end toxic plastic waste, standing up to the fossil fuel industry, and stopping public health crises caused by climate disasters across our country. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who enjoys sales, customer service, and engaging people in conversations on important issues. This is a great position for those who are looking for a less traditional work environment, not sitting in a cubicle, but working on their feet, using their voices, and taking action in the community.

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  • Conduct door-to-door canvassing in designated neighborhoods to canvass and fundraise
  • Engage with homeowners and provide information about our partner's campaigns
  • Explain the benefits of our offerings and answer any questions or concerns
  • Collect contact information from interested individuals for follow-up
  • Attend team meetings and provide feedback on community responses
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all interactions
  • Must be willing and able to commute to downtown Seattle daily
  • Driving is highly discouraged
  • Public transportation is most effective
  • Hours: Monday - Friday: 1 PM to 9 PM


  • You do not need experience in canvassing or fundraising
  • You must be comfortable canvassing and fundraising door-to-door in neighborhoods
  • You must be comfortable canvassing door-to-door sales
  • Excellent negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Ability to work independently and meet targets
  • Must be self-motivated, energetic, and have a positive attitude
  • Strong English communication skills
  • A good work ethic, and a passion for human rights
  • Bilingual is a plus

Pay and Benefits

  • Base Pay: $21.69
  • Paid Training
  • Medical, dental, vision, and 401-K retirement plan after 90 days of employment
  • Paid time off for sick, vacation, and personal leave and paid Holidays (after 20 shifts)
  • Bonus System: You can earn anywhere between $25 - $450 + in our bonus system per week, and this is uncapped for those who go above and beyond
  • $450 referral bonus for canvassers
  • Opportunities for rapid advancement to Field Manager, Field Director, Canvass Director with industry leading training and pay at each position
  • Ongoing training and professional development programs

About Grassroots Team

We are actively seeking people who understand the value and meaning of grassroots activism and fundraising, and are willing to work on the ground level and develop their career here. If you are passionate about sales, enjoy working with people, and are looking for an exciting opportunity to contribute to a growing company, we encourage you to apply for the position of Canvasser.

Grassroots Team is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from people of color, LGBTQIA individuals, women, and individuals with disabilities.

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