Activist Job for Racial Justice Work (Detroit)

Location: Detroit, MI

Employer: Center for Popular Democracy Action

Activist Job Summary

We hiring people to work for our Campaign Job position. This position is an excellent non-profit job opportunity. Good Jobs Now is working to build membership, community power, and raise the voices of everyday Detroiters in the fight for social, economic, and racial justice. Team members recruit new members to make Detroit a better city for everyone who lives here. Team members are part of our outreach team to recruit people to increase our progressive base around the state. We then mobilize people to phone bank, door knock, march, rally, give testimonies before legislative committees, and much more. This is how we power our fight for social justice.

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Responsibilities

Campaign job team members are responsible for effectively and efficiently collecting donations for the organization through contacting supporters and soliciting donations. Because this is a non-profit job, we rely on the generosity of our members for our budget and political power. Team members raise awareness, identify new supporters, and open up opportunities for our community organizers to hear feedback from the community.

Campaign job team members are the front lines of our fieldwork making connections between Good Jobs Now and prospective members. Team members in this non-profit job are responsible for maintaining a professional, positive, and healthy rapport during each interaction. Campaign job team members must be knowledgeable about our work, and provide honest answers for any questions that arise. Team members are responsible for accurately recording the results of every interaction, and report daily numbers to their team leaders.

Campaign job team members are responsible for helping to maintain a healthy, inclusive, and positive work environment. The Good Jobs Now office is an open and affirming workplace. The Campaign job team members are expected to maintain a positive, inclusive, and open-minded attitude.


 

Qualifications

 

  • Strong communication skills, work ethic, the ability to stand for long periods of time.

  • Must be able to work within a team, receive feedback, and adapt to rapidly changing political and programmatic landscapes.

  • No activist job experience required, however previous canvassing, sales, non profit job, or political campaign job experience is a plus.

  • Newly hired team members will work closely with the leadership team to learn how to canvass and fine tune their skills. Daily trainings are held to constantly build the skills of outreach workers.

Pay and Benefits

  • Paid training;

  • Monday through Friday, 37 hours per week;

  • Hourly rate of $15 per hour;

  • Benefits available after 3 months of employment.

About Center for Popular Democracy Action

Good Jobs Now is a Non Profit Organization that works on Racial, Social and Economic Issues. 

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