The DVCanvass Full-Time Canvasser is primarily responsible for door to door fundraising on behalf of DVCanvass non-profit clients. DVCanvass canvassers work as part of a dynamic team dedicated to building funding and grassroots power for non-profits fighting for a wide variety of worthy causes. DVCanvass canvass offices are inclusive workspaces, with a strong culture of feedback, and a growth mindset, celebrating diversity and nurturing difference. A full time DVCanvass canvasser works up to five shifts weekly.
Door to door canvassing on designated turf, as defined by Team Leader or Senior City Coordinator
Signing up of monthly donors to donate to accredited charity or non-profit organizations, via Credit/Debit Card, or Electronic Funds Transfer.
The daily (five days a week) working of a full door shift (6 hours)
Punctual and reliable attendance
Friendly, positive, professional interactions with the public as an ambassador for both DVCanvass and the contracted non-profit
Accurate representation of non-profit’s program work, mandate, financial information, and membership details
Engagement of new prospective donors, past supporters, and current supporters
The safe keeping of DVCanvass property (tablets, uniforms), and donor information in line with PCI DSS compliance
Attendance of appropriate trainings as needed
Inclusive, team oriented, and supportive interactions with other DVCanvass employees
Mutual support and encouragement of other DVCanvass canvassers
Attendance in and engagement with professional development opportunities
Occasional domestic travel to support other DVCanvass offices
Maintenance of clean and tidy DVCanvass offices and vehicles
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
Must be able to assist prospective donors in the accurate completion of the membership form on tablet
Must be able to effectively communicate around fundraising language
Must be able to navigate daily door to door map
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Strong communication skills
Demonstrably positive attitude
Strong team player
The ability to maintain an inclusive workspace and abide by DVCanvass non-harassment policy
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Persuasive fundraising skills
1 year of fundraising or equivalent sales experience
1 year of previous door to door experience
Proficiency with Membership Drive
Proficiency with a tablet
Success as a Full-Time Canvasser will be measured primarily by
How many sponsors per hour a canvasser can sign up
Reliable and timely attendance of shifts
Positive impact on the outlook, motivation level, and fundraising output of team
Pay and Benefits
$15 an hour for the first 30 days
$16 after 30 days
After each 200 children sponsored, canvassers will receive a $.50 raise
$12 bonus for every sponsored child
A competitive benefits package on the 1st of the month after 60th day of employment, including medical, dental, vision, 401k, and paid sick and vacation time
DVCanvss is different. We aren't just looking to acquire donors; we are looking to place them happily with nonprofits to which they will give for the long term.
At DVCanvass, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our community.
DVCanvass is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: DVCanvass is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at DVCanvass are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. DVCanvass will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.
If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or you may call us at 609.647.1361.