Campaign Jobs: Social Justice Job (Allentown, PA)

Location: Allentown, PA

Employer: Make the Road Action in PA

Campaign Jobs Summary

The campaign jobs position is an excellent opportunity to get your foot in the door for Non-Profit Job opportunities. MRA is launching a campaign to build our membership base, building our power to raise the voices of everyday Pennsylvanians in the fight for social, economic, and racial justice. Team members in campaign jobs are on the front lines of this work, recruiting new members to make Pennsylvania a better state for everyone who lives here. Even more than money, campaign jobs team members recruit people that we’ll mobilize for phone banks, door knocks, marches, rallies, testimonies before legislative committees, and much more.

Campaign Jobs Responsibilities

Campaign jobs resonsibilities include:

  • ​FundraisingCampaign job team members are responsible for effectively and efficiently collecting contributions and 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. Campaign job team members raise awareness of campaigns, identify new supporters, and open up an opportunity for MRA to hear feedback from our membership base.
  • Establishing a positive rapport: Campaign job team members are the front lines of our field work, and in some cases, one of the only face to face connections between MRA and our members.  As such, 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 to any questions that arise. Additionally, team members in the campaign job are responsible for accurately recording the results of every interaction, and report daily numbers to their team leaders.

  • Maintaining a healthy work environment: Campaign job team members are responsible for helping to maintain a healthy, inclusive, and positive work environment. MRA offices are meant to be an open and affirming workplace, and the campaign job team members are expected to maintain positive, inclusive, and open-minded attitudes.

Campaign Jobs Qualifications

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

  • Campaign job team members must be able to work within a team, receive feedback, and adapt to rapidly changing political and programmatic landscapes.

  • Previous canvassing, sales, non profit job, or political campaign jobs experience is a plus.

  • Newly hired canvassers will work closely with the Team Leaders and the Canvass  Director to learn how to canvass and fine tune their skills in outreach. Daily trainings are held to constantly build the skills of outreach workers.

Campaign Jobs Pay and Benefits

  • Monday through Friday, 37 hours per week;

  • Hourly rate of $15 per hour; plus bonus pay

  • Benefits available after three months of employment.

About Make the Road Action in PA

Make the Road Action (MRA) builds political power rooted in working class Latino and immigrant communities, promotes policy solutions that improve lives, and strengthens the movement for justice through electoral and grassroots organizing.​
Make the Road Action is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from people of color, LGBT individuals, and women.

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