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Civic Engagement Canvasser

Position Type: Seasonal Temporary Part Time Canvasser, 10- 20 hour work week until November 2024

Reports to: Organizing Manager

Salary: $20.00 an hour

Background: Carolina Migrant Network (CMN) is a 501(c)(3). CMN’s mission is to build and sustain legal services for people targeted by ICE and DHS. We provide compassionate and competent pro-bono legal representation. We organize with communities to disrupt the deportation pipeline through leadership development and issue based campaigns. We envision a world of empowered, self-determined, organized communities free from the fear of family separation. 

Summary of Position: CMN is hiring part-time, seasonal canvasser who will focus on planning and execution of our organizational civic engagement plan and support with our outreach programs, including the launch of our Chime y Cafecito series. We will be hosting non-partisan civic engagement efforts in the greater Charlotte area that will include door-to-door canvassing, voter registration, advocacy related to specific legislation, and culturally relevant political education. seasona;

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Canvasses Latino communities for voter registration, education, and mobilization efforts. Identifies likely voters for the upcoming elections. 
  • Engage community members and voters around voter registration, voter education, Vote by Mail, and Get Out The Vote (GOTV). 
  • Increases Latino voter turnout through Get Out The Vote tactics. 
  • Follow all required reporting procedures and utilize appropriate voter databases. 
  • Provide weekly reporting to supervisor
  • Attend all training as directed by their supervisor. 
  • Adheres to all state laws and regulations regarding voter registration and voter engagement efforts. 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the supervisor. 

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • No minimum educational requirements 
  • English and Spanish fluency required 
  • Must possess a desire to assist individuals and groups targeted by the carceral state
  • Independent and self-directed; requiring little management
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to listen and learn from diverse perspectives 
  • Ability to operate in fast-paced environment and prioritize work to consistently meet deadlines
  • Competence with Google Suites, Adobe Acrobat,  Zoom and other digital tools
  • Some weekend (Saturday/Sunday) event participation is required

Physical Demands and Work Environment: 

  • Continually required to stand and walk. 
  • Continually required to utilize hand and finger dexterity. 
  • Continually required to talk or hear.
  • Occasionally utilize visual acuity to operate equipment, read technical information, and/or use a keyboard.
  • Frequently required to lift/push/carry items less than 25 pounds. 
  • Continually exposed to outside weather conditions.

Work location:

  • All the programs organized by this position will occur in Charlotte, NC. A valid driver’s license, auto insurance, and a reliable vehicle, preferred but not required.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience working towards social change such as transformative and restorative justice, abolitionist movements, or other experience demonstrating a commitment to challenging the state 
  • Willingness to practice and learn about trauma informed care, holistic practices, and community driven work

Application Process:

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Stefanía Arteaga at Please write in the subject line: Civic Engagement Canvasser. The application deadline is June 12, 2024  Members of communities of color, the LGBTQ+ community, immigrant communities, and other historically disenfranchised communities are encouraged to apply.