Canvassers for Campaign Finance Reform

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Northwest
  • Applications have closed

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Community Canvassers and Team Leaders –  Bring Campaign Finance Reform to Oregon!

Hiring Immediately – $20-22/hr + bonuses

Full-time & Part-time


Oregon is one of the last states without comprehensive campaign finance laws. and we need limits on campaign contributions as well as transparency behind who funds political ads during election season. This is common sense legislation, but our lawmakers won’t set rules on their own elections, so we are hiring petitioners to gather signatures to put this in front of voters on this November’s ballot.


This role is a great opportunity to gain experience in the following areas: Leadership, Communication & Advocacy, Community Outreach & Engagement, Campaign Work, Public Policy,  and Social Enterprise.


Get paid well! Petitioning positions start at $20/hour. Leadership positions start at $22/hour. We offer overtime pay, paid training, sick pay, and bonuses for friend referrals.


Stay Safe!  We have strict health and safety protocols that includes providing all of the training and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) you will need.


Locations: Portland and Eugene

We are hiring immediately, all positions run through April 5 with possibilities for advancement afterwards. Shifts run from 10:30am – 6:30pm weekdays and weekends with the possibility to work part-time or full-time

Petitioner Responsibilities ($20/hr):

– Engage with the public in a friendly and respectful manner

– Deliver a compelling campaign message, and collect signatures from voters

– Participate in staff training to improve outreach skills

– Strictly follow the campaign’s safety protocols, including the use of PPE and compliance with daily health and safety guidelines

Team Leader Responsibilities ($22/hr):

-The Petitioner Responsibilities plus:

-Manage a small group of petitioners out in the field by checking in with them periodically throughout the day and debriefing with them at the end of the day

-Ensure each petitioner has all of the materials they need to be safe and successful

-Assist directors with petitioner training and administrative work

The ideal candidate:

-Passionate about progressive politics and fostering democracy

-Strong communication skills; you should enjoy working with other people and be willing and excited to speak with everyone

-Hard worker who will stay motivated to engage as many people as possible

-Open to new challenges and are interested in building their campaign skills

-Culturally competent and able to respectfully engage with teammates and the community

-Prior petitioning experience is  not required.

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We are committed to equity, inclusion, and anti-racism. We are an equal opportunity employer and we strongly encourage Black, indigenous, people of color, women, people with previous felony convictions, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and others who identify with underrepresented groups to apply.