Citizen Outreach Emissary (Canvasser)

Job Description
Organization Name: 
Main Areas of Responsibility: 

-Build membership and raise money for environmental and social change groups
-Educate and engage citizens on pressing issues
-Recruit, train, and manage a team of staff in the office and in the field
-Meet with the directors each week to evaluate progress and provide input on goals and priorities.

Additional Areas of Responsibility: 

While on staff, you will:
-Gain knowledge of pressing concerns facing our country, learn how to effectively generate public support.
-Make a real difference on these issues while getting experience with grassroots mobilization.
-Gain the skills and connections needed to launch a career in non-profit, political, or grassroots organizing
-Build long-lasting relationships with a team of people from all across the country who share your interests and concerns on important issues.

Other Information/Requirements: 

Candidate profile
-Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
-Ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people at various levels within an organization.
-A disposition suited to working from own initiative and/or following direction, policies, or procedures.
-Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion in handling confidential materials and matters.
-Flexibility to adapt to changes in work environment, work assignments, and/or changes in priorities.

How to Apply: 

In this office we're working with New Mexico PIRG on a campaign to protect public health, by stopping the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms. Later this year we'll also be working with Environment New Mexico.

Earn an average of $9-14/hr, working for something you believe in.

Apply online at
or call our local office at (505) 255-6061.

Contact Information
Jesse Hall
Fund for the Public Interest
135 Harvard Dr SE
New Mexico
Zip/Postal Code: 
Business Phone: 

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