The Texas Freedom Network is a statewide non-partisan, grassroots organization that is building an informed and effective movement working toward equality and social justice.
The Advocacy and Field Organizer will work in DFW on our youth engagement program, Texas Rising. The Advocacy and Field Organizer in DFW will work on our youth engagement program, Texas Rising, and will mainly focus on the management of our voter registration and get out the vote program.
Recruit, train, and manage paid canvassing staff
Part-time position at $19/hr
Average 20 – 25 hrs/week
$50/mo internet and phone stipend
Paid sick time
Coach, shadow, and make work plans with paid canvassing staff in the field
Meet numerical expectations for daily contacts with voters
Attend a day-long training, plus additional one-on-one training with the Regional Field Coordinator to learn about Texas Rising and your role
Manage canvassing operation, including but not limited to: tracking hours, ensuring team members meet expectations, and coordinating logistics, including managing supplies.
Maintain regular communication with the Regional Field Coordinator, including but not limited to providing reports on canvasser performance and progress toward campaign goals
Ability to take lead on local issue-advocacy projects in the region
Job duties will fluctuate based on season
Ability to work well with a team, take direction and feedback, and share skills and knowledge
Energetic and positive attitude
Ability to work respectfully with people of diverse backgrounds
Ability to work with minimal supervision; self-motivated
Ability to manage a team of 5 - 10 people
Ability to work around 4-6 hours a day for 4-5 days a week
Ability to be active and mobile on campuses
Must be willing to get deputized to register voters
Have a keen attention to detail and the ability to learn quickly
Passion for progressive politics, youth organizing, and grassroots communities.
Must have access to a laptop, smartphone, and reliable transportation
Previous experience in canvassing or other civic engagement campaigns required
Bilingual: English and Spanish preferred but not required
Management experience preferred but not required
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
Texas Freedom Network is an equal-opportunity employer and encourages people of color, ethnic minorities, women, and individuals from the LGBTQ community to apply.