Who We Are

Hispanic Federation (HF) is the nation's premier Latino nonprofit membership organization. Founded in 1990, HF supports Hispanic families and strengthens Latino institutions through grantmaking and direct services in the areas of education, health, immigration, civic engagement, economic empowerment, and the environment. Values that drive our work include equality, fairness, diversity, and empathy.

Hispanic Federation believes that participating in civic life is an essential aspect of our mission to empower and advance the Latino community in the United States, from registering to vote and participating in local elections to getting counted in the Census and being involved in policy discussions. Since its inception, the HF’s civic engagement team has worked to engage community members across the country to participate fully in their civic duties. In North Carolina, HF’s civic engagement team has registered over 1,200 people to vote and engage with over 130,000 statewide voters since 2020.


Who We Seek

Hispanic Federation is seeking a Community Canvasser to support community outreach via door knocking, community events, and phone banking. The Community Canvasser will work closely with the Hispanic Federation team to create meaningful impact in community outreach, addressing disparities in access to services for specific, underserved communities.

The successful candidate will have experience working with underserved communities in Eastern Carolina and be able to provide culturally competent outreach to the area’s diverse communities.

Hispanic Federation is a nonpartisan 501(c)3 nonprofit working to ensure all eligible members of the community are engaged in fulfilling their civic duties and are informed voters committed to the legislative process. Canvassers are trained to adhere to regulations to ensure the proper completion of voter registration and GOTV duties.


Position Location: Mt. Olive, North Carolina
Reports to: Director for NC Midsouth Operations
Status: Part-Time, Temporary, up to 28 hours a week
Time Frame: April 1, 2024 to December 31, 2024


Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist individuals in completing voter registration forms in English and Spanish, ensuring forms are completed correctly.
  • Support in-person voter registration work in key locations as part of outreach efforts.
  • Attend meetings and trainings regarding voter registration work and best practices.
  • Report all progress and obstacles in carrying out duties to Hispanic Federation’s Civic Engagement Team.
  • Carry-out any other duties needed to support Hispanic Federation’s civic and community engagement work.
  • Adhere to all nonpartisan guidelines, abiding by IRS 501(c)(3) regulations; and federal, state, and local laws and all local election regulations.


Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience with community outreach and engaging North Carolina’s diverse population around access to service.
  • High energy, positive, “can-do” attitude, flexibility, teamwork, and attention to detail; high degree of initiative.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English is required, additional languages spoken are an asset.
  • Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time and as required during community and engagement events.
  • Access to reliable transportation to arrive at community events and other canvassing opportunities.
  • Strong understanding of Latino and social justice issues.


Compensation: Hourly rate of pay is $20.00. Canvassers may receive up to 28 hours of work per week which may include weekends and evenings.


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

HF will adhere to all local, state, and federal vaccine requirements. HF requires vaccination against COVID-19 for all employees. Reasonable accommodations based on a qualifying disability, medical necessity, or sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable law will be considered upon request.


To Apply

Please submit a résumé, cover letter detailing your interest and qualifications via email to

careers@hispanicfederation.org with “Community Canvasser for Civic Engagement” in the subject line. No telephone calls will be accepted for this role, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

For more information about the Hispanic Federation, go to www.hispanicfederation.org.

Hispanic Federation is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against actual or perceived race, color, religion, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation and/or other protected categories.