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We have two Canvassing positions open right now
Great Falls Canvasser

Great Falls Canvasser Position Announcement

Position: Canvasser

Compensation: $25/hr

Type: Full-time and Part-time

 

About Big Sky 55+

We are an organization of Montanans 55 and older who are mobilizing our voices, experience, and power to make our state a better place for current and future generations, and to advance the human dignity of all. We advocate for forward thinking policies such as health care and economic security for all.

 

Job Description

The 2024 election will be a critical moment for Montanans 55 and older. As a result, Big Sky 55+ will be engaged in specific issue canvasses that promote and educate the public about economic and social policies that benefit Montanans 55 and older and younger Montanans alike. We are also focused on electing fair and effective candidates up and down the ballot to ensure our aging population has a seat at the decision-making table. Big Sky 55+ is hiring motivated staff to have conversations with residents in critical districts to ensure important issues such as fair taxation are at the front of voters’ minds when they are evaluating political candidates.

Responsibilities

  • Door-to-Door Canvassing - Joining a team of canvassers who will be knocking on voters’ doors and either having guided conversations with voters about Big Sky 55+’s endorsed candidates or having an issues-based conversation on the benefits of pro-senior economic policies. In times when canvassing isn’t an option, calling registered voters in an area and talking with them about economic and healthcare related issues or about Big Sky 55+ endorsed candidates.

  • Data Collection - Collection of data from conversations with voters while canvassing.

 

Qualifications

  • A strong commitment to Big Sky 55+’s mission and goals.

  • Excellent attention to detail,strong problem-solving skills, self-motivator.

  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.

  • Owner of, or access to, reliable transportation and a smartphone or tablet that can be used while canvassing.

To Apply

Please email a resume and three references to Faith Scow, Political Director: fscow@bigsky55.org. Please include “Canvasser” in your subject line. Applicants will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

Big Sky 55+ is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice. We work to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, compensation, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant based on identity.

Southwest Montana Community Organizer

Butte/Anaconda Position Announcement

Position: Community Organizer

Compensation: $4,000-$4,500  per month DOE, 100% employer paid healthcare plan & vacation and sick leave policy.

Type: Full-time, temporary (or Part-time)

 

About Big Sky 55+

We are an organization of Montanans 55 and older who are mobilizing our voices, experience, and power to make our state a better place for current and future generations, and to advance the human dignity of all. We advocate for forward thinking policies such as health care and economic security for all.

 

Job Description

The 2024 election will be a critical moment for Montanans 55 and older. As a result, Big Sky 55+ will be engaged in specific issue canvasses that promote and educate the public about economic and social policies that benefit Montanans 55 and older and younger Montanans alike. We are also focused on electing fair and effective candidates up and down the ballot to ensure our aging population has a seat at the decision-making table. Big Sky 55+ is hiring motivated staff to have conversations with residents in critical legislative districts in Southwest Montana to ensure important issues such as fair taxation, health care, social security, and housing needs are at the front of voters’ minds when they are evaluating political candidates. 

Responsibilities

  • Door-to-Door Canvassing - knocking on voters’ doors and either having guided conversations with voters about Big Sky 55+’s endorsed candidates or having an issues-based conversation on the benefits of pro-senior economic policies. In times when canvassing isn’t an option, calling registered voters in an area and talking to them about economic and healthcare related issues or about Big Sky 55+ endorsed candidates.

  • Data Collection - Collection of data from conversations with voters while canvassing.

  • Community Building - Connect with members of Big Sky 55+ and the community to build a movement around our shared values.

 

Qualifications

  • A strong commitment to Big Sky 55+’s mission and goals.

  • Excellent attention to detail, problem solving skills , self-motivator.

  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.

  • Owner of, or access to, reliable transportation and a smartphone or tablet that can be used while canvassing.

  • Availability to work 40 hours per week, including  weekends and some nights. (A part time position may be negotiable, depending on the background and experience of the candidate.) We offer scheduling flexibility on a limited basis.

 

Nice to Have Experience

  • Knowledge of NGP VAN software

  • Previous organizing and canvassing experience

 

To Apply

Please email a resume and three references to Faith Scow, Political DIrector: fscow@bigsky55.org. Please include “SWMT Organizer” in your subject line. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, however, preference will be given to resumes received by June 14, 2024.

 

Big Sky 55+ is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice. We work to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, compensation, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant based on identity.

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