Neighborhood Canvasser


(40.7442,-73.9049)
 

Cause Areas

When

Fri Dec 02, 2016 - Mon Jul 31, 2017

Where

39-42 59th Street2nd Fl, Ste: 5Woodside, NY 11377


About

Position Description: The Neighborhood Canvasser will play a key role in our outreach and mobilization efforts within the Woodside and Western Queens community.

Responsibilities:

  • Help mobilize neighborhood residents through door knocking, phone banking, flyering, and translation/interpretation.

  • Distribute fact sheets about tenant rights and civil liberties

  • Assist with Know Your Rights Workshops.

  • Participate in general outreach and surveying about activities and concerns in Woodside and Western Queens.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and/or strong interest in public policy, urban planning, community organizing, economic development, and affordable housing.

  • Fluency in second language including Spanish, Bengali, Nepali, or Tibetan preferred but not required.

  • Interest in learning about affordable housing and anti-displacement issues

  • Strong communication skills including comfort with public speaking

  • Must be able to commit to a minimum of five hours per month.

For all inquiries, please send resume and brief cover letter via email. Contact Aaron Frager at afrager@woodsideonthemove.org or call at (718)-476-8449.


Skills

  • Networking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Minimum of 5 hours per month

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