2020 Census & Voter Engagement Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION OF CHINESE AMERICANS INC

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To help us reach our goals of higher engagement in the upcoming 2020 Census and elections, OCA-Greater Houston is recruiting passionate volunteers and community leaders to conduct door-to-door canvassing, and phone-banking efforts.

Volunteering Commitment:

4 hour shift weekly/biweekly commitment, door-to-door canvassing & phone-banking

    • Feb - Mar: Primary Elections & Census Focus
    • Mar - Jun: Census Focus
    • Aug - Nov: Presidential Election Focus
Shift choices (Sat or Sun):
    • Saturday 10am - 2pm
    • Sunday 3pm - 7pm
If interested, other OCA events and programs (Starry Nite Festival, Lunar New Year, Leading Student Workshops, Citizenship Applications, etc.)

Volunteer Perks:
  • Food: Team meals are covered after each 4 hour shift!
  • Experience: An opportunity to learn the ins and outs of political engagement, and make a difference in the community.
  • Newsletter: Volunteers will receive a biweekly newsletter with highlights and updates from OCA-GH
  • Events: Volunteers may receive access to a variety of events and resources.

SIGN UP ONLINE HERE: https://tinyurl.com/OCAGHvolunteer
For questions/information, please contact Jack Lam at jack.lam@ocahouston.org or (562) 584-7884‬


** NOTE: This is an unpaid volunteer position. For the part-time paid canvasser position (12-19 hour/week commitment), see below opportunities:
Census Canvasser: https://www.indeed.com/job/census-canvasser-f54dd9110ad99f51
Census Engagement Organizer: https://www.indeed.com/job/census-engagement-organizer-7bbe63fec609cba0

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About ORGANIZATION OF CHINESE AMERICANS INC

Location:

9800 TOWN PARK SUITE 142, HOUSTON, TX 77036, US

Mission Statement

To advocate for social justice, equal opportunity and fair treatment; To promote civic participation, education, and leadership; To advance coalitions and community building; and To foster cultural heritage.

Description

Founded in 1973, OCA is a national organization of community advocates dedicated to advancing the social, political, and economic well-being of AAPIs in the United States. Established in 1979, the OCA-Greater Houston Chapter is one of OCA’s 100+ chapters and affiliates and works to provide strong local programs that empower the AAPI community through advocacy, cultural awareness, professional development, economic empowerment, youth leadership training, civic engagement, community service, and education.

OCA-Greater Houston Chapter is a volunteer driven organization of community advocates that strives to meet the current and evolving needs of a diverse population through a comprehensive continuum of programs targeting different life stages of AAPIs with a focus on developing advocacy, leadership, and civic engagement participation of AAPIs. The OCA-Greater Houston Chapter board members along with key community volunteer members work to fundraise, implement our programs to empower the AAPI community through leadership training, education workshops, cultural and advocacy awareness, legal clinics, internships, scholarships, mentoring, and civic engagement, and monitor our national and local advocacy, policy positions, and initiatives.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

7001 Corporate DriveHouston, TX 77036

(29.70345,-95.55075)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hour weekly or biweekly
  • Walking, access to smartphone.

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