Community Outreach Phone Banker

Job Title: Community Outreach Phone Banker

Hours: 10 – 25 hours a week; flexible and seasonal

Pay: $10/hour

 

Asian American Organizing Project (AAOP) is hiring a team of seasonal, part-time phone bankers to outreach to young Asian (18 – 35 years old) residents and voters in Minneapolis and St. Paul about the 2017 local Election. Outreach efforts are primarily through the phone to our constituents to provide awareness and resources about the election, and to conduct voter education, information, and protection. The position starts as soon as possible until filled. Please email resume with Phone Banker in subject line to jobs@aaopmn.org

 

Duties:

  • Targeted Election outreach through the phone
  • Conduct issues survey, and follow up conversations
  • Voter pledges, and follow up conversations
  • Attend phone bank, and script training
  • Training volunteers
  • Coordinate languages assistance & transportation
  • Report to Community Organizer

Skill Sets Developed:

  • Community outreach, engagement, & recruitment
  • Train the Trainer for phone banks
  • Script writing & messaging
  • Active listening, interpersonal skills, and communication building skills

Knowledge Gained:

  • Issues affecting MN Asian communities
  • Non-partisan electoral & civic engagement
  • Voter registration guidelines & legality
  • Basic Voter Activation Network (VAN) platform
  • Asian cultural nuances related to gender justice

Experience:
At least 1-2 year experience or if no experience, willingness to learn:

    • local election, civic engagement, and community outreach
    • knowledge in non-partisan, voter registration guidelines and legalities
    • Data compliance and privacy
    • phone-bank planning, management and training
    • Asian language(s) and/or transportation assistance for events, and at the polls
  • Strong commitment to civic engagement, community organizing, and empowerment of underrepresented Asian communities
  • Strong commitment to economic, racial, and gender justice
  • Self-starter, excellent communication skills, good time management, and meeting deadlines
  • Enjoys meeting and interacting with new people, and people of all background and identities
  • Works well in challenging environment both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to stay on task and problem solve
  • Ability to work in non-English speaking communities
  • Ability to speak Asian languages is a plus; Hmong, Vietnamese, Karen, Khmer, Lao, Mandarin, Hindi, and Tagalog.
  • Asian language(s) writing skills is a plus

AAOP does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status. We strongly encourage persons who are Asian & Pacific Islanders, queer, trans, and women of color to apply for the positions.

Community Outreach Phone Banker

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