Columbia Riverkeeper is a successful nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting and restoring the Columbia River watershed.
Riverkeeper is a leader in high-profile campaigns to protect our region from fossil fuel exports, toxic pollution, the Hanford Nuclear Site, and other threats facing Columbia River communities and salmon habitat.
Current Job Opportunities:
Grassroots Canvasser (Portland)
Join Columbia Riverkeeper’s exceptional team of activists in our fight to protect the Columbia River from the fossil fuel industry and other threats.
Location: Portland, OR
Job Type: Part-time Employee; Non Exempt position.
Position Description: Columbia Riverkeeper seeks part-time (26 hours per week) door-to-door grassroots canvasser based out of our SE Portland office. Canvass shifts are Monday through Thursday between 3:00 to 9:30 p.m.
Required experience and qualifications:
- Strong verbal communication skills;
- A friendly, confident, and outgoing personality;
- Ability to walk four to five hours at a time outdoors in the evenings, on your own, in all types of weather;
- Possess a healthy sense of humor and an enthusiastic and optimistic attitude;
- Passion for protecting the environment.
Experienced canvassers with a proven track record of successful fundraising preferred, but will consider applicants with strong communication skills and knowledge of Columbia River issues, especially pertaining to fossil fuel projects.
Salary & Benefits: Base pay is $100 per day, plus incentive pay. Our canvassers earn an average of $18 - $20/hour. Paid sick leave. Paid vacation based on seniority and fundraising results.
To Apply: Submit cover letter, resume, and professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions? Call Rob at (541) 399-7284.
Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Start date: Flexible, prefer immediate.