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Immediately Hiring Canvassers - $22 per hour

SoCal Pacific Islander COVID-19 Response Team, in partnership with UCLA, is hiring Canvassers to help California residents register for the COVID-19 vaccine and get our State to Community Immunity. This canvassing effort is part of a larger grassroots outreach campaign to schedule California residents for COVID-19 vaccination appointments and educate them on the vaccine. 


The ideal candidate is outgoing, engaging, driven and wants to make a difference in their community by increasing the number of California residents who receive the vaccine. Canvassers will be assigned to a specific region and report to a Canvass Supervisor.


  • Hours for this temporary, part-time position are 2pm-7pm, Saturday-Wednesday.

  • Pay is $22/hour, plus mileage and supply stipends.

  • The position runs through approximately August 1, 2021.

  • Applicants must be 16 or older.


Job Responsibilities


  • Effectively engage residents through door-to-door canvassing conversations to schedule residents for a COVID-19 vaccination appointment and inform them on the importance of the vaccine. Depending on the weather, conversations may take place over phone.

  • Work with the Canvass Supervisor to ensure that canvass goals are met.

  • Use technology tools to ensure accurate and timely data entry.

  • Make adjustments to canvass tactics as instructed by canvass leadership.

  • Complete daily and weekly reports on progress to goal for all metrics.

  • Represent the campaign with professionalism and ethical conduct.

  • Successfully complete required training on the COVID-19 vaccine, scheduling system, COVID-19 safety, and canvass database.

  • Ability to canvass neighborhoods during shift (distance will vary depending on area canvassing).




  • Experience working in a public-facing capacity, such as community outreach, door-to-door outreach, or social service.

  • Experience working with underrepresented and/or historically marginalized communities. Demonstrated ability to connect with diverse communities and move people to action.

  • Ability to work irregular hours including evenings and weekends.

  • Previous canvass experience is helpful, but not required as training and coaching will be provided to all canvassers.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are necessary.

  • Ability to learn quickly.

  • Demonstrated success in metrics-driven jobs.

  • Proven ability to be flexible and work in a fast-moving environment.

  • Must be able to use a computer, smartphone and learn how to use a software database.

  • Should have access to reliable transportation.

  • Bilingual is a plus.




Canvassers will work in the field and/or be based out of our field offices. Canvassers will be required to travel throughout their assigned region. Canvassers will be required to check in remotely via Zoom or Google Meet and then deploy from their location. Good internet connection is important.

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