Oakland Rising Outreach Worker Application
About Oakland Rising
Oakland Rising educates and mobilizes voters in the flatlands to speak up for and take charge of the issues impacting our lives. We are a multilingual, multiracial collaborative with deep roots in East and West Oakland's neighborhoods, proving that everyday residents working together have the power to change the way our city is run. With longtime Oakland families and our newest neighbors working shoulder to shoulder, we are building on Oakland’s incredibly rich history to advance smart, community-first solutions for a thriving Town. Oakland Rising is a fiscally sponsored project of the Movement Strategy Center.

Position Overview
We're looking for people to join our exciting campaign advancing economic, racial and environmental justice in East and West Oakland. We are building a team of social justice advocates to educate and mobilize residents around the 2020 Census. An accurate Census count means access to affordable housing, lunches for kids, funding for health centers, and fair political representation.

We are currently seeking to fill positions for Outreach Workers. Outreach Workers will be responsible for contacting thousands of voters through door-to-door canvassing and phone banking.

Expected hours of work
Outreach Worker will work for 5 days per week (Sunday - Thursday) for 5 hours per day, starting on Tuesday, March 31st, 2020, until Thursday, April 13th, 2020. On occasional instances when daily works hours go above 5 hours, Outreach Worker will be provided with an off-duty meal break in accordance with CA labor code.

Position Type and Compensation
This is a temporary non-exempt hourly part-time position. Gross hourly pay is $18 per hour, 30 minutes of paid meal time is included within the 5-hour workday. A meal will be provided each workday by Oakland Rising.

To learn more about this position, click the link below to review the job description.

If you have any questions, email our Field Manager, Laneisha Butler, at laneisha@oaklandrising.org.

***Last day to apply is Wednesday, March 18th at 5pm.***

We will not contact you unless we have decided to move forward with your application. Thank you!
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COMMUNITY: We work with a diverse group of communities including communities historically under-resourced. In your own community, name 3 improvements that you would like to see. *
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