Community Canvassers and Team Leaders – Make a Difference!

Wave Fundraising
June 20, 2022
Detroit, MI; New Orleans, LA; Washington, D.C., United States of America
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Wave Fundraising a nationwide network of passionate people powering indispensable organizations. We believe that societal transformation demands on-the-ground action. Together, we take to streets and neighborhoods to engage in meaningful interactions that lead to meaningful support.


We raise the money, generate the visibility and build membership support that good groups and good causes need to impact their issues. We are hiring canvassers across the country for incredible groups like Planned Parenthood, The American Civil LIberties Union (ACLU), NARAL Pro-Choice America, The Nature Conservancy, and Greenpeace. If you want to help protect voting rights, promote racial justice, expand reproductive freedom, fight the climate crisis, or defend LGBTQ+ equality, join us! 


Get paid well! Canvass positions start at $17-28/hour depending on location. We offer overtime pay, driver bonuses, shift bonuses, paid training, sick pay, and bonuses for friend referrals.


Stay Safe!  We have strict health and safety protocols that include a vaccine policy and contactless approach to campaign work. We provide all of the training and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) you will need. 


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Locations: New York, NY | Atlanta, GA | Savannah, GA | New Orleans, Louisiana | Washington, D.C. | Detroit, MI | Seattle, WA | Madison, WI | Milwaukee, WI


We are hiring immediately, all positions are year-round with possibilities for advancement. Shifts run weekdays and weekends with the possibility to work part-time or full-time


Canvasser Responsibilities:

- Engage with the public in a friendly and professional manner

- Deliver a compelling campaign story, sign up members and generate donations

- Participate in staff trainings to improve your outreach skills

- Strictly follow the campaign's safety protocols, including the use of PPE and compliance with daily health and safety guidelines


Team Leader Responsibilities:

-The Canvasser Responsibilities plus:

-Manage a small group of canvassers out in the field by checking in with them periodically throughout the day and debriefing with them at the end of the day

-Ensure each canvasser has all of the materials they need to be safe and successful

-Assist directors with canvasser training and administrative work


The ideal candidate:

-Passionate about progressive politics and fostering democracy

-Strong communication skills; you should enjoy working with other people and be willing and excited to speak with everyone

-Hard worker who will stay motivated to engage as many people as possible

-Open to new challenges and are interested in building their campaign skills

-Culturally competent and able to respectfully engage with teammates and the community


Prior canvassing experience is a plus but not required.

Pay: $17-28/hr for canvassers. We offer driver bonuses, paid training, sick pay, and bonuses for friend referrals. All full-time staff have the option to opt into our company healthcare plan. 

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We are committed to equity, inclusion, and anti-racism. We are an equal opportunity employer and we strongly encourage Black, indigenous, people of color, women, people with previous felony convictions, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and others who identify with underrepresented groups to apply.