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SF Rising Seeks Outreach Workers for May / June 2015

SF Rising Outreach Worker

Job Description & Application

(To download this as a Word document, click here.) San Francisco Rising (SFR) is an alliance of eight multi-racial, grassroots organizations that are working for justice for low-income San Francisco residents. SFR is currently seeking individuals to work as outreach workers on our 10-person outreach program in May/June of 2015.

Outreach workers will be responsible for contacting San Francisco voters by phone and through door-to-door canvassing and educating them about fair taxation, community empowerment, and the struggle for working and middle class people to remain in San Francisco as the cost of living here explodes. See application below — applicants must

SF Rising is also seeking to hire a Team Leader — job description and application instructions here.

Program Description

Outreach workers will conduct outreach to San Francisco voters by making phone calls and knocking on doors 5 hours per day, 5 days per week for approximately 3 weeks. Outreach workers will receive political education on issues related to fair taxation and social movement organizing, and they will receive training, coaching and support from experienced leaders. Outreach workers will be supervised by a Team Leader, a Coordinator and experienced SF Rising leaders.


*Please note: To be hired as an outreach worker, you MUST be able to work the ENTIRE schedule

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The program will take place at Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth, 459 Vienna Street (b/w Persia & Brazil), San Francisco, CA, 94112. (Closest MUNI lines: 29 and 52).

How to Apply

You must attend an interview on one of the following dates. Please download the application here (or print out this page and fill out the questions below) and bring it to the interviews:

  • Monday, May 11 from 3:30-6:30pm (please arrive promptly at 3:30pm)
  • Wednesday, May 13 from 3:30-6:30pm (please arrive promptly at 3:30pm)

At Coleman Advocates, 459 Vienna Street (b/w Persia & Brazil), San Francisco, CA, 94112. (Closest MUNI lines: 29 and 52).

Job Requirements

Dedication to social and economic justice and the improving the lives of all San Franciscans. ** Fluent English speaker (ability to speak Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish or Tagalog plus but not required). ** Physical ability to do lots of walking. ** Must be able to provide a social security number. (Will be hired as employees of Just Cause::Causa Justa). ** Positive Attitude. ** Basic computer skills required. (Will be making calls using a computerized autodialing system). ** Must be on time. ** Ability to fill out accurate daily reports. ** Ability to work well in a team setting. ** Previous campaign experience a plus. ** Car a definite plus. ** Knowledge of the work of San Francisco Rising and/or member organizations a plus.

Daily Team Outreach Worker Application

NAME: __________________________________________________________


DATE:  __________________________________________________________


PHONE NUMBER:  ________________________________________________


EMAIL:  _________________________________________________________


ADDRESS:  ______________________________________________________

Why are you interested in participating in the outreach program?

Describe your experience with political campaigns or organizing.

Do you have any conflicts that would prevent you from participating in the full program? State them NOW.
San Francisco Rising is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination and all other employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, national origin, citizenship/immigration status, veteran status or any other protected status.

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