Employment

Are you interested in building power in low-income communities to end the AIDS epidemic, end the drug war, and end mass incarceration to create

healthy and just communities? See our below opportunities!

 

Statewide Organizer The Statewide Organizer will be responsible for building and coordinating VOCAL-NY’s presence outside of New York City. This includes all regions across the state with an emphasis on larger cities like Buffalo, Albany, Syracuse, and Rochester. This position will focus primarily on New York State’s opioid and overdose crisis, including the related issues of hepatitis C, mass incarceration, homelessness, and health care. Click here to learn more about the job and apply. 

 

Activist Job for Economic Justice in Brooklyn VOCAL-NY is building a paid canvass team to continue our campaigns for social and economic justice. Canvass experience is a strong resume-builder and will help build the skills necessary for future political, community, or fundraising work. Canvassers must be able to articulate the campaigns / issues and successfully engage in dialog with community members. Shifts are Monday thru Friday, no weekends. Activist Job Responsibilities

  • Effectively communicate campaign / issue one-on-one to contacts
  • Understand and articulate the broader concepts related to the campaign / issue
  • Completely and accurately record data using tablet
  • Provide contacts with information about campaign / organization

Activist Job Qualities and Abilities Required

  • Canvassers must be committed to social, racial, and economic justice
  • Canvassers must have excellent communication skills
  • Canvassers must be skilled at engaging community members in conversation
  • Canvassers must work well in a team and be flexible and adaptive to changing conditions
  • Canvassers must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Canvassers must be organized and clearly record canvass results

** $15/hour + bonus scale ** Potential for promotion ** Direct training provided Click here to apply!