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Job Opening: Canvasser

Canvasser Duties:

-Canvassers will be required to be familiar with information about the education and restoration goals of Walama Restoration Project. This information may include local restoration project highlights, details of education and community outreach programs, etc.

-Successful canvassing will depend upon an individual’s ability to remain focused and work independently while in the field.

-Canvassers will travel door-to-door in the local community, gathering donations for the Walama Restoration Project, enlisting individuals to become WRP members, as well as potentially recruiting individuals for volunteer work party days.

-Work with a Walama Restoration Project field manager to accurately follow canvassing routes, troubleshoot technical problems remotely, and return canvassing materials after each day.

Qualifications:

-Excellent verbal communication skills and friendly demeanor.

-Ability to walk outdoors for up to six hours a day.

-Comfortable walking in a range of weather conditions.

-Strong time management skills and work ethic.

-Competent reading maps and orienting oneself in the field.

-Mode of reliable transportation and clean driving record is preferred.

-Previous experience with door-to-door canvassing is preferred.

-Bilingual or Multilingual skills are useful, but not necessary.

-A long term commitment is preferred.

Compensation:

-Canvassers earn 40% of the total donations and memberships they solicit.

-Additional monetary bonuses may be awarded to canvassers enlisting a high number of new memberships to the Walama Restoration Project.

-A time commitment of at least 15 hours a week is preferred and more is better.

To Apply:

Email the following documents to eric@walamarestoration.org to apply for this position.

-Cover Letter

-Current Resume

-List of References

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Volunteer!

Join us for Volunteer Work Parties at Alton Baker Park! Below are our upcoming events:

 

Whilamut Passage Volunteer Work Parties 9am to 12pm:

March 18, 2017

April 8, 2017

May 6, 2017

The Whilamut Passage restoration site is located at the North end of the Knickerbocker footbridge within Alton Baker Park.

 

We are looking for community organizations to help us restore this critical habitat. Please contact us at alley@walamarestoration.org to register your organization.

 

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Internships

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