MJ Action Street Team

Mothering Justice Action Fund is seeking motivated and positive individuals to organize community members to participate in the 2020 Census and Election. The upcoming election is the most important election  in our country’s history. Organizations everywhere are working hard to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to have their voices heard at the polls on Election Day. Mothering Justice Action Fund is committed to door knocking, phone-banking, texting, community conversations, and other outreach activities to organize and mobilize  Mamas of Color around their most pressing issues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Phone Banking
  • Educate community members about the importance of the Census/Election
  • Empowering Mothers of Color through advocacy
  • Door Knocking (Canvassing) in Macomb, Oakland, and/or Wayne County
  • Follow-up with community members by phone and text
  • Utilize technology such as VAN, MiniVAN, Hustle, and OutVote
  • Organize and mobilize voters
  • Data Entry as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Organizational Skills
  • Access to reliable transportation daily
  • Technology – ability to quickly learn and utilize tools
  • Strong Communication skills – verbal and written
  • Strong commitment to social, racial, and economic justice
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships
  • Ability to work flexible hours including some evenings and weekends
  • Ability to motivate diverse groups of people and work well as a team player
  • Ability to walk for extensive periods of time and interact closely with constituents
  • Ability to motivate diverse groups of people and work well as a team member
  • Self-direction and self-motivation, and ability to work collaboratively and independently

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience canvassing
  • Experience using voter databases like Voter Activation Network (VAN) is a plus but not required.

How to Apply

  • Submit resume and contact information of three references (two must be professional)
  • Please email resume to Political Director: Taylor Harrell taylor@motheringjustice.org
  • Please include “MJ Street Team” in subject line