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API and Youth Canvasser

San Diego, CA, USA

Paid

Rolling application. Priority given to applications submitted before March 31st, 2022.

About the Role

Despite making up 40% of the voting age population in North University City, only a fraction of API (Asian Pacific Islander) residents vote in both national and local elections. The same is true for youth residents. There are over 9,200 residents between the ages of 20 and 24 living in the area; only a third are registered/eligible to vote in local elections.

Get-out-the-vote (GOTV) canvassers will engage API and youth voters living in North University City to vote in the upcoming midterm elections.

Requirements

Position Responsibilities:

  • Door-to-door canvas in North University City/UC San Diego campus

  • Voter registration (April - May)

  • GOTV primary election (May - June)

  • GOTV general election (September - November)

  • Coordinate with Assistant Director of Outreach in planning community outreach events

  • Collaborate with Associated Students of UC San Diego to engage student voters

  • Additional duties as assigned.

Experience & Education:

Current UC San Diego undergraduate students preferred.

University City residents preferred.


Hourly Commitment:

7 hours per week minimum


Compensation

$15 per hour + $5 per voter registered (no cap)

About the Organization

About the Organization

As a 501(c)(3) youth empowerment nonprofit, OTTA United is dedicated to building youth power (aged 15-24) in areas predominantly occupied by adults to benefit the community as a whole.