OPEN: We’re Hiring: NAKASEC Virginia P/T Organizers (Summer 2019)

NAKASEC Virginia Organizers – P/T
Early July – Mid August 2019

Who is NAKASEC?
NAKASEC is a community organization founded in 1994 to promote the full participation of Korean Americans and Asian Americans within the social justice movement. We started a chapter in Annandale, VA in 2012. Current programs in Virginia include civic engagement, youth leadership development, immigrant rights, and citizenship promotion.

Position Description
NAKASEC VA is hiring part-time Organizers for its 2019 civic engagement campaign (non-partisan). This is a unique opportunity to directly talk with Virginia residents in door-to-door and phone conversations. This part-time position (20 hours/week) is based out of Annandale, VA with regular travel throughout Northern Virginia. Ideal candidates will be highly organized, detail-oriented individuals who thrive on person to person contact. Working independently and with fellow staff and volunteers, successful candidates will execute the following duties:

  • Effectively have conversations voters through door-to-door canvassing and over the phone.
  • Use technology to ensure accurate and timely data entry.
  • Make adjustments to canvass tactics as instructed by canvass leadership.
  • Complete daily and weekly reports on progress to goal for all metrics.
  • Represent NAKASEC VA and the campaign with professionalism and ethical conduct.
  • Familiarize voters with NAKASEC VA’s issue campaigns and overall progressive vision.
  • Successfully complete required training.
  • Other duties as assigned, as related to the success of the civic engagement campaign.

Required Skills:

  • A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated willingness and ability to complete required tasks in a campaign setting.
  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently.
  • Previous canvass experience is helpful but not required as training and coaching will be provided to all employees.
  • Be able to use a computer and learn how to use a software database.
  • Ability to work evenings or weekends.
  • Bilingual in the Korean, Vietnamese or another Asian language and English languages are an asset.

Pay: $15/hour (20 hours a week)
Start time: We are looking for individuals who can work from early July to mid-August 2019.
To apply: Please send your resume to Sookyung Oh at soh@nakasec.org.
NAKASEC is an equal opportunity employer.