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CLOSED: NAKASEC VA Canvassers (P/T)

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Who is NAKASEC Virginia?  

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, and immigrant rights.  

Position Description 

NAKASEC is hiring Canvassers for its 2020 Census campaign. This is a unique opportunity to directly talk with Virginia residents in door-to-door and phone conversations. This part-time position (10-25 hours/week) is based out of Centreville, VA with regular travel throughout Northern Virginia. It will last from March 1, 2020 to April 30, 2020. 

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 with community members on the 2020 Census through door-to-door canvassing and phone conversations.
  • Use technology to ensure accurate and timely data entry.
  • Complete daily and weekly reports on progress to goal for all metrics.
  • Represent NAKASEC Virginia with professionalism and ethical conduct.
  • Successfully complete required training.
  • Other duties as assigned, as related to the success of the Census 2020 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 or Vietnamese and English languages are an asset. 

Pay: $15/hour.  

Start time: We are looking for individuals who can start in March 2020.

To apply: Please send your resume to Van-Thanh Pham ( vpham@nakasec.org).

NAKASEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.