New Westminster, BC (Metro Vancouver)
ACORN Canada is hiring a full-time Field Organizers at our BC ACORN office.
This includes leading communications, campaign development, external relations, and our field organizing program for the provincial organization.
Applicants must be interested in fighting for social and economic justice in Canada.
Training will take place in Toronto for 4 to 8 weeks.
What is ACORN?
ACORN Canada is a membership organization of low and moderate income member people that organize the unorganized around the promise that they will be able fight on issues important to them. We organize fights for living wages, affordable housing, and quality childcare, as well as organizing resistance to regressive government policies and predatory corporate practices.
Low-to-moderate income people need power in order to solve the most pressing problems facing the world today. We believe the best way to build that power is through organizing a mass membership-based organization that they own and run.
ACORN organizers build local organizations in low and moderate-income communities. How?
House by house, family by family, organizers hear from community residents what they want changed in their neighborhood, city, province, and country. Organizers work with community residents to hold meetings, conduct research on key issues, develop campaign strategies, and organize actions, all to address these issues. The ACORN organizer's job is to work for the membership of ACORN, helping build the power we need to win!
Learn the role of an ACORN Field Organizer - this includes door-to-door contact with people discussing issues that affect them, getting people involved in the organization, and working with them to develop strategic campaigns. Once trained on the basics, you will be helping to manage BC ACORN’s local and provincial campaigns, and running our outreach and fundraising programs in Metro Vancouver.
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