Job Openings

Civic Engagement Fellowship

Full-time Position

Job Summary:
PAID FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY: The Asian Community Development Council (ACDC) currently has an immediate opening in our civic engagement department.

  • The ACDC Civic Engagement Fellowship is a ten-month (Mar-Dec) immersive experience with the goal of mobilizing and building empowerment and sustained political power in the Asian & Pacific Islanders (API) communities throughout Nevada.
  • This position is a full-time salaried role with medical insurance benefits, and an opportunity for a permanent role upon completion of the program.

Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate is a recent college graduate with a strong passion of making a difference within the API communities through education and engagement of API voters.
  • Bilingual/Fluency in an API language is preferred.

Location:
ACDC Community Center
2610 S. Jones Blvd. #8, Las Vegas, NV 89146

How To Apply:
Please send resume, cover letter, and three references to hr@acdcnv.org no later than Friday, February 23rd, 2018 at noon PDT. Only qualified applicants will be contacted for an in-person interview.


Canvasser

Part-Time Position

Job Summary:
The position of canvasser assists and supports in coordinating and executing outreach efforts such as voter registration and get out the vote (GOTV) messages. Canvassers interact with community members, collect field data, record resident and voter information, track doors knocked and literature dropped as well as assist in any other projects on an as needed basis.

  • Canvassers create and build on current coalition and community outreach efforts.
  • Canvassers have attention to detail while doing voter registration at events and offsite locations.
  • Canvassers always have a friendly and approachable demeanor.
  • Canvassers are comfortable approaching unfamiliar members of the community and engage in one-on-one conversations respectfully.
  • Canvassers must always follow non-partisan guidelines for voter contact.

This is a community outreach position. Events and programs will at times be scheduled in evenings and/or late weekends. This position is an hourly paid position, pay is $15 per hour. There are multiple positions available.

Qualifications:

  • Fluency in English required. Proficiency/fluency in one or more of the following languages preferred:
    • Spanish
    • Mandarin
    • Cantonese
    • Korean
    • Japanese
    • Tagalog
    • Thai
    • Laos
  • Must be able to walk and stand for long periods.
  • Previous campaign and canvassing experience strongly preferred.
  • Responsible and can work independently with remote supervision.
  • Passion for voter engagement and community empowerment.
  • Strong organizational skills and communication (written and oral) skills.
  • Ability to interact and communicate in group and unfamiliar settings.
  • Ability to dedicate at least 20 hours per week including weekends and evenings.
  • Reliable transportation and flexibility with scheduling.

Location:
ACDC Community Center
2610 S. Jones Blvd. #8, Las Vegas, NV 89146

How To Apply:
Send resume and three references to Courtnhi Vo at courtnhi@acdcnv.org no later than Friday, February 23rd, 2018 at 11:59 PM PST. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

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