Field Organizers - (Paid canvassers) Contract

Positions available in Cleveland, Columbus, and Toledo

Description: Conservation Ohio, a pro-environment political organization seeking to elect champions this November, seeks to hire dynamic, effective, and energetic Field Organizers. These contract positions, which report to either the Field Director or a Regional Coordinator, will primarily be responsible for direct voter contact through door-to-door canvassing and phone banking. These positions will require irregular hours, physical activity, exposure to outside elements, and travel within a designated region.

Field Organizers are responsible for the following:

  • Participating in door-to-door canvassing in diverse communities using persuasion and get out the vote scripts to engage voters

  • Collecting signed pledge cards and distribute campaign literature to targeted individuals

  • Augmenting door-to-door canvassing with phone banking, when directed by supervisor

  • Tracking, entering, and uploading daily quantitative reports into the “VAN” online database

  • Participating in daily briefing and/or debrief meetings with supervisors

  • Showing up at scheduled time and location as assigned by supervisor

  • Completing a full day’s work as scheduled by supervisor

  • Using provided technology (iPhones) to track all canvass data

  • May be required to recruit and train volunteers, as needed, to augment canvass and phone bank shifts

  • Must be accountable to goals including daily doors knocked or phones dialed


  • Strong customer service/people-oriented background

  • Ability to responsibly enter data and maintain organizational provided tools

  • History of taking responsibility for issues you care about

  • Ability to walk for long distances

  • Reliable transportation to use at work each day

  • Disciplined self starter and comfort receiving feedback and meeting daily goals

  • Passion for the environment and building grassroots involvement to advocate for policy changes is a plus

  • Previous canvassing experience is a plus

Pay: These are contract positions that pay $15 an hour. A leadership position with additional $2 per hour pay will be available. Positions are from now through November 6, 2018.

Diversity Statement: Conservation Ohio is committed to diversity. We seek to hire staff that reflects the diverse communities and perspectives that comprise Ohio. Qualified candidates of all backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply.

Conservation Ohio prohibits discrimination of employment, promotion, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on the basis of gender, disability, race, age, national origin, color, creed, sexual orientation, sex (including marital and parental status), gender identity and expression, religion, economic status, ethnic identity, veteran's status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Application Instructions

Email or call for an interview request. Please include 3 references and a resume or a list of relevant work, education, or volunteer experience if available. For emails, please include “Field Organizer” in the subject line. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Apply in Cleveland

Interested applicants can call 216-714-3519 or click here

Apply in Columbus

Interested applicants can call 614-423-9360 or click here

Apply in Toledo

Interested applicants can call 419-740-0495 or click here