Nonprofits are paying to get Dem votes and activists: Hawaii, Chicago, California…

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From: Nancy Jacques

Notice Progressives have to pay people to Stand Up; since when do nonprofits reap special tax reductions when they’re all about Political Activism?

Immediate Availability for Political Work – Start Now! (Honolulu)

Date: 2010-04-14, 11:06AM HST
Reply to: [email protected] [Errors when replying to ads?]


Democratic Committee is looking to pay people to walk neighborhoods educating voters about the upcoming special election. Duties will include going door to door in neighborhoods, talking to specific voters, educating them about the procedures for mail-in balloting, and persuading them to vote in the special election. Shifts will be in the afternoon from 3 – 8pm M-F, and all day Saturday and Sunday from 10am – 6pm, running through May 22nd. Reliable transportation is a requirement. Pay is $12/hour. To apply or get more information, email [email protected] with a phone number.

Location: Honolulu
Compensation: $12 per hour
This is a part-time job.
This is a contract job.
This is at a non-profit organization.
PostingID: 1692378645

Summer Jobs! Stand Up Against Right Wing Extremism! (Chicago)


Date: 2010-04-13, 11:10AM CDT
Reply to: see below


The progressive movement has gained extraordinary momentum over the last two years. We have begun to overturn the destructive polices of the Bush era, taken major steps towards building a green economy, and just recently passed a historic health care reform package.

However, far right extremists like Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck continue to use fear tactics to derail progress. At such a critical time we cannot let them and other right wing zealots overturn the progress that has been made or block the progress that is left to come.

This summer, we are taking to the streets and going door-to-door in 18 cities across the country to activate our communities and take this country back, one person at a time.

If you are looking for a job this summer that is going make a huge impact at this critical moment in our country’s history, tackling issues like protecting human rights, fighting to protect our civil rights and liberties, ending global poverty, and working toward a better America, then call us NOW!

To apply, call Caleb at 877-355-4562 or visit our website

Don’t let Sarah Palin win. Apply today.

Grassroots Campaigns is currently interviewing candidates nationwide for Canvass Director and Assistant Director positions. If you are interested, please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] or visit our website and you can apply online.

Positions available in Washington, D.C., New York, NY, Boston, MA, Philadelphia, PA, Columbus, OH, Chicago, IL, Minneapolis, MN, Indianapolis, IN, St. Louis, MO, Denver, CO, Austin, TX Seattle, WA, Portland, OR and Sacramento, San Francisco, Berkeley, Santa Cruz, Los Angeles, Pasadena and San Diego, CA.

Grassroots Campaigns past and current clients include: Amnesty International, the American Civil Liberties Union, the League of Conservation Voters, Planned Parenthood Action Fund, Equality California, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the Democratic National Committee, Political Action, RePower America, Working America, Common Cause, and the Center for American Progress.

Location: Chicago
Compensation: $1200-2200
This is at a non-profit organization.
PostingID: 1690147120

Run a Grassroots Progressive Campaign Office in Sacramento (Sacramento)

Date: 2010-04-13, 9:22AM PDT
Reply to: [email protected] [Errors when replying to ads?]


We’re running grassroots campaigns for the country’s leading environment, public interest and human rights groups to put the brakes on global warming, ensure affordable, dependable health care for all Americans, and end discrimination.

Are you ready to join us?

The Fund for the Public Interest is currently hiring Citizen Outreach Directors and Assistant Directors to run grassroots canvass offices in Sacramento around the country.

Apply online at:

The Fund has been running and winning grassroots campaigns for more than 25 years. We’ve signed up 400,000 members for Environment America and U.S. PIRG. We’ve raised tens of millions of dollars for the Sierra Club. We’ve expanded the Human Rights Campaign’s grassroots base into places like Texas, Ohio and Georgia. And that’s just the start of it.

As a Citizen Outreach Director or Assistant Director, you’ll recruit, train and lead a staff of 10-40 canvassers to go out into communities on critical campaigns, raise money, mobilize support and build membership for some of the nation’s top progressive organizations. You’ll manage your staff, plan your campaign work, handle the administrative details, and learn and do everything it takes to run a successful grassroots campaign office.

College graduates earn $1275 biweekly in their first year on staff. In addition, full-time staff can opt into health care insurance plan, receive paid holidays and are eligible for paid sick days. Staff is also eligible to join our 401(k) program in their second year. Training includes both classroom study with hands-on field work.

Hiring preference is given to candidates who are willing to relocate to any of our locations.

Apply online at: or e-mail a cover letter and résumé to [email protected] We’ll carefully consider your application, and if we think you’re a good fit we’ll get in touch.

The Fund for the Public Interest is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, gender, handicap, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

This is a Work for Progress recruitment campaign conducted on behalf of the Fund for the Public Interest.

Location: Sacramento
Compensation: $1,275 bi-monthly
This is at a non-profit organization.
PostingID: 1690172796

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