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Outreach Worker (Calgary) - ACORN Canada

Outreach Worker (Calgary)

Job Summary:

Calgary ACORN is looking for outreach canvassers to help with housing justice campaigning and fundraising.

Job description:

  • Phone calling, street outreach, door to door canvassing.
  • 30 hours per week in afternoons and evenings with some Saturdays.
  • Wage is 17.12 per hour with a potential increase based on tenure and experience.
  • Potential for full time work exists.

Qualifications and Skills
Be willing to work in a team setting that you are sometimes leading, and sometimes following.
Ability to listen in order to identify issues that are affecting our constituency.
No paid experience required, but applicants with outreach experience are desired.

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What is ACORN?

ACORN Canada is a non-profit organization made up of more than 102,000 low-and moderate-income member families, in 21 local chapters throughout the country, organized democratically through community organizing.

We are Canada’s largest grassroots community organization for low and moderate income families. We have won many important social justice campaigns around payday lending, tenant issues, disability rights, fair banking – and more!

Calgary ACORN is just under a year old and is starting to make waves as Alberta’s Tenant Union. Leading campaigns for rent control, eviction protections, and healthy housing standards.