Job Description   (Application below)

Cause Justa :: Just Cause (CJJC) is a multi-racial, grassroots organization

building community leadership to achieve justice for low-income Oakland and San Francisco residents.

CJJC is currently seeking individuals who want to work in our paid canvass program.

Canvassers will be responsible for contacting Oakland residents

by phone and door-to-door contact to pre-screen low-income residents and families

for health care services, voter registration and to inform residents of the work of CJJC.

Canvassers will work 5 days/week for 8 weeks on the following schedule:

Wednesday, April 4 through Thursday, May 31, 2012
Hours:    Monday – Thursday 3:30-9pm
Saturday 10-3:30pm

Program and Outreach Training: April 4 and April 5,  10-3:30pm

Lunch or Dinner will be provided each workday.

Pay is $14.00 per hour

1.    Dedication to social and economic justice and the improvement of the lives of community residents.
2.    Physical ability to do a lot of walking.
3.    Positive Attitude.
4.    Basic computer skills required.
5.    Must be on time.
6.    Ability to fill out accurate daily reports.
7.    Ability to work well in a team setting.
8.    Goal Oriented.
9.    Previous Campaign Experience a plus.
10.  Car a definite plus.
11.  Familiarity of the work of CJJC a plus.
12.  Not required, but English-Spanish Bilingual a plus.


This position is from Weds, April 4 through Thurs, May 31.

Canvassers will work 5 days a week Monday –Thursday and Saturday.

Lunch or Dinner will be provided each workday.

NAME: __________________________________________________________


DATE:  __________________________

PHONE NUMBER: _______________________


EMAIL: _____________________________

ADDRESS: ___________________________________________________________




Why are you interested in participating in the Canvass Program?




Describe your experience with political campaigns or organizing?       





Do you have any conflicts that would prevent you from participating in the full program?





For further information or to schedule an interview, please call Alma Blackwell, CJJC Outreach Team Leader ore email at at 510 763-5877 ex. 314.

Interviews of applicants with completed applications held on
Monday April 2,  6-8:30pm
3268 San Pablo Ave., Oakland, CA

IMPORTANT:  To qualify for an interview, applicants must come on time and present a Valid ID (driver’s license, state ID or US Passport) and completed application form.

Causa Justa :: Just Cause is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination and all other employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, national origin, citizenship/immigration status, veteran status or any other protected status.