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September 21, 2018

Emgage Michigan Part Time Field Organizer Job Description

Field Organizer:

Field organizers manage voter registration (VR) with a focus on the Muslim American community ages 18-20 years-old and canvassing faith-based and other locations. They oversee and execute VR programs, ensuring logistical success and completion of VR campaign resulting in accepted forms and registered voters. Organizers are also responsible for quality control of VR program and maintaining communication with the Executive Director to coordinate, plan, and execute activities.

Organizer Job Duties:

  • Responsible for oversight and management of voter registration (VR) campaign
  • Recruits, trains, and manages volunteers as needed to assist with VR
  • Creates shifts and scheduling for VR and coordinates canvassing
  • Completes canvassing and collection of VR forms. Approaches public in faith-based and other locales to get voters registered
  • Responsible for absolute commitment to quality control of registration forms collected. This entails ensuring proper procedure of visual form inspections, filled paper reports/cover sheets, properly scanned and redacted forms, and prompt delivery to appropriate city or township clerk office
  • Interacts with various Emgage stakeholders, including reaching out to contacts and partners on behalf of Emgage, serving as an Emgage representative
  • Performs clerical and office duties as needed, including some data entry and record maintenance
  • Engages in educational opportunities as needed
  • Additional duties as needed by the Emgage Michigan chapter

Skills and Qualifications:

Required:

Self-Driven; Excellent Customer Care Skills; Exceptional Communication Skills; Ability to Persuade and Motivate People and Easily Converse; Strong Writer; Ability to Maintain a Strict Level of Confidence; Proficiency in Microsoft Office Programs; Attention to Detail; Strong Problem Solving Skills; Excellent Organizational Skills; Highly Motivated and Able to Prioritize Efficiently; Pays Attention to Details

Preferred:

Professional Appearance; Excellent Typing Skills; Ability to Work Alone or As Part of a Team; Enthusiastic and Reliable; Knowledge of Basic Office Management Procedures; Reliable; Previous Experience in a Related Field Preferred; Ability to Engage with Others on a Regular Basis, Proficient in Customer Service

Compensation: Position is a hourly paid position. Pay commensurate with experience offered. Future growth opportunities with the chapter also possible based on performance and availability. Position requires some regional travel (must own a car), work on Fridays, and select weekends and holidays.

Contact: Executive Director, Nada Al-Hanooti at nalhanooti@emgageusa.org