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Employment Opportunity: Canvass Director for the Ancient Forest Alliance in VANCOUVER

Ancient Forest Alliance, November 3, 2012

Employment Opportunity:  Canvass Director for the Ancient Forest Alliance in VANCOUVER
Canvassers are an essential part in helping build the movement to protect BC's biggest trees and endangered ecosystems!
Photo by TJ Watt

Employment Opportunity:  Canvass Director for the Ancient Forest Alliance in VANCOUVER

The Ancient Forest Alliance is hiring a full-time canvass director to run a door canvass and potentially a street canvass in VANCOUVER and to assist in additional fundraising initiatives.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Advertise, hire, train, and manage a canvassing crew to recruit new donors and supporters to canvass Monday through Thursday evenings each week.
  • Lead by example and canvass at least three days per week.
  • Help coordinate volunteers to distribute information brochures to augment the canvass.
  • Coordinate at least one additional fundraising initiative per month through partners such as small businesses, musicians, artists, and other organizations.
  • Represent the organization in a professional manner.
  • Reports to the Executive Director and the Administrative Director.
Qualifications
  • Strongly dedicated to the protection of old-growth forests and sustainable forestry jobs in BC.
  • Supports the Ancient Forest Alliance and its mandate.
  • Has own vehicle that can be used to transport canvassers (expenses reimbursed).
  • Good communication and leadership skills.
  • Organized.
  • Consistently strong work ethic.
  • Self-motivated but also able to take direction.
  • Good judge of character.
  • Good basic math and accounting skills.
  • Former canvassing or sales experience an asset.
Application Deadline: November 18, 2012
Position Begins:  November 26, 2012
 
Please send resumes and cover letters to Joan Varley at:  joan@ancientforestalliance.org
 
Thank you!

 

 

 


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