NOW HIRING: Vancouver Canvass Director

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The Ancient Forest Alliance is hiring a full-time Canvass Director to manage a Vancouver-based team of door-to-door canvassers and assist in additional fundraising initiatives.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Recruit, train, and manage canvassers to enlist new AFA donors and supporters.
  • Lead by example, canvassing at least three days per week (regular canvassing activities occur evenings from Monday through Thursday).
  • Store and coordinate canvassing supplies, such as educational materials and tabling supplies.
  • 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, Forest Campaigner and Administrative Director.


  • Strongly dedicated to the protection of nature, 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 and canvassing materials (expenses will be reimbursed).
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Highly organized.
  • Consistently strong work ethic.
  • Self-motivated, but also able to take direction.
  • Good judge of character, capable of recruiting skilled canvassers to act as AFA ambassadors.
  • Basic math and accounting skills.
  • Former canvassing or sales experience an asset.

Application Deadline: Sunday, February 11, 2018
Position Begins: Monday, February 26, 2018

Please send your resume and a brief covering letter to Joan Varley, Administrative Director, at [email protected].


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