Available Positions

One Pennsylvania is a statewide base-building organization that promotes economic justice with a racial justice analysis. We believe justice is inclusive and interconnected, and that we only win together. Our motto is to follow the money, confront the power, and make real change. We unite low income and working class activists with the support of a broad coalition of community, labor, faith, and students’ organizations. Our members are workers, students, parents, seniors, people with disabilities, and retirees who are excited to learn, collaborate, and build power. Together, we tackle the fundamental economic justice and political participation problems of our community.

One Pennsylvania campaigns for good jobs, strong and healthy communities, and corporate accountability. Together, we fight for social justice and tackle the racial, gender, and economic inequality that holds back working families. Working with us is demanding and exciting. Come help build a movement to change Pennsylvania.

One Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, LGBTQIA people, and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Available Positions:
Issue Advocacy Field Director – Western PA
Allegheny County Canvasser
Philadelphia Voter Registration Canvasser
Washington County Canvasser
PA Part Time Project Organizer, CD 1

Issue Advocacy Field Director – Western PA

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
One Pennsylvania is seeking a program field director to perform a wide range of duties focused on empowering people most affected by our economic system. We are  looking for applicants who:

  • Have a strong appetite for grassroots organizing
  • Have an ability to work well with diverse groups and populations
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Are responsible and ability to work independently
  • Are driven with a strong work ethic
  • Act with high integrity and character
  • Experience using voter databases like VAN is a plus
  • Access to a dependable vehicle required

This role may include:

  • Recruiting and Developing Leaders: Build a team of canvassers by conducting outreach, interviewing prospective staff, making hiring and firing decisions, and developing the next generation of managers and leaders to support your team
  • Managing Staff: Train staff in campaign skills. Work with your staff in individual and group settings, with a particular eye towards developing leaders. Cultivate a welcoming, inclusive, and motivating atmosphere
  • Canvassing: Canvass director is expected to canvass in the field in order to train staff and/or meet daily door knock goals.
  • Administration: Carefully track progress to goal and qualitative metrics, manage canvasser hours and timesheet reporting, and maintain HR and accounting records.

COMPENSATION: This is a full-time temporary position and compensation is commensurate with experience.

LOCATION: This position will be based out of our One Pennsylvania office in Pittsburgh, PA or Washington, PA.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to info@OnePA.org

Allegheny County Canvasser

One Pennsylvania is seeking CANVASSERS to perform a wide range of duties focused on empowering people most affected by our economic system. We are looking for applicants who:

  • Have a strong appetite for grassroots organizing
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Are responsible and ability to work independently
  • Are driven with a strong work ethic
  • Act with high integrity and character
  • Experience using voter databases like VAN is a plus
  • Access to a dependable vehicle a plus (gas reimbursement possible)

COMPENSATION: $15 an hour, up to 36 hours per week

LOCATION: This position will be based out of our One Pennsylvania office in Pittsburgh, PA but will service southeast Allegheny County.

To apply, please send your resume and a message about why you are interested in this position to OnePennsylvania@Gmail.com.

Philadelphia Voter Registration Canvasser

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

One Pennsylvania is seeking CANVASSERS to perform a wide range of duties focused on empowering people most affected by our economic system. We are looking for applicants who:

  • Have a strong appetite for grassroots organizing
  • Are responsible and ability to work independently
  • Are driven with a strong work ethic
  • Act with high integrity and character
  • Experience using voter databases like VAN is a plus
  • Access to a dependable vehicle a plus (gas reimbursement possible)

COMPENSATION: $15 an hour, up to 36 hours per week

LOCATION: This position will be based out of our One Pennsylvania office in Philadelphia, PA.

To apply, please send your resume and a message about why you are interested in this position to OnePennsylvania@Gmail.com

Washington County Canvasser

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

One Pennsylvania is seeking CANVASSERS to perform a wide range of duties focused on empowering people most affected by our economic system. We are looking for applicants who:

  • Have a strong appetite for grassroots organizing
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Are responsible and ability to work independently
  • Are driven with a strong work ethic
  • Act with high integrity and character
  • Experience using voter databases like VAN is a plus
  • Access to a dependable vehicle a plus (gas reimbursement possible)

COMPENSATION: $15 an hour, up to 36 hours per week

LOCATION: This position will be based out of our One Pennsylvania office in Washington, PA and will cover Washington County.

To apply, please send your resume and a message about why you are interested in this position to OnePennsylvania@Gmail.com

Part Time Project Organizer, PA Progress District 1

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Organizers perform a wide range of duties focused on empowering people most affected by our economic system to stand up for themselves and join with their family, friends and neighbors to use their strength to win improvements on the job and in society. In a typical campaign, an organizer…

  • Identifies, recruits, and trains leaders to help lead the campaign
  • Builds membership and tests community support
  • Creates positive leadership relationships with member leaders and activists
  • Plans and executes actions (actions, rally, etc.)
  • Mobilizes members (Lobby Day, Meetings, Door Knocking)
  • Records conversations, assessments, and follow-ups with member leaders
  • Maintains and updates various campaign lists and data systems
  • Tracks and analyses membership and community involvement
  • Work fluidly in a team where you are sometimes a leader and sometimes a follower

For this particular campaign, PA Progress, there are distinct deliverables in CD 1 (old CD 8). Organizers will be working alongside a progressive coalition to execute on the following deliverables:

  • 2 Bird Dogging trainings;
  • 2 Issue Forums on Health Care;
  • 2 Issue Forums on the Trump Tax Scam;
  • Identifying and developing 25 trained grassroots leaders;
  • Identifying and developing 5-7 community, including faith leaders;
  • 10-15 direct actions explicitly targeted to the incumbent Congressman that are on message and coordinated across the coalition;
  • Working within a progressive coalition that meets every other week to assess progress to goal and adjust as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Successful applicants must have excellent communications skills, show leadership in large and small groups, willing and able to work in a team where roles are fluid, knowledge and willingness to learn about the social justice strategies and movements that come before us, availability to work 25-30 hours a week including afternoons and some weekends. It is critical that all applicants have the ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures, and challenge people to take risks in order to make change.

TRAVEL:

Reliable access to a car as a licensed and insured driver is required, willingness to travel and the ability to competently navigate the turf with activists are required. One Pennsylvania provides mileage reimbursement at the Federal rate.

COMPENSATION: $450 / week.

LOCATION: SEPA, with preference to candidates located near to Bucks County.

To Apply: Send a resume and cover letter explaining your interest to projectorganizerjob@onepa.org. Please include the word Organizer in the title of your email.