Campaign Jobs Work on behalf of Amnesty USA - Chicago

Location: Chicago, IL

Employer: Grassroots Team

Campaign Job Summary

Join the fundraising canvassing organization with living wages and great benefits across the board, dedication to the best training and development from the ground up, and precision focus on building sustainable and lasting power.

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We are seeking campaign job staff to join our team working on behalf of the nation’s largest human rights organization. Our team members:


  • Make a Difference on Human Rights and At WorkCampaign jobs staff are on the front lines of the fight against family separation and for human rights globally. On our team, your voice and your ideas matter and make a real difference. Join our team on the ground floor to contribute new ideas, test new methods of fundraising and mobilization, and drive meaningful social change.
  • Raise MoneyTeam members are responsible for effectively and efficiently collecting contributions and signing up new members to the nation's largest human rights organization. Donations from members are what allow our partners build the budget and political power to win their campaigns. 
  • Ensure Member Information Security: Ensure that all policies on information security are followed and that members’ information is secure at all times.


More specifically, you:

  • Have strong communication skills, a good work ethic, and a passion for human rights
  • Are able to work within a team, receive feedback, and work independently
  • Previous canvassing, sales, non-profit, customer service, activist job, political campaign experience preferred but not required
  • Must be willing and able to approach members of the public at their place of residence in a fast paced environment, and cover a large territory each day
  • Must be able to meet weekly and monthly performance standards
  • Are comfortable walking for long periods of time
  • Bilingual is a plus

Growth Opportunities: Grassroots Team is quickly expanding, we are preparing to open more Offices this year. We currently have various leadership positions available with opportunities to advance to field management or director roles, must be geo-flexible.

Pay and Benefits

  • $18.40 to $21.40 depending on location, level of experience, and advancement
  • First 10 Days paid at training rate of $16.40
  • Generous uncapped performance-based bonuses
  • Medical coverage (after 90 days)
  • Paid time off for sick, vacation, and personal leave (after 20 shifts)

About Grassroots Team

Grassroots Team is the community mobilization organization for progressive groups like Amnesty International. We raise public consciousness and funds in the fight for immigrant rights, and a healthy environment, and thriving economy that includes everyone.

Grassroots Team is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from people of color, LGBTQIA individuals, women, and individuals with disabilities.

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