http://www.vpirg.org

Vermont Public Interest Research Group

Canavasser

May - June 2020 • Burlington, VT

What I liked

Virtual allowed for this to be completed from anywhere.

What I wish was different

Advice

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Canvasser

June - August 2019 • Burlington, VT

What I liked

Learning how to talk to people Learning more about the political process

What I wish was different

The hours

Advice

it was a very I dependent job but I learned the most I’ve ever learned
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Field Manager

June 2018 • Burlington, VT

What I liked

It felt extremely rewarding to build a coalition of Vermonters to fight for environmental issues and consumer protection.

What I wish was different

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Grassroots Canvasser

June - August 2019 • Burlington, VT

What I liked

The people, the skills I learned, and the actual work all day. I loved most of it!

What I wish was different

Long hours and hard physical work.

Advice

Super hard but incredibly rewarding, stick through it and put in all of your effort and you will get the most out of it.
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Canvasser and Field Manager

May 2018 • Burlington, VT

What I liked

Anyone who feels deeply about promoting grassroots democracy at a community level, this is the job for you! Promoting clean energy and a toxic-free environment for a healthier Vermont today and tomorrow.

What I wish was different

The days can be long and tiring, sometimes people don't have the time to talk.

Advice

Try it! It may not seem like something you're interested or good at until you get out there.
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Canvasser (Non-Sales)

June - July 2018 • Burlington, VT

What I liked

What I wish was different

Advice

No job security!
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