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Northern Plains Resource Council

Do you love working with people? Do you want to make a difference in Montana? Northern Plains Resource Council (Northern Plains) is hiring canvassers through the 2016 election cycle.

About Northern Plains:

  • Northern Plains is a non-profit 501 c(3) grassroots conservation and family agriculture group that organizes Montana citizens to protect our water quality, family farms and ranches, and unique quality of life. Our mission is to protect Montana’s greatest assets: the quality of our natural resources, the character and viability of family-based agriculture, and the ability of citizens to shape the public policies that affect our land, our water, and our lives so that we may pass them on, unimpaired, to future generations.

A robust field program is central to meeting this mission. As part of a canvass team, you won’t be tied to a desk. You will be making change happen at the local level by executing a winning field operation.

This position will be based in Billings, Montana.

The Canvasser is responsible for:

  • Canvassing doors
  • Canvassing events
  • Registering new voters
  • Recruiting new members
  • Phone banking
  • Keeping accurate data

Desired qualifications:

  • Excellent people skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and a team player
  • Commitment to the mission and values of the organization.


Compensation will be commensurate with experience, $10-14/hour

The position will run through November 9, 2016.

To apply:


  • A letter of interest
  • A resume, and
  • Two references

to Leah Berry The position is open until filled, but we encourage applications to be submitted ASAP. Northern Plains is an equal opportunity employer.

For questions, email

220 South 27th Street, Suite A
Billings, Montana 59101
(406) 248-1154