Frontline Campaigners

Do you want to inspire change at the local level?

The Toronto Environmental Alliance (TEA) has exciting opportunities for environmentally minded, articulate and passionate individuals to join our front-line campaign team.

Do you want to inspire change at the local level?

The Toronto Environmental Alliance (TEA) has exciting opportunities for environmentally minded, articulate and passionate individuals to join our door canvass team.

Since 1988, the TEA has campaigned locally to find solutions to Toronto's urban environmental problems. A not-for-profit organization, TEA advocates on behalf of all Torontonians for a green, healthy and equitable city. We rely on our members to help us work with communities and we act as an environmental watchdog at City Hall.

Highlights of being a TEA Frontline campaigner

  • Go door to door engaging the public about TEA’s work and inspiring the public to support our local efforts with their name and donation
  • Work with a progressive and diverse canvass team dedicated to organizing at the local level
  • Develop your communication and interpersonal skills
  • Learn about TEA’s current initiatives and important environmental issues affecting Toronto through briefings with campaigners and other guest speakers

Hours and Remuneration

The working hours for the frontline campaign team are from 2:00 - 8:30 Monday to Friday. Canvassers are required to work a minimum of three shifts per week. Starting training pay is $11.25/hour. After the initial training period, the wage is $13/hour with the opportunity to go up to $21/hour based on fundraising performance.

Full-time employees who pass the probationary period are eligible for vacation time and health benefits. The job offers room for advancement.

Weather and Work Safety

Canvassers should be prepared to work in all weather conditions. In extreme weather events canvass will be cancelled. Canvassers also have the option to work alone or to be paired with a fellow canvasser.

How to Apply

Please e-mail a cover letter and resume explaining why you think you would be a good fit for the job to:
olivia@torontoenvironment.org

You can learn more about the position from some of the members of our canvass team.