Canvass Director- San Diego

San Diego, CA
Full Time

Threshold is an organization that empowers Americans by connecting them with ideas that matter. As a member of Threshold Giving, you stand at the forefront of our national strategy, motivating the public on key issues while leading a team of dedicated advocates.

Threshold Giving is seeking a Canvass Director to manage the successful execution of canvass programs in San Diego, CA. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic thinker who excels at project management, is experienced and talented in face-to-face street fundraising; and will provide service-leadership for a number of our clients. The Canvass Director will be a key member of our national team and responsible for administration, development, and daily operations.

Experienced candidates in the field of canvass leadership and administration are strongly encouraged to apply. Threshold offers a competitive benefits package with a target annual compensation of $52,000-$75,000 with additional performance incentives to scale higher.

Qualities Required

  • A demonstrated commitment to either non-profit fundraising or issue-based campaigning, with a track record of senior staff leadership.
  • A genuine passion for the canvass. Our teams are dedicated to their work and looking for a leader who is willing to walk with them and be a mentor both in the office and in the field
  • An entrepreneurial spirit. Our leaders are adaptable and open to change when the environment necessitates.
  • The ability to lead by example and also lead in service to others, the successful candidate will be excellent in self-management and management of a diverse staff of fundraisers.

Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum one-year senior staff management
  • Two years of demonstrated experience fundraising
  • The ability to maintain a budget and project staff growth and development
  • Candidate must possess a driver’s license and reliable vehicle  
  • Strong task management and time management
  • Willingness and ability to work evenings and weekends
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Questions? Send an email to [email protected]. Please submit a compelling one-page cover letter with your application.


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