PCUN Job opportunity: Full-Time Field Manager


Farmworkers and Latinx Working Families United
PCUN Field Manager 

Application deadline: Accepting applications on a rolling basis 

About PCUN
Our Mission is to empower farmworkers and Latinx working families by building community, increasing representation in elections, and systems change at the state and national levels. We’re Oregon’s farmworker union, and we value the ability of workers to take action to end exploitation and all the effects that come with that.  We believe in the power of the people. We want to live in a healthy democracy, where people participate in elections. We believe that traditional campaign models leave Latinxs behind, and do not offer transformational changes for our communities. Better elections means changing the way we do campaigns. Our field programs are bi-lingual, and bi-cultural. We  engage and mobilize Latinx working families. Many of them, voting for the first time for candidates committed to transformational changes for Latinx working families.  We believe that power can be built through the ballot. Our voice can change elections and the face of Oregon.

PCUN values the ability of workers to take action against exploitation and all of its effects. We also value equity, dignity, and respect for all workers, and the “Sí se puede ” spirit of Dolores Huerta, and Cesar Chavez.

Field Manager Job Description The Field Manager will be charged with implementing PCUN’s field programs through a mass mobilization, and canvassing strategy; executing listenings canvasses, knocking thousands of doors, making calls, street teaming, and texting programs through a team of seasonal field canvassers, and field fellows throughout the year. Fall of 2023, will involve working with 5-10 seasonal field fellows developing and deepening their knowledge in community, and field organizing. Spring/Fall of 2024 Seasonal Field canvassers will focus on turning out Latinx voters for local, and state elections in the Mid-Willamette Valley.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Implements and executes PCUN’s Field Plan
  • Manage the PCUN Field Fellows program and ensure leadership pipeline goals are met
  • Oversee a team of  Field Organizers during election cycles  and ensure daily, weekly, and monthly goals are met.
  • Supports Field Director in accomplishing PCUN’s voter outreach, registration, and turnout goals. 
  • Organizes and leads campaign activities; phone banks, digital events, textbanks, canvasses and ballot assistance events ; including building scripts, setting up training for participants, organizing calendar of shifts and events. 
  • Ensure that all staff are properly trained on field basics
  • Ensure all required reporting is accurate and timely and all data is entered on time. Monitor metrics, including voter outreach numbers and volunteer numbers. 
  • Support organizers, fellows,  members, and volunteers on campaign related activities 
  • Lead training for field fellows and field organizers 
  • Cultivate genuine relationships with PCUN’s base while phone banking, canvassing, and text banking.
  • Actively participate in debriefs and reports back daily post voter outreach events.
  • Meticulous eye on details, and timely nightly and weekly reporting of field work.
  • Keeping close counts of voters called, and volunteers recruited.
  • Data entry and follow-up with partners, volunteers, and the base of registered voters.
  • Ensure volunteers and supporters are always thanked in a timely manner. 
  • Attends mandatory onboarding and other training. 


  • Demonstrated commitment to farmworker and immigrant rights, environmental justice, social justice, and gender justice.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English – and Bicultural with a deep understanding of Latinx communities.
  • Ability to see the big picture, think critically, and have an eye for details.
  • Strong project planning, problem-solving, and process improvement skills. 
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to develop and deliver effective communications messages to audiences.  
  • Must be proficient in G Suite programs such as docs, sheets, calendar, and Gmail.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and to shift priorities as needed 
  • Must be able to lift at least 20lbs.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to build trust and maintain genuine relationships.
  • At least one cycle of competitive field experience. 
  • Excellent communication skills, with an emphasis on empathy and listening.
  • Ability to work long and irregular hours in a fast-paced, metrics-driven work environment.
  • Reliable access to a vehicle and a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to work independently and in team settings.
  • Interest in and familiarity with the Oregon political landscape.
  • Strong coaching skills and abilities. Prior supervisory experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of the Voter Activation Network (VAN) , My Campaign, EveryAction, Thutalk. 
  • Self-motivated and resourceful. Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to build trust and maintain genuine relationships.
  • Ability to spend extended periods of time on voter outreach. Mostly evenings and weekends during the election season

Hours: 1.0 Full-Time Equivalent (40 hours/week), some nights, weekends, and some travel required. Weekends and evenings during the electoral season. (90 day probationary period)

Salary exempt, 50-55k/yr.

Benefits: Employer-paid health insurance including vision, dental, and chiropractic care; 401k 

plan. Employer-sponsored staff development opportunities, 12 paid holidays, paid vacation days, PSLF-qualified employer.

The position is based in Woodburn, Oregon, and reports to the Field Director. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to aprilalvarez@pcun.org 

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