Welcome to Future Majority's Hiring Hub

Who we are

Future Majority builds political power so that youth issues — like climate change — top every politicians’ and parties’ list of priorities. 

 

Our team is made up of organizers, fundraisers, and communicators of all backgrounds, but what we all share is a passion for connecting with people, a love for youth engagement, and the will to make a positive change in our country. We are always looking for our next great addition. Interested in joining us? Check out all our current opportunities  here

What we do

Organizing is our bread and butter — and we use cutting edge voting mobilization tactics to get young people to the polls. Our formula for positive change is simple. When more young people vote, politicians will prioritize youth priorities because that's how democracies work.

 

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How do we do ? It all starts with a conversation.

 

We engage unlikely voters by having conversations about the issues that matter most to them — affordability and cost of living, climate change, racial justice, and mental health. Then, by layering tactics, including on-the-ground canvassing, digital events, meetings with politicians, and media engagements, we mobilize these young voters to the polls!  Learn about our efforts during the 2021 federal election below.

Who you are

As a growing organization, we are looking for nimble and adaptable team members — you should be excited to take on new challenges, projects, and responsibilities as they come! 

 

Interested in whether Future Majority is the right fit for you? Learn more about the skills and values that we look for.

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Feedback: You love giving and receiving feedback. You are unafraid to fail. You are motivated to rethink, redesign, and retool your projects based on your teammates’ input—whether it’s coming from the Executive Director or a new junior team member.

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Ownership: You identify problems and propose solutions. You take pride in your work. You believe that everyone is accountable for organizational efforts.

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Us, Not Me: You don’t need to be at the front of the room; you support others to take centre stage. You want to amplify the voices of Canada’s diverse youth and help them make a change.

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Grit: You know that political change requires hard work. You believe that it is possible to build a better world. You dig deep when it matters most — for us, that means right around election time.

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Metrics: You are oriented and motivated by metrics. You evaluate your effectiveness with objective, quantitative measures. You always know what your goals are, and whether you’re on track to reach them.

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Nuance: You see the world the shades of grey. You seek new information, new experiences, and new contexts that help you understand the world around you. You push back against ideological purity and engage with diverse world views, all with the mission to strive for better.

What you want 

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Competitive compensation: We believe folks of all socioeconomic backgrounds should be able to pursue opportunities with Future Majority. That’s why we offer competitive market or above market salaries for every team member we recruit.

 

Skill building and professional development: As a dynamic organization, there is always room for advancement! Our managers are highly trained to support employees to reach their organizational and personal goals, and every staff member has a personal development budget available to them.

 

Learn about and start your career in the nonprofit sector: Not too familiar with the organizing space? Not to worry! Our whole team is here to support new members — we’ll explain the ins and outs of organizing, share our own experiences, and equip you with the skills you need to make an impact.

 

Challenging and rewarding work: At Future Majority, we are constantly testing, innovating, and pivoting our political organizing, in pursuit of a better country for all Canadians. 

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What you want

How we hire

We are looking for the best and brightest in their field. Our interview process is simple and fair. Here’s how it works.

 

When we begin hiring for new roles, we reach out to underrepresented communities and ensure they are represented at every stage of our hiring process. To ensure individuals of all backgrounds can access employment opportunities, our salaries are on par with, or exceed that of, organizations in the same sector. Each and every full-time employee receives generous benefits and vacation time. 

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We read through every resume and cover letter we receive, and then bring in qualified candidates for a first round interview. Those who pass the first round will be asked to complete an assignment — and of course, we’ll pay you for your time. Then, we’ll host a final round of interviews and make a decision about folks’ candidacy! 

 

During every step of the process, our HR team employs anti-bias mechanisms, like structured questionnaire and evaluative criteria, to ensure that candidates’ resumes, cover letters, and interviews are examined objectively. We welcome applications from all backgrounds, and strongly encourage women, people of colour, people with disabilities, immigrants, refugees, and LGBTQ2+ people to apply.

More questions?

We want to hear from you! Email our Managing Director, Erin McLean-Purdon at erin@futuremajority.ca.