Census Zoom Meeting

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Shekinah Chapel’s Census Townhall Meeting

Thursday May 28, 2020


Welcome & House Keeping – Lashonda Curry 7:00

Prayer – Lashonda Curry 7:01

Introduction of the Facilitator  – Lashonda Curry 7:05

Facilitator – Mr. Cory Stevenson 7:05-7:25

Discussion Points

What is the Census

What effect does the census have on the Residents of Riverdale,

Elders, African Americans & Faith-based communities.

What are the 10 questions on application?

How to keep the Census Bureau from knocking on your door.

What to expect if you do not answer the census online, on paper or over the phone?

Resources for seniors and the disabled

Q&A 7:25 -7:40

Thanks & Acknowledgements to Age Options, Village of Riverdale, Us Census Partnerships Specialist

Be A Census Taker!

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Be A Census Taker!

Apply Online! 

2020 Census jobs provide:
Great pay
Flexible hours
Weekly pay
Paid Training

How do I Apply for a 2020 Census Job?

Applying is easy. Click on Apply Now at

As part of the application process, you will be asked to respond to questions that relate to your educational, work and other experience.

If you need help, just call 1-855-562-2020 or use the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339 for TTY/ASCII.

What will the work be like? 

What can I expect my work schedule to be like?

If hired, your work schedule will depend on your position. Generally, hours for field positions are flexible. Some field positions require you to work during the day. Other positions require evening and weekend work interviewing the public.

Supervisory positions require employees to be available for certain day, evening, and/or weekend shifts.

Where will I work?
The Census Bureau is committed to hiring census takers to work in their own communities.

How often will I be paid?
Employees are paid weekly and can expect to receive their first paycheck approximately ten to fourteen days after their first day of work.

Will I be reimbursed for work-related expenses?
Field employees will be reimbursed for authorized work expenses, like mileage, incurred while conducting Census work.

Will I be paid during training?
You will be paid during training at a slightly lower rate than your regular hourly rate.

Apply If:
You are at least 18 years old.
You have a valid Social Security number.
You are a U.S Citizen
You have a valid email address.
You are registered with the Selective Service System, or have a qualifying exemption, if you are a male and were born after Dec. 31, 1959.

If offered a job:
You must pass a criminal background check and review of criminal records (including fingerprinting).
You must be available to work flexible hours, including days, evenings and weekends.

Most Jobs Require Employees To:
Have access to a vehicle and a valid driver’s license, unless public transportation is readily available
Have access to a computer with Internet (to complete training).

Become a Census Taker and Get Paid to Help Your Community
Learn how you can help collect important data that will determine your state’s representation in Congress, as well as how funds are spent in your community on things like roads, schools and hospitals.

For more information to apply online, visit or call 1-855-JOB-2020.


Census Jobs

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The Census is Hiring, Office & In-Field Positions! See below!

The Census 2020 is almost HERE! It is approaching FAST, and we are looking for residents who are interested in becoming apart of the team to apply to become a team member.


The Census 2020 is currently looking for:

Office & In-field Positions
CPEP Nationwide Recruiting Week 2020
Riverdale Public Library
208 W. 144th St, Riverdale, IL 60827
4PM – 6PM

Join the Team & Support your Community!
Must apply online
Position offers flexible hours, & great pay!

The Census 2020 Community Briefing

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Join Congresswoman Kelly for a 2020 Census briefing to learn more about the impact of a complete and accurate on your community. This event is FREE and open to the public.

05aug6:30 pm7:30 pmCensus 2020 Community BriefingHosted by Congresswoman Robin L. Kelly