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US-MA-Marlborough
2 months ago

 

SEIU Local 509  (Service Employees International Union)

 

Job Title:     Director of Field Services                                                                                 

Location:   Marlborough, MA

 

 

About SEIU Local 509:

 

SEIU Local 509 is a fast growing, progressive union representing 20,000 workers.  Our members are organized into 4 divisions: state workers, private human service workers, family childcare providers and higher education faculty.  The Director of Field Services Director is responsible for directing and coordinating the work of the 4 divisions, and developing a unified and coordinated field plan.

 

Primary job duties include:

 

 

·         Responsible for developing bargaining campaigns

 

·         Responsible for developing a unified field campaign across divisions

 

·         Develops programs for Member Leadership Development.

 

·         Coordinates field representative activity with other components of the Local Union such as organizing,  politics, finance and administrative

 

·         Chairs bargaining committees and interim bargaining efforts.

 

·         Consults with and advises chapter leadership regarding chapter issues, strategies and tactics, and problem solving

 

·         Monitors to ensure compliance & time limits.

 

·         Maintains liaison with various agency personnel to facilitate problem solving on all levels.

 

·         Coordinates communication and protocols with the MARC, Member Action Resource Center

 

·         Responsible for unfair labor practice charges

 

·         Meets with management to discuss various issues.

 

·         Attends membership, chapter and local meetings

 

·         Responds to member concerns and complaints

 

·         Performs related work as required.

 

·         Evaluates work performance.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Must have least 10 years of Union Organizer/Field Representative work of which at least five must be in a supervisory role.
  • Must possess good written and oral communication skills and have the ability to work in stressful situations.
  • Must be willing to work long hours, travel both in and out of state, and work on weekends and evenings.
  • A good knowledge of contract interpretation, knowledge of state and federal laws applicable to employment.
  • Excellent computer skills are essential.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

 

Under direct supervision of President/Executive Director or his/her designee

 

SUPERVISION EXCERCISED

 

Responsible for supervision of management staff in Higher Education, Childcare and Private Human Services, as well as lead internal organizers in the state worker division.

 

 APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

 

A resume is required for all applications and a cover letter is highly suggested.  Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for us, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan. 

 

 

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SEIU Local 509  is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

ID
2017-2472
US-DC-Washington
2 weeks ago

 

SEIU (Service Employees International Union)

 

Job Title:   Hospital Campaign Director              Grade:  MGT F

Location:  Washington, D.C.

 

Purpose:

 

The Healthcare Division, in coordination with the Organizing Department and the Midwest Initiative, is undertaking a national campaign to mobilize nonunion hospital workers in key markets to demand $15 and a union. This campaign is a key component of SEIU’s national strategy to highlight the importance of unions and the ability of workers’ collective organization to improve lives and communities.

 

The position is responsible for providing guidance and oversight of the Healthcare Division’s National Hospital Campaign. This position oversees Healthcare Organizing Coordinators in addition to overseeing, developing and implementing the overall strategy and direction for the National Hospital Campaign within the Healthcare Division.   The position is dedicated to the growth of the union.

 

Primary Responsibilities: (Any one position may not include all of the specific duties and responsibilities listed.  Examples provide a general summary of the work required and should not be treated as a total and complete list of expected duties to be performed by employees in the classification)

 

  • Serves as National Campaign Director for National Hospitals, works with National Organizing Team, Midwest Team and directs, plans, develops and implements all aspects of strategies for the campaign, including state, local and national work.

 

  • Develops and oversees the writing of state and national plans and strategies to support the implementation of the growth campaign.

 

  • Supervises all campaign staff, including field staff, and coordinates with the Healthcare Division Organizing Director.

 

  • Develops and manages the overall budget for campaign, and authorizes related expenditures.

 

  • Coordinates with SEIU departments, divisions, Area offices, state councils, local unions and other SEIU bodies on strategy, resource allocation, staffing and other issues related to the campaign.

 

  • Develops relationships with and coordinates work with other organizations and agendas in the states where the campaign strategy is working or nationally.

 

  • Advises Healthcare Division Director on political opportunities and strategies relating to the interaction with other campaigns.

 

  • Directs and advises the field, communications, policy and operations teams to assure integration of all work in conjunction with the campaign.

 

  • Advises and recommends to the Healthcare Division Director and International Executive Vice President on resource allocation and state campaign budgets based on an analysis of opportunity and campaign capacity.

 

  • Performs other duties as required to support the department and its mission.

  

 

Contacts:

 

Include SEIU officers, local leaders, all SEIU and affiliate staff, state and local council directors, CTW leadership and staff, federal and state political leaders including Governors, State Elected Officials, Local elected officials, presidential campaign staff, policy analysts and others who work in coalition with division issues.

 

Direction and Decision Making:

 

This position reports to the Healthcare Division Organizing Director and works independently.

 

Education and Experience:

 

Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a degree in public policy, political science or related field, and ten (10) to twelve (12) years of experience in both the labor movement and electoral campaigns, or a combination of education and experience that would provide the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

 

  • Substantial management experience required.
  • Thorough knowledge of the labor movement’s structure and culture.
  • Thorough knowledge of strategic tactics unions use in organizing campaigns.
  • Thorough knowledge of healthcare policies and programs.
  • Thorough knowledge of strategies used in political campaigns.
  • Thorough knowledge of legislative and/or organizing campaigns.
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of polling, research and direct mail strategies in campaigns.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Demonstrated ability to build and manage a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive national programs amidst divergent local interests.
  • Demonstrated ability to recruit, develop and supervise staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop strategies, budgets and implement plans
  • Demonstrated ability to develop political campaign plans, programs, logistics and timelines
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities and meet established deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to make resource decisions about campaigns and elections
  • Demonstrated ability to work confidently with union leadership.
  • Skill in the use of personal computer, including Microsoft Office and the Internet

 

Physical Requirements:

 

Work is generally performed in an office setting, but may be required to work in other settings conducive to the assigned tasks.  Travel and long, irregular hours may be required.

 Application Requirements:

 

A resume is required for all applications and a cover letter is highly suggested. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for SEIU, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan. 

 

Benefits:

 

SEIU staff enjoy top notch benefits including comprehensive health benefits, major medical, dental and vision for employee and eligible dependents, domestic partner benefits, competitive salaries, generous holidays and vacation policies, and both a pension plan and a 401(K) Plan.

 

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SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

ID
2017-2510
US-NY-New York | US-CA-Oakland
3 months ago

 

The Committee of Interns and Residents (CIR), SEIU (Service Employees International Union)

 

Job Title:  National Organizing Director                                                                                  

Location:  New York, NY or Oakland, CA

 

The Committee of Interns and Residents, the largest resident physicians' union in the country, is looking for a National Organizing Director who is excited about making CIR a bigger and stronger union by increasing membership through successful organizing campaigns, expanding the rights and power of physicians in training.  


About Us:

 

CIR is a nationwide, progressive, member-driven healthcare union representing 15,000 resident physicians. We fight to protect the workplace rights of doctors-in-training and improve the delivery of quality health care.

Job Description:

 

CIR is committed to the growth of the organization through strategic organizing campaigns. To accomplish this, we need a highly driven and committed individual who has strong record of leading successful organizing campaigns. The National Organizing Director is responsible for developing CIR’s national organizing strategy and managing all aspects of campaigns, including the supervision and support of 3-5 dedicated staff organizers.

 

What you gain from a position with CIR:

·         Opportunity to develop and implement new strategies for growing our union.

·         Opportunity to work directly with physicians-in-training, making concrete strides towards creating a more just and effective health care system.

·         Opportunity to work with a tight-knit team of organizers and communications, research, legal and political staff.

·         Competitive salary, commensurate with experience

·         Excellent benefits package: health, dental, vision, car allowance, disability, 401(k), pension plan and paid sick/vacation time. 

 

CIR is looking for candidates who have:

·         5-7 years of organizing experience, with a track record of leading successful external union organizing campaigns, preferably in health care.

·         2-4 years experience managing and leading teams, including training and directly supervising individuals.

·         Ability to work long hours and travel extensively, required.

·         Ability to work independently, think critically, and operate within a dynamic and complex organizing environment

 

Application Requirements:

 

A resume and cover letter are required for all applications.  Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for CIR, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan.


CIR is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBT applicants. Please visit our website for more information: www.cirseiu.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ID
2017-2422
US-CA-Los Angeles
7 months ago

 

SEIU Local 2015  (Service Employees International Union)

 

Job Title:    Statewide Director  of Internal Organizing                                                                          

Location:    Los Angeles, CA

 

 

 Purpose:

 

SEIU Local 2015 believes that its members and leaders are the center of our power critical to the change necessary to improve California communities and the lives of workers. To this end, the Statewide Director of Internal Organizing, is central to the execution of Local 2015’s mission, vision, and core strategies.

 

 

Position Summary:

 

The Statewide Director of Internal Organizing (SDIO) of SEIU Local 2015 oversees member-related organizing and representational activities. As part of the Executive Leadership Team, the Director collaborates in the overall development and implementation of the strategic organizational plan for SEIU Local 2015.

 

 

Essential Job Functions:

1-       Oversees Regional Directors and their staffs in developing the leadership of the organization including the design and implementation of organizing or political campaigns to build organizational leadership identification, recruitment, development, and training.

2-       Drive the Local 2015 strategies/program in the field across the state with the desired outcomes in clear focus

 

3-    In partnership with the Organizing Director and Regional Directors, the SDIO develops specific organizing campaigns for represented and unrepresented workers in the LTC jurisdiction.

 

4-    Develops uniform standards for review and evaluation of campaigns.

 

5-       Develops industry specific action-based campaigns addressing local and union-wide issues.

 

 

6-    Coordinates with industry bargainers and develops a collective bargaining strategy appropriate for each instance to achieve more uniform contracts terms and expiration dates in all Local 2015 industries (IHSS, NH, and Private Agency).

 

7-  Develops and coordinates all membership-based legislative activity with other

appropriate staff that relates to long term care policy issues.

 

 8-  Develops recommended budgets, allocates resources effectively and plans and

implements program activities as appropriate.

 

9-  Mentor, Coach, and develop the strategic and critical thinking of Regional Directors

 

10- Act as internal agent of change, consistently challenging supervisors, leaders and staff to innovate in their current work to expand the local’s capacity to win on behalf of the members.

 

11- Embrace, support and promote the organizations’ core values, beliefs and culture including: maintain high ethical standards; training, developing, nurturing and mentoring all staff members; and encouraging team work and participation by all staff and members.

 

12- Identify learning opportunities, trainings and other staff development needs of supervisory staff and their teams. 

 

13- Represent Local2015 at various SEIU and other organizational functions as requested.

 

14- Evaluate and make recommendations for development of staff, promotions of existing staff or hiring for new recruits.

 

15- Problem solve and address the work-related concerns of subordinate staff;

 

16- Cover for Member Strength Regional Directors vacations and trouble shooting difficult situations and projects, as needed;

Other duties as assigned.
 

Qualifications:

 

  • Advanced leadership skills in areas of collective bargaining, training, communication, facilitation, strategic analysis and planning, development and team building.
  • Work effectively with members and staff from diverse ethnic, social and economic groups
  • Exercise excellent judgment while working under extreme pressure
  • Establish and uphold organizational priorities and standards
  • Manage leadership of multiple teams in multiple/large geographic areas 
  • Develop, mentor and hold member leaders and staff accountable to expectations
  • Work effectively as part of senior leadership team.
  • Directors may be required to work long and irregular hours, and to work on weekends and holidays when necessary.
  • Bilingual skills preferred.
  • Willingness to work long and irregular hours, often including nights and weekends.
  • A strong commitment to building a progressive labor movement through organizing the unorganized.
  • 10+ years of experience in union or community organizing and representation leading a team of at least four or more staff.  
  • 10+ years more of supervisory experience
  • 10+ years of advocacy and/or organizing work
  • Proven ability to develop effective strategies and lead teams in variety of assignments
  • Proven ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Proven ability to provide effective leadership 
  • Experience working as part of a team highly desirable.
  • Must possess a valid California driver’s license, auto insurance that covers business driving, and an automobile for business use.

 

Physical Requirements: Work is generally performed in the field with members and outside constituents.  Long and irregular hours required.  Travel required. 

 

Scope and Nature of Supervision:
 

The Statwide Director of Internal Organizing  reports directly to the Officers and/or Chief of Staff. Supervision and direction may change depending on the focus of work.

 

 

Application Requirements:

 

A resume is required for all applications and a cover letter is highly suggested.  Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for us, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan. 

 

 

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SEIU Local 2015 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

ID
2017-2372
US-IL-Chicago
2 months ago

 

SEIU Local 1 (Service Employees International Union)

 

Job Title:   Union Organizer                                                                       

Location:    Chicago, IL

 

 

 

SEIU Local 1 has been on the cutting edge of building the power of low-wage workers in service industries and fighting in larger struggles for social justice on issues such as health care, immigration and education reform.

 

We are now hiring Organizers in Chicago, IL to work on exciting campaigns to support workers who are forming unions in their workplaces.

 

 

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Conducting broad and intensive outreach efforts to low-wage workers. 
  • Building one-on-one relationships with workers. 
  • Identifying and developing leaders to guide and lead campaigns.
  • Conducting individual/group meetings with workers to discuss and plan organizing campaigns.
  • Motivating individual workers and groups of workers to take action.
  • Engaging workers in broader union efforts to bring pressure to bear on industry sectors.
  • Coordinating with workers to gather information that is useful in identifying opportunities for membership growth and mobilization.
  • Working to involve community allies in organizing campaigns.
  • Other duties as assigned

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends.
  • Capacity to work independently and with a team.
  • The ability to make and follow through on a work plan.
  • Strong inter-personal communication and listening skills.
  • Basic writing and computer skills.
  • The ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Willingness to conduct house visits and worksite visits. 
  • Previous experience in union or community organizing is desirable but not required.
  • A demonstrated commitment to social justice is required.
  • A valid U.S. driver’s license, auto insurance and automobile that can be used for daily work purposes are required.
  • Fluency in English/Spanish desirable, but not required.
  • If offered a position, relocation to Chicago, Illinois is required.  Relocation costs are NOT covered by SEIU Local 1.

SALARY & BENEFITS

 

·         Salary is competitive and negotiable (based on the Staff Union Contract).

·         Full benefits package, including health insurance, a pension plan, paid vacation, car allowance provided.

 

 

Application Requirements:

 

A resume is required for all applications and a cover letter is highly suggested.  Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for us, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan. 

 

 

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SEIU  Local 1 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

ID
2017-2434
US-MN-Minneapolis
2 months ago

SEIU (The Service Employees International Union)

 

Union Organizer-in-Training / Higher Education  Campaigns

Minneapolis, MN

 

We are seeking energetic and passionate individuals interested in starting social justice careers in labor organizing. 

 

For 100 years, SEIU has been helping workers stand up for their rights, fighting for dignity, respect and better conditions in workplaces and communities.  With a membership 2.1 million strong, SEIU is the fastest-growing union in the United States and our diverse leaders and staff support workers as they speak out for good jobs and better lives for themselves and their families.

 

The SEIU Organizer-in-Training (OIT) Program is a 12-month training program.  As an Organizer-in-Training with the SEIU, you will be assigned to organizing campaigns, trained on the fundamentals of union organizing and will have the opportunity to learn the skills needed to help workers build power in the workplace.   

 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Conducting broad and intensive outreach efforts to non-union workers.
  • Building one-on-one relationships with workers.
  • Identifying, recruiting and developing worker leaders.
  • Conducting individual and group meetings with workers to move organizing campaigns forward.
  • Engaging, motivating and mobilizing workers to take action.
  • Planning and carrying out actions and events to support worker organizing efforts.

Required Qualifications:   

  • Demonstrated commitment to social and economic justice.
  • Ability and willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends.
  • Excellent listening, oral and written communication skills.
  • Basic computer literacy and ability to learn the organization’s technology tools. 
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team.
  • Willingness to conduct work site and home visits.
  • Strong planning, time-management and problem-solving skills.
  • Willingness to work with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  • Possession of a valid U.S. driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, and an automobile for business use.
  • Ability and willingness to travel on a frequent and extensive basis is required.
  • If offered an Organizer-in-Training position, you will be required to relocate to Minneapolis, MN. Relocation costs are not covered by SEIU. 

Compensation:

  • Salary and benefits are set by collective bargaining agreement.  Salary is $40,000/annual and benefits include fully employer-paid health benefits package, $570/month car allowance, $60/month cell phone allowance, and other benefits outlined in the policies of SEIU and the staff union contract.  This is a full-time, salaried, over-time exempt position. 

Application Requirements:

 

A cover letter is required for all applications.  Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for SEIU, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan. 

 

SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer

ID
2017-2439
US-FL-Orlando
2 months ago

SEIU (The Service Employees International Union)

 

Union Organizer-in-Training / Higher Education  Campaigns

 

Orlando, Florida

 

We are seeking energetic and passionate individuals interested in starting social justice careers in labor organizing. 

 

For 100 years, SEIU has been helping workers stand up for their rights, fighting for dignity, respect and better conditions in workplaces and communities.  With a membership 2.1 million strong, SEIU is the fastest-growing union in the United States and our diverse leaders and staff support workers as they speak out for good jobs and better lives for themselves and their families.

 

The SEIU Organizer-in-Training (OIT) Program is a 12-month training program.  As an Organizer-in-Training with the SEIU, you will be assigned to organizing campaigns, trained on the fundamentals of union organizing and will have the opportunity to learn the skills needed to help workers build power in the workplace.   

 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Conducting broad and intensive outreach efforts to non-union workers.
  • Building one-on-one relationships with workers.
  • Identifying, recruiting and developing worker leaders.
  • Conducting individual and group meetings with workers to move organizing campaigns forward.
  • Engaging, motivating and mobilizing workers to take action.
  • Planning and carrying out actions and events to support worker organizing efforts.

Required Qualifications:   

  • Demonstrated commitment to social and economic justice.
  • Ability and willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends.
  • Excellent listening, oral and written communication skills.
  • Basic computer literacy and ability to learn the organization’s technology tools. 
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team.
  • Willingness to conduct work site and home visits.
  • Strong planning, time-management and problem-solving skills.
  • Willingness to work with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  • Possession of a valid U.S. driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, and an automobile for business use.
  • Ability and willingness to travel on a frequent and extensive basis is required.
  • If offered an Organizer-in-Training position, you will be required to relocate to Orlando, Florida. Relocation costs are not covered by SEIU. 

Compensation:

  • Salary and benefits are set by collective bargaining agreement.  Salary is $40,000/annual and benefits include fully employer-paid health benefits package, $570/month car allowance, $60/month cell phone allowance, and other benefits outlined in the policies of SEIU and the staff union contract.  This is a full-time, salaried, over-time exempt position. 

Application Requirements:

 

A cover letter is required for all applications.  Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for SEIU, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan. 

 

SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer

ID
2017-2440
US-NC-Durham
1 month ago

SEIU (The Service Employees International Union)

 

Union Organizer-in-Training / Higher Education  Campaigns

 

Durham, North Carolina

 

We are seeking energetic and passionate individuals interested in starting social justice careers in labor organizing. 

 

For 100 years, SEIU has been helping workers stand up for their rights, fighting for dignity, respect and better conditions in workplaces and communities.  With a membership 2.1 million strong, SEIU is the fastest-growing union in the United States and our diverse leaders and staff support workers as they speak out for good jobs and better lives for themselves and their families.

 

The SEIU Organizer-in-Training (OIT) Program is a 12-month training program.  As an Organizer-in-Training with the SEIU, you will be assigned to organizing campaigns, trained on the fundamentals of union organizing and will have the opportunity to learn the skills needed to help workers build power in the workplace.   

 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Conducting broad and intensive outreach efforts to non-union workers.
  • Building one-on-one relationships with workers.
  • Identifying, recruiting and developing worker leaders.
  • Conducting individual and group meetings with workers to move organizing campaigns forward.
  • Engaging, motivating and mobilizing workers to take action.
  • Planning and carrying out actions and events to support worker organizing efforts.

Required Qualifications:   

  • Demonstrated commitment to social and economic justice.
  • Ability and willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends.
  • Excellent listening, oral and written communication skills.
  • Basic computer literacy and ability to learn the organization’s technology tools. 
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team.
  • Willingness to conduct work site and home visits.
  • Strong planning, time-management and problem-solving skills.
  • Willingness to work with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  • Possession of a valid U.S. driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, and an automobile for business use.
  • Ability and willingness to travel on a frequent and extensive basis is required.
  • If offered an Organizer-in-Training position, you will be required to relocate to Durham, North Carolina. Relocation costs are not covered by SEIU. 

Compensation:

  • Salary and benefits are set by collective bargaining agreement.  Salary is $40,000/annual and benefits include fully employer-paid health benefits package, $570/month car allowance, $60/month cell phone allowance, and other benefits outlined in the policies of SEIU and the staff union contract.  This is a full-time, salaried, over-time exempt position. 

Application Requirements:

 

A cover letter is required for all applications.  Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for SEIU, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan. 

 

SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer

ID
2017-2493
US-IA-Des Moines
1 month ago

SEIU (The Service Employees International Union)

 

Union Organizer-in-Training / Higher Education  Campaigns

 

Des Moines, Iowa

 

We are seeking energetic and passionate individuals interested in starting social justice careers in labor organizing. 

 

For 100 years, SEIU has been helping workers stand up for their rights, fighting for dignity, respect and better conditions in workplaces and communities.  With a membership 2.1 million strong, SEIU is the fastest-growing union in the United States and our diverse leaders and staff support workers as they speak out for good jobs and better lives for themselves and their families.

 

The SEIU Organizer-in-Training (OIT) Program is a 12-month training program.  As an Organizer-in-Training with the SEIU, you will be assigned to organizing campaigns, trained on the fundamentals of union organizing and will have the opportunity to learn the skills needed to help workers build power in the workplace.   

 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Conducting broad and intensive outreach efforts to non-union workers.
  • Building one-on-one relationships with workers.
  • Identifying, recruiting and developing worker leaders.
  • Conducting individual and group meetings with workers to move organizing campaigns forward.
  • Engaging, motivating and mobilizing workers to take action.
  • Planning and carrying out actions and events to support worker organizing efforts.

Required Qualifications:   

  • Demonstrated commitment to social and economic justice.
  • Ability and willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends.
  • Excellent listening, oral and written communication skills.
  • Basic computer literacy and ability to learn the organization’s technology tools. 
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team.
  • Willingness to conduct work site and home visits.
  • Strong planning, time-management and problem-solving skills.
  • Willingness to work with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  • Possession of a valid U.S. driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, and an automobile for business use.
  • Ability and willingness to travel on a frequent and extensive basis is required.
  • If offered an Organizer-in-Training position, you will be required to relocate to Des Moines, Iowa. Relocation costs are not covered by SEIU. 

Compensation:

  • Salary and benefits are set by collective bargaining agreement.  Salary is $40,000/annual and benefits include fully employer-paid health benefits package, $570/month car allowance, $60/month cell phone allowance, and other benefits outlined in the policies of SEIU and the staff union contract.  This is a full-time, salaried, over-time exempt position. 

Application Requirements:

 

A cover letter is required for all applications.  Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for SEIU, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan. 

 

SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer

ID
2017-2494
US-MO-St. Louis
1 month ago

SEIU (The Service Employees International Union)

 

Union Organizer-in-Training / Higher Education  Campaigns

 

St. Louis, MO

 

We are seeking energetic and passionate individuals interested in starting social justice careers in labor organizing. 

 

For 100 years, SEIU has been helping workers stand up for their rights, fighting for dignity, respect and better conditions in workplaces and communities.  With a membership 2.1 million strong, SEIU is the fastest-growing union in the United States and our diverse leaders and staff support workers as they speak out for good jobs and better lives for themselves and their families.

 

The SEIU Organizer-in-Training (OIT) Program is a 12-month training program.  As an Organizer-in-Training with the SEIU, you will be assigned to organizing campaigns, trained on the fundamentals of union organizing and will have the opportunity to learn the skills needed to help workers build power in the workplace.   

 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Conducting broad and intensive outreach efforts to non-union workers.
  • Building one-on-one relationships with workers.
  • Identifying, recruiting and developing worker leaders.
  • Conducting individual and group meetings with workers to move organizing campaigns forward.
  • Engaging, motivating and mobilizing workers to take action.
  • Planning and carrying out actions and events to support worker organizing efforts.

Required Qualifications:   

  • Demonstrated commitment to social and economic justice.
  • Ability and willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends.
  • Excellent listening, oral and written communication skills.
  • Basic computer literacy and ability to learn the organization’s technology tools. 
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team.
  • Willingness to conduct work site and home visits.
  • Strong planning, time-management and problem-solving skills.
  • Willingness to work with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  • Possession of a valid U.S. driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, and an automobile for business use.
  • Ability and willingness to travel on a frequent and extensive basis is required.
  • If offered an Organizer-in-Training position, you will be required to relocate to St. Louis, MO . Relocation costs are not covered by SEIU. 

Compensation:

  • Salary and benefits are set by collective bargaining agreement.  Salary is $40,000/annual and benefits include fully employer-paid health benefits package, $570/month car allowance, $60/month cell phone allowance, and other benefits outlined in the policies of SEIU and the staff union contract.  This is a full-time, salaried, over-time exempt position. 

Application Requirements:

 

A cover letter is required for all applications.  Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for SEIU, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan. 

 

SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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2017-2503

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