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Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles | US-CA-Oakland
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/6/2018 5:02 PM)
SEIU (The Service Employees International Union)   Bilingual (Spanish/English)  Union Organizer-in-Training / Health Care Campaigns   Fluency in Spanish & English is required.    Los Angeles, CA and Oakland, CA   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. The OIT program trains labor organizers to assist and  empower non-union workers to join unions and is different  from other training programs that focus on developing  political/electoral or community organizing skills.     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:    - Fluency in Spanish & English is required. - 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 Los Angeles, CA or to Oakland, CA . 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
2018-2569
Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/6/2018 4:54 PM)
SEIU (The Service Employees International Union)   Bilingual (Tagalog/English)  Union Organizer-in-Training / Health Care Campaigns   Fluency in Tagalog & English is required.    Los Angeles, CA   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. The OIT program trains labor organizers to assist and  empower non-union workers to join unions and is different  from other training programs that focus on developing  political/electoral or community organizing skills.     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:    - Fluency in Tagalog & English is required. - 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 Los Angeles, CA . 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
2018-2568
Job Locations US-CA-Oakland
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/2/2018 10:49 AM)
  SEIU  Committee of Interns and Residents  (Service Employees International Union)   Job Title:   External Labor Organizer    San Francisco Bay Area, CA (San Francisco-Oakland)                                             The Committee of Interns and Residents, the largest resident physicians' union in the country, is looking for outgoing, energetic, and intellectually curious candidates to fill labor organizer positions based in the California Bay Area. Our ideal candidate will have a demonstrated ability to excel working on a team and to organize individuals of various backgrounds to support an idea. About Us:   CIR is a nationwide, progressive, member-driven healthcare union representing 15,000 resident physicians. Our vision is to achieve a more just and efficient healthcare system, where residents have a strong voice. Job Description:   CIR is committed to the growth of the organization through strategic organizing campaigns. To accomplish this, we need highly driven and committed individuals who: ●     Meet deadlines and juggle a large workload in a fast-paced campaign environment ●     Make initial contact with potential members ●     Identify and develop resident leaders ●     Research residency programs and healthcare institutions ●     Develop communication materials   What you gain from a position with CIR:   ●     Hands-on campaign experience, with the opportunity to develop and implement new strategies for growing our union. ●     Engagement with physicians on issues related to quality improvement, health disparities and better working conditions. ●     Opportunity to work directly with physicians-in-training, gaining an understanding of front line providers in the hospital setting. ●     Opportunity to work with a tight-knit team of organizers, as well as communications, research, legal, political and contract staff. ●     Opportunity to develop skills in public speaking, health care economics, strategic research, and campaign execution. ●     Competitive salary: $55,000-$77,000; commensurate with experience ●     Excellent benefits package: health, dental, vision, disability, 401(k), pension plan and paid sick/vacation time.    CIR is looking for candidates who have:   ●     Prior union or other organizing experience ●     Willingness to travel nationally, sometimes for extended period of time ●     Strong spoken and written communication skills ●     Ability to work independently, think critically, and operate within a dynamic and complex organizing environment ●     A valid driver's license and auto insurance. ●     Relocation to the California Bay Area is required if offered a position.  CIR does not reimburse or cover relocation costs. ●     Healthcare and constituent list management experience preferred, but not 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 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.      ***********************************   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
2018-2566
Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/2/2018 10:51 AM)
  SEIU Committee of Interns and Residents (Service Employees International Union)   Job Title:  External Labor Organizer                                              Location: Los Angeles, CA        The Committee of Interns and Residents, the largest resident physicians' union in the country, is looking for outgoing, energetic, and intellectually curious candidates to fill labor organizer positions based in Los Angeles, California. Our ideal candidate will have a demonstrated ability to excel working on a team and to organize individuals of various backgrounds to support an idea. About Us:   CIR is a nationwide, progressive, member-driven healthcare union representing 15,000 resident physicians. Our vision is to achieve a more just and efficient healthcare system, where residents have a strong voice. Job Description:   CIR is committed to the growth of the organization through strategic organizing campaigns. To accomplish this, we need highly driven and committed individuals who: - Meet deadlines and juggle a large workload in a fast-paced campaign environment - Make initial contact with potential members - Identify and develop resident leaders - Research residency programs and healthcare institutions - Develop communication materials   What you gain from a position with CIR: - Hands-on campaign experience, with the opportunity to develop and implement new strategies for growing our union. - Engagement with physicians on issues related to quality improvement, health disparities and better working conditions. - Opportunity to work directly with physicians-in-training, gaining an understanding of front line providers in the hospital setting. - Opportunity to work with a tight-knit team of organizers, as well as communications, research, legal, political and contract staff. - Opportunity to develop skills in public speaking, health care economics, strategic research, and campaign execution. - Competitive salary: $55,000-$77,000; commensurate with experience - Excellent benefits package: health, dental, vision, disability, 401(k), pension plan and paid sick/vacation time.   CIR is looking for candidates who have: - Prior union or other organizing experience - Willingness to travel nationally, sometimes for extended period of time - Strong spoken and written communication skills - Ability to work independently, think critically, and operate within a dynamic and complex organizing environment - A valid driver's license and auto insurance. - Relocation to Los Angeles is required if offered a position. CIR does not reimburse or cover relocation costs. - Healthcare and constituent list management experience preferred, but not 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 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.      ***********************************   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
2018-2567
Job Locations US-FL-Miami
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/26/2018 11:53 AM)
  SEIU National Fast Food Workers Union (Service Employees International Union)   Job Title:  Organizer                                            Location:  Miami, Florida    SEIU National Fast Food Workers Union is hiring a full-time Organizer in Miami.  We seek an individual who is interested in a career fighting alongside low wage workers who are leading the campaign to win “$15 and a Union”.    Salary:         Salary is commensurate based on experience.  The Organizer Position is a United Media Guild bargaining unit position subject to a staff union contract.   Reports To: Senior Lead Organizer and Coordinator   Supervises: This position does not supervise staff.   Purpose of Position:        The SEIU-NFFWU Organizer will represent and assist NFFWU in organizing fast food workers and implementing the organizing goals of the Campaign.   About SEIU NFFWU:   SEIU NFFWU is working to expand the movement and deepen the successful fights to raise employment standards and unite workers in organizing their union in the fast food industry through national, state and community campaigns.    SEIU NFFWU is affiliated with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), which has more than 2 million members in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico.  NFFWU is united with those 2.2 million members in a shared belief in the dignity of workers and the value of their work, and in a commitment to a more just and humane society.   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.)   To conduct broad and intensive outreach efforts to fast food workers and other low-wage workers by:   1.    Building one-on-one relationships with workers. 2.    Identifying and developing leaders to guide and lead campaigns. 3.    Conducting individual/group meetings with workers to discuss and plan organizing campaigns. 4.    Motivating individual workers and groups of workers to take action. 5.    Engaging workers in broader union efforts to bring pressure to bear on industry sectors. 6.    Coordinating with workers to gather information that is useful in identifying opportunities for membership growth and mobilization. 7.    Working to involve community allies in organizing campaigns.   EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:   ·         Demonstrated commitment to social justice and grassroots organizing. ·         Possession of excellent listening skills and the ability to comprehend the concerns of others. ·         The ability to make and follow through on a work plan. ·         Sharp communications skills. ·         Basic writing and computer skills. ·         The ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds. ·         Willingness to conduct house visits and work site visits. ·         Ability to manage your time independently and carry out work plans with minimal supervision. ·         Willingness to travel for extended periods of time. ·         Ability to work long and irregular hours, including some nights, weekends, and holidays. ·         Ability to motivate and activate others. ·         Possession of sharp problem-solving skills. ·         Possession of basic map navigation skills a plus. ·         Must possess a valid U.S. driver's license, auto insurance, and an automobile for business use.   Physical Requirements:   The position is nationwide.  Work is generally performed from a field office setting or other location to complete the required assignments of the position.  Long and extended hours and a minimal amount of overnight travel may be required.   Benefits:   SEIU NFFWU staff enjoys top notch benefits including comprehensive health benefits, major medical, dental and vision for employee and eligible dependents, competitive salaries, generous holiday and vacation policies, and a 401(K) Plan.   Application Requirements:   A cover letter and resume are required for all applications.  Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for SEIU NFFWU, and provide examples of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan.   SEIU NFFWU is an Equal Opportunity employer that values and respects the diversity of its staff. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.    
ID
2018-2557
Job Locations US-NC-Raleigh
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/24/2018 2:41 PM)
  SEIU (Service Employees International Union)   Job Title:  Organizing Coordinator I                        Grade:  MGT B- Starting Salary: $74,300/YR Location:  Raleigh/Durham  North Carolina   Summary:   Organizing Coordinator I is responsible for representing and assisting the International Union in carrying out its overall organizing programs with special emphasis on a particular Division industry.  S/he is also responsible for helping to manage multiple organizing campaigns and/or major elements of the SEIU Division Organizing Program; organizing resources offered to locals and/or projects and assisting with overall management of field administration.   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.)   - Supervise, lead, assign, and evaluate staff, including developing individual work plans with staff and overseeing their implementation and evaluation.  - Design and implement staff training and development plans and programs.  - Recruit, interview and recommend hiring staff.  - Review and make recommendations on appropriate allocation of International Union staff and resources.  - Formulate and administer organizing plans and campaign budgets including strategic planning, budget development and office administration. Authorizes expenditures within the campaign budget.  - Works with Regional Organizing Coordinators to coordinate Division organizing goals with the Organizing and Field Services Regional Program.  - Integrates organizing plans with all other headquarter and Field Services programs. Works cooperatively in collaboration with other SEIU local union and International Union staff.  - Maintain day-to-day contact with SEIU leadership; works independently to integrate strategies.  - Performs other duties as assigned in support of the work of the department.     Contacts:   Include SEIU staff, elected leadership; local union leaders; and staff and members; International Union staff and officers.  CTW staff; state federation and central labor council leaders and staff; staff of other unions; public officials; and key staff; and leaders.   Direction and Decision Making:   This position reports to the Strategic Campaign Coordinator and works independently.   Qualifications and Requirements:   - A. degree or at least three (3) years of supervisory experience and five (5) years of related work experience. - Thorough knowledge of labor program planning and development. - Knowledge of strategies and techniques used by SEIU to organize and lead division workers. - Knowledge of unions and their issues. - Knowledge of bargaining, organizing and organizational management - Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to make formal presentations and write advocacy papers. - Ability to use personal computer. - Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures. - Ability to handle multiple “priority” projects and meet established timelines. - Ability to work effectively with elected leaders and staff in complex and sometime political situations. - Ability to conduct training sessions. - Ability to communicate political and policy priorities to SEIU members.   Physical Requirements:   Work is generally performed in an office setting, but may be required to work in other settings conducive to performing the tasks required to complete assignments. Or field work.  Travel and long and extended hours 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.   ***********************************   SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ID
2018-2550
Job Locations US-NC-Raleigh/Durham
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/29/2018 11:19 PM)
  SEIU National Fast Food Workers Union NFFWU  (Service Employees International Union)   Job Title: Senior Lead Organizer                                              Location:  Raleigh/Durham NC     SEIU National Fast Food Workers Union is hiring a full-time Senior Lead Organizer in North Carolina.  We seek an individual who is interested in a career fighting alongside low wage workers who are leading the campaign to win “$15 and a Union”.     SALARY:       Salary is commensurate based on experience.    Reports To: Coordinator   Supervises:  This position does supervise staff.   Purpose of Position:         To represent and assist the SEIU-NFFWU in organizing; to take responsibility for major campaigns and to act in a leadership role with respect to program and other staff; to perform advanced training for organizers, staff, and worker leaders of NFFWU; and to design and implement organizing goals of NFFWU.   About SEIU NFFWU   SEIU NFFWU is working to expand the movement and deepen the successful fights to raise employment standards and unite workers in organizing their union in the fast food industry through national, state and community campaigns.    SEIU NFFWU is affiliated with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), which has more than 2 million members in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico.  NFFWU is united with those 2.2 million members in a shared belief in the dignity of workers and the value of their work, and in a commitment to a more just and humane society.   Primary Responsibilities:   Manages large turf or multiple small campaigns including organizing, comprehensive campaigns, strike actions, and political mobilization/action. Works with field staff and coordinate aspects of the campaign including vision, strategy, timeline, communication, community outreach, and politics. Authority to hire staff, discipline or effectively recommend same. Directs small team of organizing staff including scheduling, assigning turf, debriefing, evaluating and training. Develops and implements training for staff and worker leaders on the campaign to further develop skills and understanding of the campaign. Evaluates staff on their performance while on the campaign. Can oversee management of the campaign data. Performs other duties as required. Must be available for travel with overnight stays required. Long and irregular hours.   Education and experience:   ●       Three to five years of work in labor union and/or progressive organizing. ●       Demonstrated experience in developing and leading organizing campaigns. ●       Previous experience with the labor movement or other advocacy organizations preferred. ●       Must be able to act and organize time with extreme independence. ●       A high level of judgment, ability to take initiative and work independently; must be able to work with elected leaders, worker leaders, and staff in complex and sometimes political situations. ●       Must be able to handle multiple “priority” projects simultaneously and meet established deadlines. ●       Reports to the Organizing Coordinator and/or Organizing Director. ●       Excellent writing, verbal and analytical communication skills. ●       Thorough knowledge of organizing and political campaign strategies. ●       Ability to develop and train staff and worker leaders in the skills needed for the campaign. ●       Knowledge of organizing campaign database management tools such as VAN, Action Network or other similar applications. Skill in the use of Microsoft Office programs. ●       Ability to write and proofread campaign communications materials.    Physical Requirements:    The position is nationwide.  Work is generally performed from a field office setting or other location to complete the required assignments of the position.  Long and extended hours and a minimal amount of overnight travel may be required.   Benefits:   SEIU NFFWU staff enjoys top notch benefits including comprehensive health benefits, major medical, dental and vision for employee and eligible dependents, competitive salaries, generous holiday and vacation policies, and a 401(K) Plan.     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.      ***********************************    SEIU NFFWU is an Equal Opportunity employer that values and respects the diversity of its staff. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.   
ID
2018-2561
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/13/2018 11:43 AM)
  SEIU (Service Employees International Union)   Job Title:    Staff Development Coordinator                                         Grade:  D - Starting Salary : $93,203.00 / Yr   Location:    Washington, D.C.     Purpose:   The Staff Development Coordinator (SDC) is responsible for the development, writing, conducting and facilitating of trainings and other learning opportunities designed to enhance organizing skills and leadership abilities of union organizers within the SEIU IU Organizing Divisions and our affiliated local unions.  A SDC must be able to assess the development of organizers and identify needs and opportunities of organizers to grow and advance to the next level of development and responsibility.  The SDC must be able to conduct and facilitate trainings and learning opportunities in both classroom and other settings.   Primary Responsibilities:    The Staff Development Coordinator will be responsible for:   ·      Developing and executing trainings for union organizers that align with campaign and overall SEIU goals. ·      Creating and writing relevant and effective training materials, including curricula, hand-outs, power point presentations, and interactive exercises. ·      Learning and utilizing creative training techniques and approaches to teach concepts, skills, and best practices of union organizing and staff development. ·      Adapting teaching strategies according to the training audience and applying the best approaches to maximize the learning opportunities of trainees.  ·      Work in coordination with IU Division and/or local union leadership to develop and implement strategic trainings and other staff development components. ·      Work in coordination with IU Divisions on their staff development programs, evaluating their needs and supports implementation. ·      Provides leadership in upholding SEIU’s overall staff development standards. ·      Facilitating and providing feedback in large and small group training discussions, exercises and practice labs to support trainees’ development and enhance their understanding of and ability to utilizing training information and materials in the classroom and field. ·      Conducting new hire trainings and orientations to acquaint new organizing staff to the SEIU and its policies and procedures. ·      Assisting in the recruitment, screening and assessment of organizer candidates; conducting phone and in-person interviews; facilitating group candidate screenings; and assisting with hiring recommendations to SEIU locals and IU Divisions. ·      Assisting in oversight of SEIU Organizers-in-Training and coordinating with appropriate field/campaign managers to ensure each OIT is receiving appropriate training and feedback, and reviews are completed in accordance with relevant SEIU CBA. ·      Working closely with the Center for Organizer Development administrative team to ensure training logistical requirements and needs are successfully executed and met. ·      Additional responsibilities, as may be required, including but not limited to:      Maintaining and updating training materials in training database; maintaining and monitoring a training budget; researching conferences and external training events that would benefit individuals or group staff development.   Direction and Decision Making:   A Staff Development Coordinator is a member of the staff development team of the Center for Organizer Development (within the SEIU National Organizing Program) and reports directly to the Center for Organizer Development Director.   Education and Experience:   Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university; five (5) years of external labor organizing experience; or a combination of a minimum of two (2) years external labor organizing and three (3) years relevant issue-based community organizing.  A minimum of three (3) years of campaign management experience, including supervising, leading and developing organizing teams.  Five (5) years of experience in developing curriculum and training and demonstrated experience with adult education.  Bilingual fluency in English/Spanish is preferred.   Equivalency: A combination of relevant educational work experiences that would provide for the following knowledge, skills and abilities.   Specialized Knowledge and Training   - Extensive experience in developing curricula that is learner-centered, participatory, and incorporates popular education approaches. - Demonstrated ability in adult education, including training and curriculum development. - Demonstrated commitment to progressive social and economic justice. - Demonstrated experience in designing, writing, conducting and facilitating classroom and field-based trainings.   - Demonstrated experience and ability to exercise good judgment, working independently in complex political situations. - Excellent written and verbal communication skills. - Proven ability to build and manage effective organizing teams, and to incorporate effective staff development techniques in their work managing teams. - Proven leadership skills and ability to work with a diversity of people. - Ability to understand and analyze organizational, campaign training and staff development needs to effectively align the same with training curricula, materials and practice labs.   - Excellent listening skills.   - Ability to effectively utilize Microsoft Word, Power Point and other computer software in order to produce effective training materials. - Ability to handle multiple “priority” projects and meet established timelines. - A self-starter with proven ability to work independently. - Ability to work effectively within a team environment. - Driver’s License and the ability and willingness to travel by airplane. - The ability and willingness to travel and work long and extended hours.  Travel will involve an extensive amount of trips, away from home, for days at a time.    Physical Requirements:   Work is generally performed in an office setting, but may be required to work in other settings conducive to performing the tasks required to complete assignments.  Long and extended hours and extensive travel 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.   ***********************************   SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ID
2018-2572
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 5 months ago(10/6/2017 4:10 PM)
  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.      ***********************************   SEIU  Local 1 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ID
2017-2434
Job Locations US-MI-Detroit
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/12/2018 12:33 PM)
  SEIU Local 1 (Service Employees International Union)   Job Title:  Union Organizer                                            Location:  Detroit MI     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 based in Detroit, MI to work on exciting worker organizing campaigns to support non-union workers.   This position may require travel.     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. - Sharp communications skills. - Basic writing and computer skills. - The ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds. - Willingness to conduct house visits and work site visits. - Previous experience in union or community organizing is desirable. - A demonstrated commitment to social justice is required. - A car and a valid driver’s license are required. - Fluency in Arabic is a plus. - If offered a position, relocation to Detroit, Michigan will be required.  Relocation costs are not covered by SEIU Local 1.  SALARY & BENEFITS - Salary is competitive and negotiable (based on the SEIU Local 1 Staff Union Contract). - Full benefits package, including health insurance, a pension plan and paid vacation. - Car allowance. SEIU LOCAL 1 is an equal opportunity employer.     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.      ***********************************   SEIU Local 1  is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ID
2018-2540
Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/26/2018 3:30 PM)
SEIU (The Service Employees International Union)   Union Organizer-in-Training    Los Angeles, CA   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. The OIT program trains labor organizers to assist and  empower non-union workers to join unions and is different  from other training programs that focus on developing  political/electoral or community organizing skills.     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 Los Angeles, CA . 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
2018-2558
Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/3/2018 5:28 PM)
SEIU (The Service Employees International Union)   Union Organizer-in-Training / Health Care Campaigns   Los Angeles, CA   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. The OIT program trains labor organizers to assist and  empower non-union workers to join unions and is different  from other training programs that focus on developing  political/electoral or community organizing skills.     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:    - Bilingual in English/Spanish or  English/Tagalog is highly desired , but not required. - 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 Los Angeles, CA. 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
2018-2529
Job Locations US-CA-Oakland
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/3/2018 5:33 PM)
SEIU (The Service Employees International Union)   Union Organizer-in-Training / Health Care Campaigns   Language Preference: Spanish/English; Tagalog English   Oakland, CA       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.  The OIT program trains labor organizers to assist and  empower non-union workers to join unions and is different  from other training programs that focus on developing  political/electoral or community organizing skills.    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:    - Bilingual in English/Spanish or  English/Tagalog is highly desired , but not required. - 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 Oakland, CA. 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
2018-2530
Job Locations US-MI-Detroit
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/24/2018 3:55 PM)
SEIU (The Service Employees International Union)   Union Organizer-in-Training / Health Care Campaigns   Detroit, MI   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. The OIT program trains labor organizers to assist and  empower non-union workers to join unions and is different  from other training programs that focus on developing  political/electoral or community organizing skills.     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 Detroit, MI. 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
2018-2552
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/24/2018 3:59 PM)
SEIU (The Service Employees International Union)   Union Organizer-in-Training / Health Care Campaigns   Chicago, IL   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. The OIT program trains labor organizers to assist and  empower non-union workers to join unions and is different  from other training programs that focus on developing  political/electoral or community organizing skills.     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 Chicago, IL . 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
2018-2553
Job Locations US-WI-Milwaukee
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/24/2018 4:01 PM)
SEIU (The Service Employees International Union)   Union Organizer-in-Training / Health Care Campaigns   Milwaukee, WI   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. The OIT program trains labor organizers to assist and  empower non-union workers to join unions and is different  from other training programs that focus on developing  political/electoral or community organizing skills.     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 Milwaukee, WI . 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
2018-2554
Job Locations US-FL-Orlando
Posted Date 4 months ago(10/12/2017 3:49 PM)
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.  The OIT program trains labor organizers to assist and  empower non-union workers to join unions and is different  from other training programs that focus on developing  political/electoral or community organizing skills.    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
Job Locations US-IA-Des Moines
Posted Date 4 months ago(11/3/2017 8:06 PM)
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.The OIT program trains labor organizers to assist and  empower non-union workers to join unions and is different  from other training programs that focus on developing  political/electoral or community organizing skills.      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
Job Locations US-FL-Miami
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/2/2018 4:01 PM)
SEIU (The Service Employees International Union)   Union Organizer-in-Training / Higher Education  Campaigns   Miami, 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.  The OIT program trains labor organizers to assist and  empower non-union workers to join unions and is different  from other training programs that focus on developing  political/electoral or community organizing skills.    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 Miami, 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
2018-2527
Job Locations US-WI-Milwaukee
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/10/2018 5:19 PM)
SEIU (The Service Employees International Union)   Union Organizer-in-Training / Higher Education  Campaigns   Milwaukie, WI   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.  The OIT program trains labor organizers to assist and  empower non-union workers to join unions and is different  from other training programs that focus on developing  political/electoral or community organizing skills.    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 Milwaukie, WI. 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
2018-2539

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