Service Employees International Union, Bi-lingual English Spanish Union Organizer, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 7924
Sat, February 15, 2014
SEIU Texas unites janitors, food service workers, hospital employees and county/municipal employees from across our state. We live and work in Corpus Christi, Dallas, El Paso, Houston, San Antonio and Hidalgo County.
We are now hiring an organizer in Houston to join an exciting team of organizers who are dedicated to build power for 3,500 working families in a right to work state.
KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
*Work with diverse team and diverse group of workers in a right to work environment.
*Recruit and develop leaders to take action/mobilize in their workplace, community, political and any external campaigns.
*Maintain and grow membership
*Maintain accurate and detailed information on worksites and track individuals’ info and assignments.
*As needed, gather information for legal action to protect peoples’ rights.
*Work with leaders and committees to educate, agitate and motivate people to action.
*Participate effectively on a team of organizers and researchers to plan and implement new worker organizing & issue-driven community based social justice campaigns
*Other duties that may not included in this job description as required by organization
*Commitment to social justice.
*Strong written and verbal communication skills.
*Ability to effectively plan and implement work and manage time, as part of a team and individually.
*Willingness to work long and irregular hours.
*Experience and knowledge of computer programs is a plus (including word processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheet and database software).
*Driver’s license and reliable car.
*Must be bilingual (English/Spanish).
*Previous experience in union organizing is a plus
SALARY & BENEFITS
*Salary is competitive and negotiable.
*Full benefits package including health insurance, a pension plan and paid vacation.
SEIU Texas is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.
See BTT Gateway Job ID 7924