Part-Time Organizer (PTO)
Brazosport Federation of Teachers

Based in Clute, TX

A Part-Time Organizer (PTO) provides and important function to assist growing a self-sustaining local union. Texas AFT local affiliates have implemented programs for many years to identify and to develop part-time organizers. The PTO will be the key person to implement a strategic organizing plan and work to meet expectations and goals outlined by the program’s coordinator in conjunction with local union leadership.

The PTO will report directly to the Texas AFT PTO Program Coordinator and work directly under the BFT President.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • The following are expectations of a Part-Time Organizer:
  • Coordinate with the Texas AFT PTO Program Coordinator and BFT President
  • Implement strategic organizing plan and progress reports
  • Recruit new union members and identify new union activists/leaders (build the capacity and density of the local union)
  • Conduct worksite and campus visits
  • Maintain a record of organizing conversations (assessments) and provide regular reporting of organizing progress
  • Complete a minimum of 25-hours worked each week over a 20 week period between January and May 2019

Each part-time Organizer will receive the following compensation:

  • Weekly stipend of $375 based on a minimum 25-hours of work completed (stipend payments will be paid bi-monthly)
  • Program is based on a 20 week organizing period while school is in session (January to May 2019)
  • Mileage reimbursement of up to $100 maximum per week based on the IRS mileage rate

A Part-Time Organizer should (1) have union leadership experience; (3) be a team player and capable of planning team meetings and implementing plans; (4) have great time management skills and be an independent worker; (5) experience facilitating conversations; and (5) have strong written and verbal communication skills.

To Apply
Send résumé and cover letter to:

Jude Roberson, President
Brazosport Federation of Teachers

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