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Organizer
Wisconsin Healthcare Organizing Project

Based in Milwaukee, WI


The Wisconsin Healthcare Project is hiring an Organizer for the Milwaukee area.

Join the Fight for Quality Healthcare
Healthcare services are under attack like never before by profit driven hospital systems and predatory insurance and pharmaceutical companies. The voices of nurses and healthcare workers are being silenced. Wisconsin Healthcare Organizing Project is seeking a full-time organizer willing to join the fight to strengthen the voice of healthcare workers by building a work site representative member driven structure to advocate for its members, patients, and the community.

Job Description:
Organizers are responsible for all aspects of a campaign including building relationships with workers, developing issues-based organizing plans for assigned areas, and increasing and sustaining motivation of organizing committee and activists. This project is a joint venture between the Wisconsin Healthcare Organizing Project and the American Federation of Teachers.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge, experience, and background indicating capabilities in organizing.
  • Demonstrated commitment to empower workers through the labor movement.
  • At least 1 year of previous labor, community, and/or student organizing.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Willingness to take direction and work in a team.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and leadership abilities.
  • Willingness to work nights and weekends as required with some travel.
  • Competency in common office and communications software and technology.
  • Proof of an insured vehicle and valid driver’s license.
  • In possession of an email and text-capable mobile phone.
  • The ideal candidate will be available to start immediately.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organize and mobilize workers.
  • Participate in daily and weekly meetings to discuss progress and plan activities.
  • One-on-one visits, site visits, meetings, and other interaction with potential members.
  • Identify and develop new leaders and activists.
  • Organize and facilitate meetings.
  • Create communication pieces including flyers, emails and social media.
  • Record assessments and other data collected on a daily basis.
  • Take direction on daily and weekly activities to grow membership and accomplish goals.

How to Apply: Please submit your cover letter, résumé and three references by clicking on the link provided below –
https://organizers.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2gb5riupbtm/aaak

Equal Employment Opportunity and all are encouraged to apply.

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