Cy-Fair Organizing Project

Based in Cypress, TX

The Cy-Fair American Federation of Teachers is the leading, strongest union voice for Cy-Fair ISD educators, education professionals, school bus drivers and school support personnel.

To support the work of Cy-Fair AFT and our other AFT affiliates, the Cy-Fair Organizing Project seeks an Organizer to join our skilled team.

Organizers are responsible for all aspects of union organizing including meeting with members, advocating for members with district administration, recruiting new members, developing issue-based organizing plans for assigned areas, and increasing and sustaining motivation of school leadership committees and activists.

Qualifications for Applicants:

  • Knowledge, experience and background indicating capabilities in organizing
  • Demonstrated commitment to empower workers through the labor movement or community or environmental organizing.
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willingness to take direction and work in a team
  • Great interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to build working relationships with educators.
  • Willingness to work nights, weekends and travel as required
  • Computer literacy
  • A commitment to social justice and the mission of Cy-Fair AFT and AFT.
  • Valid driver’s license and insured car.

Summary Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organize and mobilize workers.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision and consistently meet weekly goals.
  • Attend weekly meetings with supervisors to discuss progress and plan activities
  • Engage with members and prospective members on social media, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
  • Provide assistance to members who wish to file a grievance as assigned.
  • Meet with members and non-members at their workplace or their home, conduct 1-1 visits, group meetings and have regular phone conversations with educators.
  • Take direction on daily and weekly activities to grow AFT membership and/or support the strategic goals of AFT. Develop and carry out organizing plans.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The Cy-Fair Organizing Project provides training in all aspects of member representation and organizing for staff to build their skills and grow in the position.

These positions require long and irregular hours, occasional weekend work, and occasional travel out of state.

Salary and Benefits: We provide competitive compensation. In addition, we provide excellent benefits, paid sick leave, 401K, vacation, health insurance.

How to Apply:
Please submit cover letter, résumé and references by clicking on the link provided below –

The Cy-Fair AFT Organizing Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all are encouraged to apply.

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