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South Bay AFL-CIO Labor Council

South Bay AFL-CIO Labor Council


Organizer

Based in San Jose, CA
(covering Silicon Valley)


Join our team as an Organizer to engage the community on issues of corporate accountability, voter participation and minority voter access. Organizers will engage voters through door-to-door canvassing and assist in other community activities. Our team is the front line in ground-breaking political reform that addresses the roots of inequality in Silicon Valley and catalyzes change in our communities.

Pay Rate: $24.00/hour
Hours per Week: 30
Schedule: Monday – Thursday 3:30 – 8:30 pm, Saturday and Sunday 10 am – 3pm

As part of the Neighborhood Action Team, you will:

  • Cultivate skills essential to effective organizing strategies and communication practices for local campaigns;
  • Build public support through face-to-face conversations with community members;
  • Grow as a leader to move the needle on issues facing working families, underserved populations, low-income communities, immigrant communities, and people of color; and
  • Be a part of a skilled group of people committed to improving and building power in our communities.

Qualifications:

  • A deep commitment to building power for working families, communities of color, labor, and immigrant communities;
  • Past experience working, interning, and/or volunteering on issue, labor, and/or electoral campaigns preferred but not necessary;
  • Demonstrated ability to meet daily campaign goals;
  • Strong work ethic, responsible, and able to work with minimal supervision;
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and think critically;
  • Ability to work with a team to meet the long-term goals of a campaign;
  • Bilingual in Spanish and/or Vietnamese strongly preferred; and
  • Valid drivers' license and car insurance strongly preferred.

To Apply:
Please contact Dianna Zamora Marroquin at: dianna@southbaylabor.org, or (619) 321-9518 with any questions.

South Bay AFL-CIO Labor Council is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, disability, gender, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or any other prohibited category. We strongly encourage women, people of color, LGBTQ, and all qualified persons to apply for this position.

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