1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East

United Healthcare Workers East



Based in New York City, NY

1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East is the largest, fastest growing and most progressive union in the United States, representing over 400,000 hospital, nursing home, homecare and human service workers. The members of 1199 SEIU are driven by a mission to achieve affordable, quality healthcare for all.

Must have a passion for social justice. Previous experience as a Union Organizer, Delegate or Activist preferred; Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures; Demonstrate leadership skills; Ability to work independently, solve problems, and manage time and priorities; Willingness to work long hours, including nights and weekends; Good listener; Good verbal and written communication skills; Must possess a valid driver’s license; Bilingual skills a plus; must attend and pass SEIU One Day Training/Screening


  • Identify health care and human service workers who are interested in forming a Union;
  • Meet with workers (one-on-one meetings, phone calls, leafleting, house visits, and small group meetings) to discuss benefits of a Union;
  • Train and support workers to take action, organizing a Union drive, and become leaders in the workplace;
  • Assist in supporting actions, rallies, events and strikes.
  • Distribute leafleting, bulletins and Union Information.
  • Participate in Union-wide activities and campaigns.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this title. They do not include all job duties performed by employees in the title and every position does not necessarily require the same duties.

To Apply
Résumés should be sent to: davidg@1199.org.

1199SEIU is an equal opportunity employer.

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