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1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East

1199SEIU
United Healthcare Workers East

 

Organizer
New Organizing

Based in White Plains, NY


ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 111219-1
POSITION TITLE: Organizer – New Organizing
ASSIGNMENT: New Organizing
AREA: White Plains
REPORTS TO: Vice President
CLASSIFICATION: Permanent
NO. OF POSITIONS: 1

QUALIFICATIONS:
Previous experience with a Healthcare institution 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.

JOB FUNCTION:

  • 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
  • Recruit member organizers for new organizing campaigns
  • Train and support workers to take action, organize a Union drive, and become leaders in the workplace
  • Have the ability to organize a 100 worker unit campaign
  • 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

GENERAL INFORMATION:
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:
All interested persons meeting the minimum qualifications are encouraged to submit a résumé and cover letter to: anthonyp@1199.org.

1199/SEIU is an equal opportunity employer.

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