CMRJB - Chicago & Midwest Regional Joint Board of Workers United/SEIU

Chicago & Midwest Regional Joint Board of Workers United/SEIU


Lead Community / Union Organizer

Based in the Warren / Youngstown, OH Metro Area


Workers United is an International Union with a rich history of organizing manufacturing, distribution and service workers throughout the US and Canada. We are now building a coalition to recruit, train and place displaced workers in high wage, union distribution center jobs in Northeast Ohio, and we are looking for a skilled community/ union organizer to join our team.

A qualified candidate must be:

  • A proven leader and a skilled listener
  • An effective communicator – oral and written (Ability to speak Spanish a plus)
  • Willing to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends
  • Capable of building relationships with member organizers and job seekers from diverse backgrounds
  • Willing to relocate to the Warren/ Youngstown OH Metro Area
  • In possession of valid driver’s license
  • 100% committed to social, economic and racial justice
  • Someone with at least 3 years of Organizing experience (labor, student, political, community etc.) required. 2-3 years of union organizing experience strongly preferred
  • A creative, hard worker who is committed to building a successful program

Job responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Working with established community organizations (including high schools and religious institutions) to recruit qualified job seekers
  • Creating a formal orientation and training program for job potential applicants
  • Connecting potential job applicants with locally available training opportunities
  • Collaborating with area union employers that plan on hiring from the program
  • Crafting and implementing effective campaign plans
  • Establishing mutually beneficial relationships with local elected officials and the Northeast Ohio labor community
  • Maintaining and/or supervising the maintenance of charts and campaign data systems
  • Producing quality written campaign materials

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary is competitive and negotiable based on experience
  • Full benefits package including health insurance, a pension plan and paid vacation.
  • Generous car allowance

To Apply
Submit a résumé and cover letter to Pete DeMay at: pdemay@cmrjb.org.

The Chicago and Midwest Regional Joint Board of Workers United is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Women, people of color, those with disabilities, and members of the LGBT community are especially encouraged to apply.

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