United Farm Workers

United Farm Workers

Internal Organizing Coordinator

Based in Santa Rosa, CA


Job details
Salary: $59,000 a year
Job Type: Full-time

Full Job Description
The United Farm Workers is seeking a talented and motivated Internal Organizing Coordinator to be part of the Farm Worker Movement in Santa Rosa, California.

The Internal Organizing Coordinator develops, coordinates, and executes operational plans to meet or exceed the needs of union members while actively involved in membership growth initiatives, develops or adopts organizational strategies that support benefit programs, membership growth and renewal of contracts and directs programs that support the development of the membership worker board and stewards under the direction of the Regional Director or Fund Manager. This is not an office job.


  • Develop, direct, and execute operational plans adhering to the UFW vision using adopted management by results methods.
  • Establish processes to identify and maximize financial resources and use technology to control cost.
  • Design and implement procedures to maintain accurate information including grievance, arbitration, and other membership records.
  • Implement training models for worker boards and execute strategies that encourage effective problem solving among staff, workers and employers under contract.
  • Cultivate a philosophy of membership growth and participation by creating effective partnerships, communicating effectively and empowering workers.
  • Use of cutting edge technologies and databases.
  • Identify ways UFW relationship can bring value to contract employers.
  • Renegotiate current contracts prior to expiration
  • Supervise staff as needed.
  • Must have good organizational skills and ability to work independently. Must be familiar with the history and mission of the UFW and be willing to make long-term commitment.


  • HS Diploma or GED and equivalent experience. Associates Degree preferred but not necessary.
  • Three (3) years’ experience in contract organizing and representational organizing including one (1) year experience in campaign management
  • Ability to design and implement creative and innovative strategies which result in membership growth.
  • Must be proficient with MS office applications (Word, Excel, E-mail and Internet).
  • Ability to speak, write, read Spanish and English is required

COMPENSATION: Starting salary of $59,000 a year. Benefits package that includes family medical, dental, vision, pension, 401k, 5 Paid Sick Days, 10 paid holidays & paid vacations.

UFW believes a strong commitment to equal employment opportunity is more than a legal and moral obligation - it is also sound business practice to realize the potential of every individual. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at UFW will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Except where required or permitted by law, employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex/gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, age, or any characteristic protected by law.

UFW believes in second chances. As an organization, we will rely on individualized assessments in the hiring of those with past criminal convictions. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for a position fighting for our immigrant communities!

This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, counseling, discipline, termination, access to benefits and training. UFW will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with qualified disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
UFW is an Equal Opportunity Employer

To Apply:
Please send cover letter and résumé to: sreid@ufw.org

Only résumés sent with cover letters will be considered.

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