SEIU Local 509

SEIU Local 509

Internal Organizer
Private Sector

Based in Marlborough, MA


SEIU Local 509 is a progressive union organizing and representing human service workers and educators in Massachusetts. We are currently seeking to hire a temporary full-time Internal Organizer to represent private sector human service workers. The term of the contract will be June 9th to December 31, 2021.

General Statement of Duties

  • Develops leaders.
  • Educates and trains officers, stewards, and members.
  • Negotiates contracts.
  • Monitors and ensures contract compliance.
  • Attends labor/Management meetings.
  • Supports organizing of non-union human service workers.
  • Organize around workplace issues.
  • Performs related work as required.
  • Employees should be able to work long and irregular hours.


  • Candidates should have previous experience organizing and/or bargaining.
  • Commitment to the labor movement.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (listening, speaking, and writing).
  • Ability to work closely with a diverse group of people from different back grounds.
  • An insured, registered vehicle and a valid drivers’ license are required.

Supervision Received
Works under the direction of the Private Sector Coordinator, who reviews work for effectiveness, timeliness, accuracy and conformance with rules and regulations.

Supervision Exercised
May supervise interns directly; may provide functional supervision for other employees or members on per diem.

Compensation and Benefits
For an Internal Organizer, the rate of pay is between $73,666 and $83,619 a year depending on experience. We offer an excellent benefits package.

SEIU Local 509 is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply
Applicants should send résumé and cover letter to: jobapplication@seiu509.org.

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