NUHW - National Union of Healthcare Workers

National Union of Healthcare Workers

Union Representative / Organizer – North Bay

Based in San Francisco / Bay Area, CA


The National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) is searching for a talented, hard-working individual committed to building a powerful and democratic union.  The successful candidate for this position will have organizing experience and will be values-driven, self-motivated, and resourceful.
The National Union of Healthcare Workers is helping revitalize the labor movement with its commitment to worker empowerment and democratic ideals.
Founded in 2009, we have grown to represent more than 16,000 mental health clinicians, nurses, nursing assistants, medical technicians, clerks, and service workers. NUHW members are leading the fight to improve patient care, raise living standards, and hold healthcare corporations accountable to their employees and the communities they serve. And NUHW-represented mental health clinicians are powerful advocates for ending the stigma surrounding mental illness and enforcing mental health parity rules so that patients get the treatment they need when they need it.
To learn more about NUHW and its values, see the video at NUHW.org/about.
About the Hospital and Nursing Home Division
NUHW's Hospital and Nursing Home Division represents healthcare workers in a wide array of job classifications at hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and jails throughout California. Organizers on the Northern and Southern California teams work in close collaboration with their leads and stewards to represent workers and organize them to wage winning contract campaigns.

  • Ability to motivate and lead workers in struggle
  • Effective communication skills – listening, spoken, and written
  • Capacity to establish and cultivate relationships with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Proficiency in computer applications including Gmail, Word, Excel, and use of the Internet
  • Willingness to work long hours, including evenings and weekends
  • Must have a car, driver license and insurance; cell phone with email capability 


  • Formal and informal negotiating skills
  • Union experience in healthcare, organizing workers already represented under collective bargaining agreements
  • Fluency in Spanish as well as English

For more information about NUHW, go to our website at www.NUHW.org.
Compensation: Salary $62,400-103,000 plus $6,000 auto allowance, employer paid medical and dental benefits for employee and family; life insurance for employee; holidays, sick leave, vacation; HRA and FSA plans; 401(k) with 14% employer contribution.
How to Apply

Put your beliefs and skills into action. Apply today and be part of making history!

NUHW is committed to staff diversity.  We welcome qualified
people of all backgrounds to apply.

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