Organizing Apprenticeship

Based in Washington DC and Northern Virginia
(Montgomery County, or Prince George’s County)


While hospitality workers bore the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 1% have only gotten richer. But workers across the country are organizing and fighting back. Our region is no exception, and we need your help to build working class power in the D.C. area!

UNITE HERE Local 25 is looking for individuals who are passionate about fighting for justice for hospitality workers to join us for our Organizing Apprenticeship. The start date is flexible (though sooner is better). Organizing experience is neither required nor preferred. Good candidates will be flexible, sociable, reliable, and dedicated.

This apprenticeship will train you on basic and advanced organizing skills through shadowing and close work with our staff organizers. You will learn to organize people to stand up for their rights and build worker-led committees to take on multi-national corporations.

Innovative organizing campaigns, deep rank-and-file engagement, and our strong focus on leadership development make UNITE HERE! an exciting place to create change and build power with workers in the hotel, gaming, and food service industries in the US and Canada. For more information on UNITE HERE Local 25, go to: www.local25now.org.

Our goal is to not only organize non-union workers and win campaigns, but also to train effective progressive labor leaders and organizers who can develop creative and strategic campaigns to change the economic balance of power in North America.

You must have the ability to work in Washington D.C., Northern Virginia Montgomery County, or Prince George’s County. Flexibility in scheduling preferred.

To Apply
Interested applicants should send a cover letter and résumé to: bliston@local25now.org.

WHEN APPLYING: Be sure to indicate that you saw this information at UNIONJOBS.COM.