Health Professional and Allied Employees

Health Professional and Allied Employees

Full-time Organizer

For covering New Jersey


JOB OPENING: Full-time Organizer

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Please provide via email a résumé and two paragraphs (in the body of the email) expressing what motivates you to organize healthcare workers by Friday, March 3, 2023 for 1st series of interviewing. Applications will be considered as they are received.

Job Duties

  • Responsible for identifying, developing, and sustaining organizing committees of healthcare workers in strategic facilities throughout New Jersey to take collective action for improved working conditions and standards.
  • Responsible for recruiting, developing and maintaining relationships with healthcare workers.
  • Effectively conduct worksite and home visits on a regular basis. Can maintain and move turf, independently.
  • In varying degree, participate in development and execution of strategic campaign plans with the goals, strategies, and tactics necessary to carry out the plan.
  • Build relationships with and mobilize our members to be a part of organizational goals and take campaign assignments. Regular follow up is necessary.
  • Manage accurate worker lists, database, and charts, and provide regular and accurate reports to Director of Organizing or Lead assigned to head up the campaign.
  • Create leaflets, talking points, and other materials for campaigns.
  • Prepare workers to publicly share their stories.


  • Bilingual English-Spanish preferred.
  • Strong commitment to the labor movement
  • Minimum two years successful experience organizing in union, worker center or community context including making effective home calls and one-on-one worker meetings.
  • Experience building, organizing, and maintaining committees in multi-racial workplaces or community.
  • Strong listening skills. Can work independently to achieve goals.
  • Familiarity with New Jersey, community and healthcare issues is a plus.
  • Ability to work varied hours including nights, weekends, and holidays, during peak points in organizing drives.
  • Computer literacy is required
  • Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license are required
  • Applicants must be flexible with regards to geography/be willing to relocate and may require extensive travel

Reports to the Organizing Director.

  • Remote work opportunities may be available during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • HPAE will provide basic training and orientation as needed.

SALARY: Competitive salary and benefits based on staff union contract and experience. Approved expenses will be reimbursed (e.g. parking, tolls, mileage).

Contact Moricka Burgess, HPAE Organizing Director. Email mburgess@hpae.org or call 201-262-5005 ext. 109.

Equal Opportunity Employer and all are encouraged to apply

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