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Internal Organizer Cleveland, Ohio
Summary
Title:Internal Organizer Cleveland, Ohio
ID:1118
Department:Organizing
Description

Internal Organizer
Cleveland, Ohio

SEIU Local 1 has been on the cutting edge of building the power of low-wage workers in service industries and fighting for economic, racial, immigrant and environmental justice.
We are now hiring Internal Organizers in Cleveland, Ohio.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducting broad and intensive outreach efforts to low-wage workers.
  • Building one-on-one relationships with workers.
  • Identifying and developing leaders to guide and lead campaigns.
  • Conducting individual/group meetings with workers to discuss and plan organizing campaigns.
  • Motivating individual workers and groups of workers to take action.
  • Engaging workers in broader union efforts to bring pressure to bear on industry sectors.
  • Coordinating with workers to gather information that is useful in identifying opportunities for membership growth and mobilization.
  • Working to involve community allies in organizing campaigns.
  • Planning and executing site visits and house visits.
  • Process grievances and conduct employer relations.
  • Execute political program.
  • Ability to travel as required for position.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

  • Willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends.
  • Capacity to work independently and with a team.
  • The ability to interpret and effectively communicate about collective bargaining agreements and other written materials.
  • The ability to make and follow through on a work plan.
  • Sharp communications skills, basic writing and computer skills.
  • The ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Willingness to conduct house visits and site visits.
  • Previous experience in union or community organizing is desirable.
  • A demonstrated commitment to social justice is required.
  • A car and a valid driver’s license are required.
  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary is competitive and negotiable (based on the Staff Union Contract).
  • Full benefits package including employer – paid health insurance, a pension plan and paid vacation.
  • Car allowance, tuition reimbursement and other benefits.

 

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