Fellowships

Union Organizer-in-Training at Service Employees International Union

Fields: labor, higher education, healthcare, campaigns, outreach

Location: Florida: Tampa/St. Petersburg, Miami, Orlando – Oakland, CA (especially seeking Tagalog or Spanish speakers) – Raleigh/Durham, NC

Deadline: NA

Details and Requirements: For 100 years, SEIU has been helping workers stand up for their rights, fighting for dignity, respect and better conditions in workplaces and communities. We are seeking energetic and passionate individuals interested in starting social justice careers in labor organizing. The SEIU Organizer-in-Training (OIT) Program is a 12-month training program. As an OIT with the SEIU, you will be assigned to organizing campaigns, trained on the fundamentals of union organizing and will have the opportunity to learn the skills needed to help workers build power in the workplace. The OIT program trains labor organizers to assist and empower non-union workers to join unions and is different from other training programs that focus on developing political/electoral or community organizing skills.

Qualifications: Demonstrated commitment to social and economic justice; Ability and willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends; Willingness to conduct work site and home visits; Willingness to work with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds; Possession of a valid U.S. driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, and an automobile for business use; Ability and willingness to travel on a frequent and extensive basis is required. Salary and benefits are set by collective bargaining agreement. Salary is $45,760/annual and benefits in the staff union contract.

Apply Here: https://bit.ly/2Jyacid

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