General statement of duties:|
Organizes family child care providers
Develops worker leads
Develops regional organizing committees
Develops and coordinates campaign
Performs related work as assigned
Works under the supervision of the child care team director who reviews work for effectiveness, timeliness, scope, and accuracy in accordance with the needs of the department.
May supervise interns directly or may provide functional supervision for other employees or member organizers.
Examples of duties:
Develops family child care leaders
Assesses worker interest in engaging in the union
Organizes family child care providers to build their political power
Maintains consistent contact with family child care members
Plans regional organizing committee meetings
Maintains files and organizing lists
Develops community/faith based contacts to build support family child care providers
Recruits members for political activity, especially COPE
Recruits member organizers to support organizing efforts
Builds support for organizing among SEIU 509 members
Attends staff meetings and other related meetings and training
Performs work in a timely fashion
Keeps accurate records and files of campaigns
Assists other locals as requested in organizing efforts
Performs related work as required
Bilingual/bicultural candidates are preferred; especially Organizers with Spanish language skills , persons of color encouraged to apply.
Commitment to the labor movement
Ability to move workers through house-calls and one on one conversations
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (listening, speaking, and writing)
Must be able to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to work under pressure
Willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends
An insured, registered vehicle and a valid drivers' license are required
Preferences: SEIU Local 509 is an equal opportunity employer
SEIU Local 509 offers competitive salaries and a full range of benefits. Organizer salaries start at $51,632.76 annually.
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