Bilingual English/Hmong Union Representative/Organizer
Based in Fresno, CA
Do you want to fix California’s broken healthcare system?
Do you want to play a meaningful role in an innovative, community-oriented union?
Do you like tackling big challenges and projects?
Are you looking for a dynamic team environment where you have opportunities to grow and develop your leadership skills?
Are you committed to helping others unlock and develop their own potential to lead and improve the world around them?
Yes? Great, we’d love for you to check out SEIU United Healthcare Workers-West (SEIU-UHW).
SEIU-UHW is a powerful, cutting-edge union of healthcare workers leading for better health, quality care, and good jobs. With more than 85,000 members working in nearly every part of the healthcare industry, we are the pre-eminent front-line voice on healthcare in California. SEIU-UHW members have a bold strategy to improve healthcare workers’ standard of living and make California the healthiest state in the nation, but we can only make it happen with you. We are seeking great organizers to build, support and develop teams of SEIU-UHW member leaders who:
Successful candidates have a deep commitment to social justice, cultural diversity and an unwavering enthusiasm for bold social change work. Candidates must be able to inspire, challenge and develop workers into leaders, to lead teams and effectively communicate with others. Personal initiative, independent judgment, accountability, planning and organizational skills, and a willingness to embrace new technologies are required. Bilingual skills are preferred.
Working to transform California’s healthcare system often means long and irregular hours, from meeting with hospital workers on the night-shift to helping to enroll community members into healthcare on the weekend. Valid driver license and insurance are required. Please note: This is not a traditional business agent position focused on servicing members.
SEIU-UHW offers a competitive salary based on experience, generous benefits including fully paid family healthcare and a defined benefit pension, and a work environment that values team building, diversity and a culture of feedback and development.
SEIU-UHW is an affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, religion, or disability.
So, are you ready? If yes, bring you passion and expertise our way and apply now!
Please submit cover letter, resume and at least 3 references to our candidate portal at: http://seiuunitedhealthcareworkers.appone.com/.
We are 85,000 healthcare workers who work in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, and in the community as home care providers. Our members are frontline caregivers, including respiratory care practitioners, dietary aides, environmental services and nursing staff. Our mission is to provide quality care for all patients, expand access to excellent, affordable healthcare for all Californians and raise living standards for all workers.
We are led by the largest, most diverse and dynamic leadership body in the labor movement: An Executive Board of more than 200 rank-and-file members.
We dedicate a large portion of our resources to growing our movement of healthcare workers through organizing the unorganized.
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