AFT / Health Professionals and Allied Employees (HPAE)

New Jersey

This is an organizing position located in New Jersey with the Health Professionals and Allied Employees. The Organizer is responsible for a variety of aspects of a campaign including building relationships with workers, developing issues-based organizing plans for assigned areas, and for recruiting and sustaining motivation of organizing committee members and activists.


  • Willing to work long and irregular hours
  • Dedicated to social and economic justice
  • In possession of an insured vehicle and valid driver’s license
  • Ability to work with a diverse, multi-cultural membership
  • Ability to work in a team setting
  • Experienced in community, student, labor, or environmental activism is a plus for organizer position
  • Ability to speak additional languages a plus
  • Union organizing experience preferred

Applicants must be flexible with regards to geography/be willing to relocate and may require extensive travel around the state.


  • Organize and mobilize workers
  • Lead Organizing Meetings
  • Attend weekly meetings with supervisors to discuss progress and plan activities
  • One-on-one visits, site visits, meetings, and other interaction with members and potential members
  • Perform administrative tasks necessary for organizing (such as maintaining databases, producing materials, and correspondence)
  • Occasionally, be assigned to other parts of the state or country as required
  • Take direction from lead organizer or organizing director on daily and weekly activities to grow HPAE membership and accomplish goals
  • Identify, recruit, train, develop and inspire healthcare professionals through one-on-one and group communication
  • Build and maintain organized communication structure in the workplace
  • Develop and implement successful tactics to win union organizing elections against employer opposition
  • Organize community coalition and other political actions to advance our movement
  • Help to organize and run large actions such as picket lines, strikes, and marches

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Included in Collective Bargaining Agreement.

How to apply
Please submit a cover letter and resume by clicking on the following link –

Equal Opportunity Employer and all are encouraged to apply.

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