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Organizer

based in Pittsburgh, PA


The LIUNA Mid-Atlantic Regional Organizing Coalition of the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA!), the premier union in the building trades, is seeking a dedicated and creative Organizer to help our union organizing campaigns in Western Pennsylvania, including Pittsburg.

LiUNA! Mid-Atlantic is dedicated to providing family-sustaining wages and benefits to working families. For more than 100 years, LiUNA! has worked hard to build and serve America, as well as to preserve and increase living standards, respect and safety for our members. Please apply today and join a dynamic and dedicated team fighting for working families.

Job Title: Organizer

Salary: Commensurate with experience; all qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Benefits: Excellent Benefits Package – Health care, Dental, Prescription, Vision, Retirement plans, and flexible vacation/time off policy; Car and mobile phone stipends to cover monthly expenses.

LiUNA! is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and people of color are strongly urged to apply.

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conducting broad and intensive outreach efforts to construction laborers.
  • 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.
  • Other duties as assigned

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • A car and a valid driver’s license are required.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in English and Spanish
  • Willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends.
  • Willingness to conduct house visits and site visits.
  • Previous experience in union or community organizing is desirable.
  • Experience in the construction industry is desirable

To apply, email résumé and cover letter to kkeiter@maliuna.org

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