Various Locations throughout the US
(AK, CA, CT, FL, LA, MD, MT, NJ, NM, WA)

American Federation of Teachers (AFT) is seeking qualified organizers in AK, CA, CT, FL, LA, MD, MT, NJ, NM, WA and more for project, local and state positions. Organizers assist building strong democratic unions that lead on the fight for quality affordable healthcare, the promise of equitable public education for all, racial justice and safeguarding our countries democracy. AFT local unions comprise 1.6 million members across the healthcare, education and public services industries.

Job Description:
These are full-time positions for a union organizer. Organizers are responsible for a variety of aspects of a campaign including contacting workers through one-on-one visits, developing issues-based organizing plans, and recruiting, developing and sustaining member leadership through campaigns. We seek organizers of All experience levels whom have a strong commitment to organizing for social, economic, health and educational justice.


  • Must have demonstrated ability to work independently and achieve goals.
  • Must have demonstrated leadership abilities and ability to work with a diverse population.
  • Must be an effective communicator with excellent interpersonal and writing skills.
  • Must be competent in basic computer/web functions, including email and Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of and experience as a member of a union or organizer is desirable.
  • Ability to take direction and work well on a team.
  • Must be willing to work long and irregular hours, including evenings and weekends.
  • Must be available to travel including occasional overnights.
  • Proof of a valid driver’s license and insured vehicle is required.
  • Ability to relocate is preferred.

Salary and benefits:

  • Competitive salary and benefits, including health insurance
  • Paid leave
  • Travel and expense reimbursements.

How to Apply:
Please provide a cover letter, resume, and names, email addresses, and best phone numbers for a minimum of two references by clicking on the link provided below

The ideal candidate should be available to start immediately.

Equal Opportunity Employer and all are encouraged to apply.

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