United Healthcare Workers East

Fight for $15 Organizer

Based in Baltimore, MD

POSITION TITLE: Fight for $15 Organizer
AREA: Baltimore, Maryland
ASSIGNMENT: New Organizing
REPORTS TO: Coordinator

Previous experience with a Healthcare institution as a Union Organizer, Delegate or Activist preferred; Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures; Demonstrated leadership skills and organizing ability; Ability to work independently, solve problems, and manage time and priorities; Willingness to work long hours, including nights and weekends; Good listener; Good verbal and written communication skills; Must possess a valid driver’s license.


  • Identify health care and human service workers who are interested in joining the Fight For $15 and a Union;
  • Meet with workers (one-on-one meetings, phone calls, leafleting, house visits, and small group meetings) to discuss benefits of a Union;
  • Train and support workers to take action, organizer a Union drive, and become leaders in the workplace;
  • Assist in supporting actions, rallies, events and strikes.
  • Build support among current union membership for Fight For $15 and a Union.
  • Distribute leafleting, bulletins and Union Information.
  • Participate in Union-wide activities and campaigns.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Work with local community organizations to support workers across the industry(s)

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this title. They do not include all job duties performed by employees in the title and every position does not necessarily require the same duties.

All interested persons meeting the minimum qualifications are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter to Ricarra Jones at ricarra.jones@1199.org.

Applications will be accepted until September 30, 2017.

1199SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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