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SEIU Local 503
Stronger Together

 

Internal and External Organizers

Oregon

Oregon's union of 65,000 nursing home, home care, child care and other care providers, public and non-profit workers is conducting a search for union organizers.  We're leading the fight for a just and vibrant society for all Oregonians, and are committed to building a 21st century union.  We seek highly experienced, dynamic workers who will work with talented member leaders and staff.

Internal Organizer
Job Duties:  The principal role of field organizers is to support and facilitate member leadership and action.  Program responsibility for organizing, communications, contract administration, union administration, bargaining, political action, rank-and-file leadership development and interaction with the membership to further established union policy.

Position Requirements: Experience or background which demonstrates capabilities in organizing, bargaining, contract administration, political action, leadership identification and development, and motivating people to take action.  A demonstrated commitment to empowering workers through the labor movement.  Experience working for social justice as an organizer or activist.  Ability and stamina to work irregular and long hours and to attend weekend and evening activities.

External Organizer
Job Duties:  The principal role of field organizers is to support and facilitate worker leadership and action.  This position has program responsibility for organizing, communications, political action, rank-and-file leadership development and interaction with the membership to further established union policy.  Build power by organizing non-union workers with a focus on one-on-one recruiting, house visits, developing community structures to win organizing campaigns.

Position Requirements:  Experience or background which demonstrates capabilities in organizing, political action, leadership identification and development, and motivating people to take action; a demonstrated commitment to empowering workers through the labor movement.  Experience working for social justice as an organizer or activist; ability and stamina to work irregular and long hours and to attend weekend and evening activities. 

Our SEIU 503 staff has a passion to work hard, and enjoys top notch benefits including comprehensive fully paid health, dental and vision benefits for employee and eligible dependents, domestic partner benefits, generous holiday and vacation policies, a monthly car and cell phone allowance, and a 15% employer paid defined contribution 401K.  Compensation range is based on experience, $48,600-$78,200 annually.

We are committed to having an inclusive staff; both to reflect our membership and to model the unity and equity that we seek to create among our communities.  Women, LGBTQ, People of Color, and Immigrants strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply  Resumes describing your relevant experience may be sent by e-mail to: seiu503jobs@seiu503.org

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