Field Coordinator
Huron Valley Area Labor Federation (HVALF)



COMPENSATION: Salary and benefits are competitive, and are commensurate with experience & qualifications
START DATE: January 15, 2017.
APPLICATIONS DUE: December 31, 2017.
COMMITMENT: Candidates must be able to commit to the HVALF through December 2018. 

The Huron Valley Area Labor Federation is a chartered organization of the National AFL-CIO, which brings together local unions from four Michigan counties: Washtenaw, Livingston, Jackson and Hillsdale.  The HVALF works to stimulate and coordinate communications and mobilization activity among affiliates and allies throughout this region.  We focus on supporting the legislative, political, organizing, and solidarity goals of the labor movement locally, but are also involved in building local support for state and national campaigns.  We are led by an elected President and governed by our delegate body. 

This position is fully funded to June 2019 and we intend to maintain it as a permanent staff position.  Candidates who cannot commit to serve to the end of 2018 will not be considered.  The Field Coordinator will work in a six-county region that encompasses the HVALF’s four counties and the two counties overseen by the Monroe-Lenawee Central Labor Council (MLCLC).  The Field Coordinator will report on a weekly basis to the President of the HVALF.  The Coordinator’s work plan will be determined by the President of the HVALF, according to the priorities established at the quarterly meetings of the leaders of the HVALF and the MLCLC.  A more detailed description of the position and its responsibilities will be found HERE

By December 31, 2017, at 5pm, please complete and submit: 1) the attached application, which may be found HERE; 2) answers to the Personal Statement questions on page 3 of the application; 3) your resume; 4) two samples of written work projects you personally completed (e.g., a newsletter, a strategic plan, a piece of campaign literature, an educational flyer, or a PowerPoint presentation); and 5) any other relevant materials.  Please email the complete application package to the Chair of the HVALF’s Personnel Committee, Mark Coryell at hvalfwork@gmail.com and copy HVALF President Ian Robinson at e.ian.robinson@gmail.com.

Our organization is an equal opportunity employer, and we actively seek to build diversity among our officers, staff, and members.  Women, people of color, LGBTQ, Veteran, and disabled candidates are encouraged to apply.

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