Full-Time Organizer
Cleveland ACTS, Alliance of Charter Teachers and Staff

Based in Cleveland, OH


Job Description:
This is a full-time position for a long-term, project organizer to work on organizing campaigns located in Cleveland Ohio. Organizers are responsible for a variety of aspects of a campaign including building relationships with workers, developing issues-based organizing plans for assigned areas, and for recruiting and sustaining motivation of organizing committee members and activists. Union organizing experience is a must. This project is a joint venture with the American Federation of Teachers.


  • Willing to work long and irregular hours
  • Previous Union Organizing Experience as an Organizer
  • Possession of an insured vehicle and valid driver’s license
  • Ability to work with individuals different from one’s self
  • Some experience in community, student, labor, or environmental activism is a plus
  • Bilingual, especially Spanish/English, is a plus

We provide rigorous on-the-job training on how to:

  • Educate workers and build support for the union.
  • Conduct successful organizing conversations—in a range of situations—and neutralize employer misinformation.
  • Overcome the challenges you will face in the organizing process.
  • Work as a vital member of an organizing team that helps build unions that fight for quality public education and social and economic justice.
  • Plan and lead an effective organizing drive.


  • Organize and mobilize workers
  • Attend daily and weekly meetings with supervisors to discuss progress and plan activities
  • Make appointments for site/school visits, one-on-one visits, and other interaction with members and potential members
  • Enter assessments and other data collected in a database on a weekly basis
  • Occasionally, be assigned to other parts of the state or country as required for short periods of time
  • Take direction on daily and weekly activities to grow AFT membership and/or support

Salary and Benefits:
Competitive salary and benefits based on Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Posting Closes:  December 7, 2017

How to Apply:

Applicants should submit their cover letter and resume by clicking on the following link – https://organizers.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2gb5rism0kz/aaak

The ideal candidate should be available to start immediately.

Equal Opportunity Employer and all are encouraged to apply.

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