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United Domestic Workers of America
(AFSCME Local 3930)


Organizer
CCPU-UDW (Temporary)

Based in San Diego, CA


Job Summary:
Under the direction of the Assistant Executive Director, and the State Field Coordinator, the Organizer drives the organizing and field plan of the Local Union. This is a full-time, temporary position that is estimated to last approximately 6 months.

UDWA Overview:
United Domestic Workers of America (UDW) is a diverse, progressive labor organization made up of nearly 100,000 in-home workers across the state who care for seniors, as well as adults and children with disabilities. Child Care Providers United California (CCPU) has come together with UDW to fight for California’s kids. We seek dynamic, committed individuals who will support our members and those for whom they care locally, statewide and at the national level.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop organizing skills of member organizers.
  • Identify, recruit, train and develop union leaders.
  • Assist the Lead Organizer in developing and executing plans for campaigns, including but not limited to, budget issues, contract negotiations, worker safety, etc.
  • Develop various communication systems to effectively reach members and providers.
  • Work to build coalitions with community groups and organizations.
  • Maintain work files and comply with administrative reporting.
  • Mobilize, turnout and engage membership.
  • Union membership meetings, recruitment and PEOPLE fundraising.
  • Mobilize workers around worksite issues, politics, public policy, and other issues affecting the lives of workers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive union or comparable organizing experience.
  • Strong strategic and critical thinking skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Some knowledge of labor rights & contract language, and the ability to learn these quickly.
  • Work effectively in team settings, as well as independently.
  • Effectively prioritize and multi-task assignments and responsibilities.
  • Willingness to work long and irregular hours, often including nights and weekends.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Bilingual skills in English/Spanish strongly preferred.
  • Must possess a valid California driver’s license, auto insurance that covers business driving, and an automobile for business use.
  • Must comply with UDWA’s Driver Policy.

To Apply for This Position:
Mail, email or fax a detailed resume, cover letter, a one-page writing sample and the name, job title, address, and phone number of three professional references to:

Email: jobs@udwa.org
In subject: Title of Position (applying for)

Mail:
UDWA/AFSCME Local 3930
c/o Human Resources
4855 Seminole Drive
San Diego, CA 92115

Fax: (619) 640-9903
Attn: Human Resources

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