New Mexico Early Educators United (EEU)

Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Roswell, and Santa Fe, NM

Job Title: Organizer
Location: Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Roswell and Santa Fe New Mexico
Salary: Competitive Salary with an excellent benefits package

Early Educators United Overview
Early educators formed New Mexico Early Educators United (EEU) for a simple reason – to create an independent voice for early educators to speak up on state regulations, professional development, and funding that affect their jobs, kids and profession. EEU believes that when we come together, no one stands to benefit more than the children in our care. Through EEU, we bring our experience and wisdom to the forefront in Santa Fe, advocating for our youngest New Mexicans. This is a full-time project-based position to work on organizing campaigns located throughout New Mexico. This project is a joint venture between the American Federation of Teachers and Early Educators United.

Visit EEU a www.facebook.com/EarlyEducatorsUnited.

Early Educators United is affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO. AFT New Mexico represents 23,000 Early Educators, Pre-K-12 and higher education employees in New Mexico.

We seek to:

  • Generate the respect of early educators as well as the public and policy makers by being a powerful advocate for professional life, salary rights, and working conditions of education employees and by being a vital component in the delivery of quality early education in New Mexico.
  • Early Educators United is fighting to fundamentally change education in New Mexico through the collective power of early educators, owners, directors and parents. Our project is ground breaking and seeking organizers who want to be on the forefront of change.

Overview of responsibilities: Organizer
EEU New Mexico seeks organizers to mobilize, recruit, and develop members to win big for early education throughout the state.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Willing and able to work and travel irregular hours (weekend and evenings may be required).
  • Works well with staff and local leaders to recruit new members and build power
  • Develops/maintains a good working relationship local and state leaders, members, potential members and all staff
  • Maintains and produces regular reports as determined by campaign assignments
  • Implements communication and issue education tactics as required by EEU strategic plan in conjunction with other EEU staff in assigned locals
  • Works well with local leaders to recruit new members through organizing and training; schedule informal and formal informational meetings and visits with members and potential members in conjunction with local leaders, organizers and other EEU staff
  • Attends and helps run trainings and meetings as needed.
  • Maintains accurate financial records/expense reports regarding authorized reimbursements and mileage reports

Experience, Skills, Aptitude and Commitment

  • Experience in organizing, recruiting or mobilizing people to achieve a goal is preferred
  • Experienced in identifying and developing leaders
  • Track record of working professionally, in a team and independently
  • Ability to conduct assessments, track data and produce work reports
  • Demonstrated written and verbal competency in Spanish and English preferred
  • Proficiency in widely used computer programs and technology

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Equal Opportunity Employer and all are encouraged to apply.

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