unionjobs.com

1199 SEIU - United Healthcare Workers East

1199SEIU
United Healthcare Workers East


Organizer
New Organizing

Covering New York City / Mid-Hudson / Long Island, NY


ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 040618-2
POSITION TITLE: Organizer
ASSIGNMENT: New Organizing
AREA: New York City/Mid-Hudson/Long Island
CLASSIFICATION: Permanent
NO. OF POSITIONS: 1

QUALIFICATIONS:
Previous experience with a Healthcare institution as a Union Organizer, Delegate or Activist preferred; Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures; Demonstrate leadership skills; Ability to work independently, solve problems, and manage time and priorities; Willingness to work long hours, including nights and weekends; Good listener; Good verbal and written communication skills; Must possess a valid driver’s license; Bilingual skills a plus; must attend and pass SEIU One Day Training/Screening

JOB FUNCTION:

  • Identify health care and human service workers who are interested in forming a Union;
  • Meet with workers (one-on-one meetings, phone calls, leafleting, house visits, and small group meetings) to discuss benefits of a Union;
  • Train and support workers to take action, organizing a Union drive, and become leaders in the workplace;
  • Assist in supporting actions, rallies, events and strikes.
  • Distribute leafleting, bulletins and Union Information.
  • Participate in Union-wide activities and campaigns.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

GENERAL INFORMATION:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this title. They do not include all job duties performed by employees in the title and every position does not necessarily require the same duties.

To Apply
All interested persons meeting the minimum qualifications are encouraged to submit a résumé and cover letter to Annie Wallyn at annie.wallyn@1199.org.

1199SEIU is an equal opportunity employer.

WHEN APPLYING: Be sure to indicate that you saw this information at UNIONJOBS.COM.