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Orange County Labor Federation, AFL-CIO

Orange County Labor Federation, AFL-CIO


Project Coordinator

Based in Orange, CA


The Orange County Labor Federation represents more than ninety local unions from every sector of the labor movement with a membership of more than 250,000 working men and women. The Orange County Labor Federation strives to better the lives of all workers. We are currently seeking a motivated individual to fill a full-time Project Coordinator position. The position includes the duties as follow:

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating with locals in gathering information that is useful in identifying opportunities for membership growth and mobilization
  • Write and produce basic campaign leaflets and other materials
  • Building one-on-one relationships with locals and community allies.
  • Manage lists, Access database, assessments, charts and other organizing/campaign tools
  • Assist with member turnout for events and actions held by the OCLF
  • Identify and develop community leaders committed to organizing for jobs and a fair economy.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, including support for other programs.
  • Reports to Organizing Director

Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Prior union and/or community organizing experience.
  • Ability to relate successfully to individuals of all races, nationalities, religions, genders, sexual orientations, income levels, educational backgrounds and occupational groups.
  • Prior experience in grassroots organizing, electoral field work and/or community coalition building.
  • Demonstrated ability to work long hours, independently, under stress and tight timelines.
  • Fluency in Spanish as well as English is preferred, but not required.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications and use of the Internet
  • Must have a car, driver’s license and insurance; cell phone with email capability.

Compensation:
Salary $45,000 Majority employer paid medical, dental and vision benefits for employee and family; holidays, sick leave, vacation; pension and 401(k).

How to Apply:
Email your résumé, cover letter and references to Joline Cruz at: Joline@oclabor.org.

Position open until filled.

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