SEIU 775

SEIU 775

Homecare Organizer
Member Programs and Participation Department

Based in Olympia, WA
covering SW Washington

Reports To: Field Manager, Member Programs and Participation Department
Included in the Staff Bargaining Unit: (classified in the Organizer or Senior Organizer schedule) this is a full-time, salaried, overtime-exempt position.
Office Location: Olympia, WA
Turf Location: SW Washington

Special Qualifications: Bilingual or multilingual fluency in English and relevant languages such as (but not limited to) Spanish or Russian is a big plus for this job.

The homecare organizers of SEIU 775 played a key role in the fight to increase the minimum wage in Seattle and statewide, and we were pioneers in Seatac fight for $15. Come join the team that helped to organize those movements and be a part of the great battles to come.

Bring your skills to the leading progressive union, where your organizing will make a real difference. Join a team of highly competent organizers and help to build power and make a movement for homecare workers in Southwest Washington.

Excellent salary depending on experience. 775 staff enjoy top notch benefits including comprehensive health benefits for employee and eligible dependents, domestic partner benefits, auto and cell phone allowance, generous holidays and vacation policies, and both a pension and a 401(K) Plan.

Requirements Include: Personal commitment to the mission and goals of SEIU 775 is a requirement of this position (see www.seiu775.org and www.seiu.org). Experience with the following types of employers is highly valued: social justice organizations, labor unions, progressive issue advocacy organizations, community and social service organizations, political campaigns and elected officials.


  • A drivers’ license, a car, automobile insurance, and a cell phone with NW regional coverage are all requirements of this position.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English are requirements of this position.
  • Basic computer literacy and a willingness and ability to learn the organization’s technology tools is a requirement.
  • Willingness to work long, irregular hours, including evenings and weekends, is required
  • Willingness and ability to travel is a requirement, including frequent travel within the assigned turf and occasional travel throughout WA and other locations, including overnight travel.
  • Strong personal planning, motivation, and time management skills and ability to work with people from other cultures and backgrounds are necessary skills.
  • The ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment are considered key components to achieving organizer performance standards.
  • The organizer must reside within the assigned turf.

SEIU 775 is committed to providing staff development opportunities and resources. We recognize that the majority of an organizer’s skill development happens through on through on the job experience, especially in the first year of employment. This position has advancement opportunities to a Senior Organizer position.

Compensation: Salary and benefits are set by collective bargaining agreement; pay ranges from low- $52k to $71k (actual offer based on experience). 775 staff enjoy top notch benefits including comprehensive health benefits, major medical, dental and vision for employee and eligible dependents, domestic partner benefits, auto and cell phone allowance, paid parking, fitness reimbursement, generous holidays and vacation policies, and both a pension plan and a 401(K) Plan.

To Apply: Submit cover letter, résumé, and three references with current contact information. These may be entered as text, or attached during the application process on the SEIU 775 Career Site.

SEIU 775 is an affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates without regard for race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, creed, gender, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, the presence of sensory, mental or physical disability, or any other discrimination prohibited by law. SEIU 775 works to ensure fair treatment of applicants and employees and actively enforces policies against discrimination and sexual harassment.

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