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SEIU Local 1

SEIU Local 1


Internal Organizer

Based in Detroit, MI


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducting broad and intensive outreach efforts to low-wage workers.
  • Building one-on-one relationships with workers.
  • Identifying and developing leaders to guide and lead campaigns.
  • Conducting individual/group meetings with workers to discuss and plan organizing campaigns.
  • Motivating individual workers and groups of workers to take action.
  • Engaging workers in broader union efforts to bring pressure to bear on industry sectors.
  • Coordinating with workers to gather information that is useful in identifying opportunities for membership growth and mobilization.
  • Working to involve community allies in organizing campaigns.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications:

  • Willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends.
  • Capacity to work independently and with a team.
  • The ability to interpret and effectively communicate about collective bargaining agreements and other written materials.
  • The ability to make and follow through on a work plan.
  • Sharp communications skills, basic writing and computer skills.
  • The ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Willingness to conduct house visits and site visits.
  • Previous experience in union or community organizing is desirable.
  • A demonstrated commitment to social justice is required.
  • A car and a valid driver’s license are required.
  • Fluency in Arabic and Spanish is a major plus.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary is competitive and negotiable (based on the Staff Union Contract).
  • Full benefits package including health insurance, a pension plan and paid vacation.
  • Car allowance.

To Apply
Submit a cover letter and résumé at: http://seiu1.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2kqigcktzwq

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