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SEIU 775

SEIU 775


Temporary Organizers

Based out of SEIU 775 HQ in Seattle, WA


SEIU 775 is hiring 10-15 Temporary Organizers for a ten-week campaign. Organizers at SEIU 775 identify and develop worker leaders, support worker action, and mobilize members and the community to support a pro-worker agenda. organizers work in coalitions with other unions and community groups to support low-wage worker organizing across industries and across the region and country. Through this work, the organizer will advance the goals of SEIU 775 - lifting caregivers out of poverty, transforming health and long-term care, building strong and sustainable worker organizations, reducing inequality and increasing prosperity for all working people.

SEIU 775 is the long-term care workers union, representing more than 45,000 home care and nursing home workers across Washington State and Montana.

At the end of this exciting five-week campaign, successful organizers may be offered permanent positions with SEIU 775. Permanent employment is not guaranteed.

Women and people of color strongly encouraged to apply.

Qualified individuals will have a personal commitment to justice for working people. Bilingual or multilingual fluency preferred.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A valid drivers’ license, and a smart phone
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Basic computer literacy and a willingness and ability to learn the organization’s technology tools
  • Willingness to work long, irregular hours, including evenings and weekends, including overnight travel and assignments
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 10 weeks at a time
  • Strong personal planning, motivation, and time management skills and ability to work with people from other cultures and backgrounds
  • The ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment are considered key components to achieving organizer performance standards
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds/cultures
  • Ability to work independently as well as on a team
  • Depending on residence, Organizers may be required to be away home up to 100% of the assignment

Compensation: Temporary organizers will be paid $4,427 per month, prorated for partial months, and will enjoy top notch benefits including comprehensive health benefits: major medical, dental and vision for employee and eligible dependents, domestic partner benefits, mobile phone allowance, holiday pay, and one paid time off day. Other benefits are available per SEIU 775 policies.

To Apply:
Interested candidates may submit cover letter, résumé, and three references with current contact information on the SEIU 775 Career Site, or by emailing required documents to jobs@seiu775.org. All email submissions must include "Temporary Organizer" in the Subject of the email. Email submissions will not be accepted for any other job opening at SEIU 775.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
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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