AFSCME Florida Council 79

AFSCME Florida Council 79

Organizing Coordinator

Based in Florida (Area Negotiable)


Duration: Full-Time
Posting Expires: August 6, 2021

This position is a non-represented position and is primarily responsible for evaluating and training employees and leaders in the field as it relates to organizing. This position is also a hands-on position which requires day-to-day direct involvement in planning, leading, and conducting organizing efforts for Council 79.

This position reports to the President and/or her/his designee and updates them on the progress of organizing on a regular basis.


  • Responsible for leading the Union’s organizing efforts in the most efficient, economical, and effective manner possible.

  • Plans, assesses, and oversees the progress and effectiveness of the program, guides staff and leadership toward successful completion of the organizing projects. 

  • Evaluates, guides, and develops staff on effective organizing.

  • Acts as a mentor to staff and members.

  • Develops and implements trainings and other activities.

  • Capacity to model and coach on all facets of the AFSCME Organizing Model.

  • Performs organizing assignments of all kinds and serves as a role model to staff. 

  • Research potential organizing targets.

  • Analyzes data and applies other criteria to assess possible targets of organizing.

  • Conducts and may lead the investigation of organizing targets to gather data and information, build a list of workers, assesses worker interest, and scouts out the physical plant without divulging the union’s presence.

  • Writes campaign plans and reviews them with the President.

  • Establishes goals and standards and makes appropriate recommendations on the organizing program to the President.

  • Leads and administers organizing campaigns by identifying targets and developing strategic plans.

  • Directs regionally based organizing teams focused on public and private sector external targets.

  • Performs related work as required.


Education & Experience: 

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in labor studies, labor relations or political action or 5-7 years of experience in union leadership acting in an official capacity to plan, administer organizing drives, both internal and external.


  • Advanced knowledge of labor unions and organizing.

  • Advanced knowledge of labor laws, both public and private sector.

  • Advanced ability to plan, organize and coordinate work activities.

  • Advanced ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships.

  • Advanced oral and written communications skills.

  • Advanced ability to analyze research data and make logical conclusions.

  • Skilled in the use of personal computer and associated software.

Travel, Driving & Work hours: 

  • Extended work hours: weekends and extensive travel are required. 

  • Valid Florida driver’s license required.

Salary and Benefits 

AFSCME Florida Council 79 offers a generous benefit package. Salary will be determined by the skills, ability, and experience of the applicant.

To Apply:
Please submit your résumé to Markeyshia Monroe no later than Friday, August 6, 2021, via e-mail mmonroe@afscmefl.org or US mail: 

AFSCME Florida
C/O MarKeyshia Monroe
3064 Highland Oaks Terrace
Tallahassee FL 32301

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