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AFT West Virginia

AFT West Virginia


Full-Time Temporary Organizer
(January 3 – June 30)

Based in Charleston, WV

 

Public education and unions are under attack. AFT members are fighting back against these attacks and for racial, economic and educational justice for all of us.

The American Federation of Teachers – WV is a 10,000 member union of professionals that champions fairness; democracy; economic opportunity; and high-quality public education, healthcare and public services for our students, their families and our communities.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
This is an entry level position. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with the transition of the membership from payroll deduction to an alternative dues system. This position is a part of a staff team.

This job requires long and irregular hours, some weekend work, and occasional out-of-state travel for limited periods of time.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Willing to work long and irregular hours
  • Dedicated to social and economic justice, and public education
  • Able to work with individuals different from one’s self
  • Experienced in community, student, labor, or environmental activism is a plus for organizer position

SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Convert members and potential members from payroll deduction to an alternative dues system
  • Attend meetings to discuss progress and plan activities
  • One-on-one visits, site visits, in person meetings, phone calls, video meetings, and other interaction with members and potential members
  • Ability to relate to and work with diverse groups of people, as well as an understanding of the daily challenges faced by workers employed in public education
  • Data entry on a daily and weekly basis
  • Ability to work varied hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Must have car and be able to drive and maintain a valid driver’s license.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Competitive Salary and Benefits.

How to Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and résumé by and email it to: falbert@aftwv.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer and all are encouraged to apply.

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