SEIU Local 509

SEIU Local 509

Internal Organizer

Based in Marlborough, MA


SEIU Local 509 is a progressive union organizing and representing human service workers and educators in Massachusetts. We are currently seeking to hire a full-time Internal Organizer to represent private sector human service workers. This position is temporary and will end in November of 2022.

General Statement of Duties:

  • Develops leaders
  • Educates and trains officers, stewards and members
  • Negotiates contracts
  • Monitors and ensures contract compliance
  • Attend Labor / Management meetings
  • Supports organizing of non-union human service workers
  • Supports building political power for human service workers
  • Performs related work as required


  • Candidates should have previous experience organizing and or bargaining
  • Commitment to the labor movement
  • Fully vaccinated against Covid-19 at the time of hire
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (listening, speaking, and writing)
  • An insured, registered vehicle and a valid drivers' license are required

Supervision Received:
Works under the supervision of the Private Sector Division Coordinator, who reviews work for effectiveness, timeliness, accuracy and conformance with rules and regulations.

Supervision Exercised:
May supervise interns directly; may provide functional supervision for other employees or members on per diem.

Compensation and Benefits:
For an internal organizer the rate of pay is between $73,666. - $83,619 a year depending on experience with excellent benefits. Employees should be able to work long and irregular hours.

SEIU Local 509 is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply:
Applicants should send their résumé and cover letter to: jobapplication@seiu509.org

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