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Missouri Workers Center

Missouri Workers Center


Amazon Worker Organizer / Organizer-in-Training

Multiple positions based in St. Louis, MO

 

Job Type: Full Time

Purpose of Position: To engage, organize, and develop a movement of Amazon workers with the power to win concrete improvements in their wages and working conditions and advance a movement to fight racism and secure economic justice for all Missourians. This is a full time position. No experience required. Organizers will receive extensive training and support from veteran organizers with decades of combined experience and integrated into a culture of support and excellence.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
To identify, engage, and develop low-wage workers by:

  1. Building relationships with workers and transforming them into workplace and community activists.
  2. Identifying and developing worker-leaders.
  3. Creating workplace and city-wide, worker-driven organizing committees.
  4. Identifying and coordinating with workers to take collective action and win advancements around workplace and community issues.
  5. Coordinating with workers to gather information that is useful in identifying opportunities for movement building and mobilization.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
No prior organizing experience is required, however, the following will be necessary:

  • A commitment to building a multi-racial workers movement.
  • A willingness to conduct worksite visits and house visits.
  • The ability to be on time and work long and irregular hours, including some nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • A commitment to deep listening, to mastering organizing conversation skills, and to receiving and incorporating feedback from the organizing team.
  • Detail oriented and able to carry out plans with direction from the state coordinator in a timely and effective manner.
  • The ability to make and execute a weekly work plan.
  • Sharp communication, writing and computer skills.
  • Willingness to travel on occasion.
  • Must have a valid U.S. driver's license, auto insurance, and an automobile for business use.
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

To Apply:
Please send résumé and cover letter to info@moworkers.org

About Missouri Workers Center: The Missouri Workers Center is an organization of low-wage workers, Black, white and brown, urban and rural, dedicated to fighting racism and winning economic justice for all.

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