SEIU Local 105

SEIU Local 105

Property Services Internal Organizer

Based in Denver, CO


About our Union
"Our union is growing and has new opportunities for smart, dedicated, and passionate people looking to work in a dynamic, progressive, and innovative labor union."

The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is the largest and fastest-growing union in North America, with 2 million members in Healthcare, Property Services, and Public Services. SEIU is the nation’s largest healthcare union and is working to expand access to quality, affordable and secure healthcare for all. SEIU Local 105 is a growing union and represents over 7,000 healthcare and property service workers in Colorado, but concentrated in the Denver Metro area.

Are you ready to be challenged and inspired? Are you ready to do meaningful work and be part of struggles that you would tell your friends and/or grandkids about? Are you ready to do multi-faceted work that builds power for working people? If so, we want to hear from you!

About the Position
Hiring immediately, full-time Internal Organizer to support an SEIU Local based in Denver, Colorado.


  • Effectively recruit and mentor new leaders
  • Foster worksite communication and leadership structures
  • Develop and execute internal organizing and bargaining support campaigns
  • Develop and execute plans for worksite campaigns for specific issues including budget concerns, contract negotiations, health & safety, etc
  • Enforce contracts
  • Conduct worksite meetings and labor-management meetings
  • Encourage participation in political and lobbying activities
  • Prepare and manage work plans, calendars, files, reports, and other records
  • Ability to build and maintain a leadership structure of worksite leaders and activists, including executive board members
  • Ability to take initiative and provide leadership and solutions to issues raised by worksite membership
  • Ability to adapt to highly functioning and fast-paced work environments, as well as able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work with multiple contractors/companies simultaneously
  • Ability to understand how to escalate actions within the worksite to resolve member issues
  • Ability to motivate leaders/activists to take ownership of their union


  • Strong commitment to social justice
  • Bilingual required (English & Spanish strongly preferred)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively plan and implement work and manage time, as part of a team and individually.
  • Willingness and ability to work long and irregular hours, including evenings and weekends
  • Flexibility for travel based on work assignments
  • Experience and knowledge of computer programs is a plus (including word processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheet, and database software)
  • Driver's license and reliable car is a must
  • Motivated self-starter who is also a solid team player
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong personal planning and time management skills
  • The ability to work with people from other cultures and backgrounds
  • Strong understanding of the current labor challenges and how it impacts our industries
  • Ability to solve worksite issues while building leadership and moving workers into action


  • Salary range of $59,000 to $75,000 based on experience.
  • Monthly car allowance of $495
  • SEIU Local 105 staff receive top notch 100% employer paid premiums for benefits including comprehensive health, dental and vision for employee and his or her spouse, domestic partner, and other eligible dependents. Accident, disability/life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance is also provided at no cost to employees. Additionally, employees enjoy generous paid vacation and holidays as well as a pension plan that an employee is fully vested in after 3 years that provides a good defined benefit pension with no employee contribution that lets our staff retire with respect and dignity. Our generous employer paid benefits package is valued at nearly 40% of an employee’s salary.

Application Requirements
A résumé and cover letter are required for all applications. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for SEIU Local 105, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan. Please provide relevant experience if applicable.

To Apply:
Email a résumé with cover letter explaining interest and qualifications to: Alejandra Aguilera, Director of Property Services aaguilera@seiu105.org

SEIU Local 105 is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

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