UFCW Local 770

UFCW Local 770

Outreach Coordinator

Based in Los Angeles, CA


BACKGROUND: The Center for Worker Training and Leadership, El Centro, is currently a project of UFCW 770. El Centro is building a team of Outreach Coordinators to support and case manage 770 meat packing members impacted by the recent Farmer John plant shutdown. This position requires someone who can motivate and inspire workers to stretch outside their comfort zone, to explore a new union career, and enroll in union training and apprenticeship. This is a limited 2-year grant funded position with possibility for extension.


  • Provide critical resources, services and referrals to Farmer John workers.
  • Help workers make informed decisions by acting as their own advocates to achieve self sufficiency.
  • Build trust and authentic relationships with workers through one-on-one conversations, and by conducting house-visits.
  • Manage a caseload of Farmer John workers over a 2-year period, assist in identifying and overcoming obstacles, and be responsible for their successful outcomes.
  • Track and record detailed case information, services and document plans for workers over a 2-year period, using 770’s internal database and CalJOBs online database.
  • Outreach, recruit, and enroll Farmer John workers in union training and apprenticeship programs that lead to new union career pathways.
  • This is primarily a field-based position, with regular and frequent driving required. Some additional travel may also be required.


  • A minimum of a 1-3 year commitment to workers’ rights and social justice.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal skills, including the ability to relate, establish, and cultivate respectful relationships with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Proven judgment skills and the ability to deftly adapt to necessary changes.
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision, but firm deadlines.
  • Ability to work with a diverse, multi-cultural membership.
  • Comfort working on a computer and tablet across multiple online platforms including with Google Suite.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Willingness to occasionally work long, irregular hours (including weekends and holidays), as needed.
  • Must have a reliable car and valid driver’s license – will be reimbursed for mileage.
  • Must have a cell phone– will receive a monthly stipend of up to $120 monthly.
  • Ability to speak one of the following languages: Spanish, Vietnamese, Cantonese, or Mandarin.

United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 770 is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, and members of the LGBTQ community are encouraged to apply.

Position includes health and retirement benefits. The salary range for the position is $65,000 – $70,000, depending on qualifications and experience.

Please submit a résumé and cover letter to Linda Nguyen at: linda.nguyen@ufcw770.org. No phone calls please.

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