Health Professional and Allied Employees

Health Professional and Allied Employees

Full-time Organizer

For covering New Jersey


JOB OPENING: Full-time Organizer

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Applications will be considered as they are received. Please provide via email a résumé and cover letter expressing what motivates you to organize healthcare workers.

Job Duties

  • Responsible for identifying, developing, and sustaining organizing committees of healthcare workers in strategic facilities throughout New Jersey to take collective action for improved working conditions and standards.
  • Responsible for recruiting, developing and maintaining relationships with healthcare workers.
  • Effectively conduct worksite and home visits on a regular basis. Can maintain and move turf, independently.
  • In varying degree, participate in development and execution of strategic campaign plans with the goals, strategies, and tactics necessary to carry out the plan.
  • Build relationships with and mobilize our members to be a part of organizational goals and take campaign assignments. Regular follow up is necessary.
  • Manage accurate worker lists, database, and charts, and provide regular and accurate reports to Director of Organizing or Lead assigned to head up the campaign.
  • Create leaflets, talking points, and other materials for campaigns.
  • Prepare workers to publicly share their stories.

Applicants must be flexible with regards to geography/be willing to relocate and may require extensive travel


  • Strong commitment to the labor movement
  • Minimum two years successful experience organizing in union, worker center or community context including making effective home calls and one-on-one worker meetings.
  • Experience building, organizing, and maintaining committees in multi-racial workplaces or community.
  • Strong listening skills. Can work independently to achieve goals.
  • Familiarity with New Jersey, community and healthcare issues is a plus.
  • Ability to work varied hours including nights, weekends, and holidays, during peak points in organizing drives.
  • Bilingual English-Spanish preferred.
  • Computer literacy is required
  • Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license are required

SALARY: Competitive salary and benefits based on staff union contract and experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer and all are encouraged to apply

To Apply:
Please email - jobpostings@hpae.org, subject – Organizing position

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