SEIU District 1199 WV/KY/OH

SEIU District 1199 WV/KY/OH

Union Organizer

Based in Charleston, WV
and the surrounding area


Job Information Summary:
Union Organizer needed for full-time work in the Charleston, WV and the surrounding area with nursing home workers, social services workers, and other health care workers.

A Union Organizer in SEIU District 1199 WV/KY/OH is responsible for:

  1. Bargaining contracts and running contract campaigns
  2. Developing strong chapter leadership and structure
  3. Working with members to build a powerful political program.
  4. Involving members in bringing a union voice to more potential members
  5. Working with members to enforce their contract through the grievance and arbitration process.

Who is SEIU District 1199 WV/KY/OH?
We are the union of health care and social service workers in Ohio, West Virginia, and eastern Kentucky, 25,000 people united by our belief in the dignity and worth of workers. We organize to improve the lives of working people and their families and lead the way to a more just and humane society.

We are nurses, caregivers, support staff and professionals. We work in hospitals, nursing homes, mental health and DD care facilities, social service agencies, Head Start programs, libraries, schools and other health and human service centers.

We are part of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), America’s largest and fastest growing union.


  1. A passion for justice, a willingness to learn, the ability to work hard with irregular hours, and the ability to travel
  2. Good communication skills, personal discipline and organization, good judgment, and the ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  3. Union or community organizing experience is preferred but not required
  4. Computer skills needed

SEIU District 1199 WV/KY/OH offers competitive salaries, a full range of benefits, and training.

Charleston, WV and the surrounding area

How to Apply:
Email your résumé and cover letter to: jobs@seiu1199.org. In the subject line, put “AO Charleston Position”.

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