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Organizer II

Company: SEIU 2015
Location: Watsonville
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Organizers help workers form, build, and grow our union; assist workers to negotiate and enforce their union contracts; mobilize workers around worksite issues, politics, public policy, and other issues affecting the lives of workers; develop rank-and-file leadership among workers; and carry out all other programs of the union in the field. SEIU Local 2015 organizers may be assigned to work as internal organizers working with and on behalf of workers who are already in unions; or as external organizers working with and on behalf of workers who are in the process of building a union for the first time.

  • Form, build, and grow their union
  • Participate in their contract bargaining and representation
  • Organize and mobilize around work site issues, political, legislative and policy goals.
  • Develop their leadership potential

SEIU Local 2015 organizers may be assigned to work as internal organizers working with and on behalf of workers who are already in unions; or as external organizers working with and on behalf of workers who are in the process of building a union for the first time.

Required Competencies:

  • Ability to adapt to changing environments and work under pressure
  • Ability to work with diverse communities
  • Ability to give and receive constructive feedback
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Ability to be an active listener and engage in self-reflection
  • Ability to work independently and demonstrate self-motivation
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to hold oneself accountable to goals and commitment
  • Basic computer literacy

Experience and Education:

  • Previous experience in union organizing is highly desirable.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Membership recruitment and COPE (Committee on Political Education/) recruitment. This is seen as a primary duty of an organizer, with COPE contribution/membership indivisible from membership recruitment goals.
  • Assess, identify, and recruit workers to be activists and leaders.
  • Assist in conducting basic member trainings and facilitating OC / Chapter meetings.
  • Make, execute and evaluate daily, weekly, and monthly work plans based on assigned goals and objectives.
  • Learn about how the long term care industry functions and is funded, the industry employers, and the role of the National Labor Relations Board and PERB plays in the industry.
  • Develop plans around various goals including membership, COPE, activists and leader recruitment and mobilizing and organizing members for key union activities.
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned.

Keywords: SEIU 2015, Watsonville , Organizer II, Other , Watsonville, California

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