SEIU WAVE Program – Paid Union Organizer Training/Placement
There is an orientation/screening day on 6/30 in Los Angeles. Don’t Miss It! Apply now to be considered: firstname.lastname@example.org
POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE NATIONWIDE.
Summary: Are you ready to fight for what you believe in? Do you want to do something to make a difference? Are you looking to work in the social and economic justice movement? If you answered ‘Yes’ to any of the questions above then union organizing is for you!
Job Description: For more than 75 years, SEIU has been helping working families stand up for their rights, fighting for dignity and respect in the workplace. With a membership of 2.2 million strong, SEIU is the fastest-growing union in the labor movement. Our diverse staff of organizers helps janitors, home care aids, mental health workers, office workers, school bus drivers, public employees, nurses, and other hospital workers join forces to bring democracy to the workplace.
The SEIU–WAVE (Organizer-In-Training) Program is a training and placement program for people who want to make a difference as union organizers. As an Organizer-in-Training with the SEIU WAVE Program you will be part of a dynamic union that is committed to giving a voice to thousands of workers and helping to provide lasting social change for the working class.
At SEIU (www.seiu.org) , we are looking for energetic and passionate individuals who are ready to organize people to fight for better lives for themselves and their families. This is your opportunity to put your commitment to social and economic justice to work building power for working people by organizing the unorganized!
POSITIONS ARE NATIONWIDE.
All applicants must attend a one-day screening and those who are recommended to move on in the process will go on to be trained on one of our many organizing campaigns. The training can be anywhere from 3-4 months anywhere in the United States where organizing campaigns are taking place. You will also go through an intensive training before starting on campaigns under the guidance of experienced staff and mentors. Each WAVE will also meet regularly for additional training and mentoring.
Job Qualifications: Who should apply?
Union organizing is not easy. It takes courage and commitment to support our uphill struggle for a just society. A successful applicant for the organizer-in-training position should have the following:
1 year or less demonstrated commitment to social justice and grassroots organizing
Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
Possession of excellent listening skills and the ability to comprehend the concerns of others
Ability to manage your time independently and carry out work plans with minimal supervision
Willingness to travel and/or relocate for extended periods of time
Ability to work long and irregular hours, including some nights, weekends, and holidays
Ability to motivate and activate others
Possession of sharp problem-solving skills
Bilingual speaker a plus
Possession of basic map navigation skills a plus
Possession of a valid driver’s license required
It’s not just a job….It’s a movement!
We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/D/V
Compensation: We offer the following benefits package:
Comprehensive health benefits package for employee and eligible dependents, including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage
401 (k) available
Generous leave policy
To Apply: Email your resume and cover letter to email@example.com
- Location: Los Angeles Orientation 6/30
- Compensation: $36,600 Annual with Excellent Benefits
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