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Service Employee International Union(SEIU), Union Organizer, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 10977

Fri, October 16, 2015

Explore this position and learn how to apply via your BTT Gateway account, Job ID 10977

Union Organizer – Bilingual English/Spanish 

Austin, TX 

SEIU Texas is seeking candidates committed to the fight for economic and social justice and to raising work place standards for thousands of low wage workers in Austin, Texas. 

SEIU Texas has been on the cutting edge of building the power of workers in service industries and health care throughout Texas and in fighting for social justice on issues such as health care, immigration and education reform.  

Project Organizer positions are available immediately.  

• Previous experience working on progressive campaigns with campus, community, political, labor OR issue-based organizations is desirable. 
• Demonstrated commitment to social justice. 
• Strong listening and communication skills. 
• Capacity to work independently and within a team. 
• Basic writing and computer skills. 
• Ability to work well in diverse settings and with people from diverse backgrounds. 
• Ability and willingness to work long and irregular hours, including evenings and weekends. 
• English/Spanish proficiency required. 
• A car to use for work purposes, valid driver’s license and proof of auto insurance. 
• If offered an Organizer position, you will be required to relocate to Austin, TX. Relocation costs are not covered by SEIU TX. 
Key Responsibilities 
• Conducting broad and intensive outreach efforts to low-wage workers. 
• Interacting with and building relationships with workers through worksite, offsite and home visits. 
• Conducting individual and group meetings with workers 
• Motivating and mobilizing workers to participate in meetings, events and actions to build their union. 
• Identifying, recruiting and developing workplace leaders. 
• Working with community allies to support workers and organizing campaigns. 
• Other duties as assigned 
Salary & Benefits: 

Starting salary is $39,335.55 per annum. Candidates with prior experience may be eligible for higher starting salary. Car allowance, monthly reimbursement for gas, and monthly phone allowance also provided to SEIU TX Project Organizer. 

SEIU TX is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

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