Organizers for America - Recent Job Postshttp://organizersforamerica.orgOrganizers for Americaen-usTue, 30 Aug 2016 05:01:37 -0400Tue, 30 Aug 2016 05:01:37 -0400Copyright 2016 Organizers for AmericaKing Cow Central RSS Feed Generator (kingcow.com)Bilingual Labor Union Organizer, English & Korean or Mandarin @ Service Employees International UnionMon, 29 Aug 16 11:55:50 -0400http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6662http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6662Organization Name: Service Employees International Union
Location: New York, New York, United States, 10001 View Google Map
Job Post Date: 29 Aug 2016
Job Terms: Full Time

Job Description

Bilingual Labor Union Organizer , English & Korean or English & Mandarin

Workers United, New York-New Jersey Regional Joint Board, affiliated with SEIU

Job Title:Bilingual Labor Union Organizer - Bilingual English/Korean or Bilingual English/Mandarin

New York, NY

The New York-New Jersey Regional Joint Board, Workers United, affiliated with SEIU, seeks an experienced organizer who views labor organizing through a social justice lens. Candidates must be deeply connected to issues including: workplace fairness, immigration, racial justice and education.

As an organizer at the Joint Board, you would be part of a team working on the Nail Salon Organizing Project. Other organizing campaigns may include retail, manufacturing, and garment workers in New York and its surrounding areas. Our current membership consists of workers from nearly every continent who speak many languages but are united through the fight for justice in their workplaces and communities. Our ideal candidate is an experienced, creative, driven, and hard-working organizer who is skilled at and excited by facilitating the empowerment of workers through forming a Union.

Qualifications:

∑ Demonstrated commitment to the labor movement and social justice.

∑ Minimum of two years' experience organizing as part of a labor union or community organization.

∑ Ability to work independently and within a team structure.

∑ Ability to carry out work in efficient and effective manner to meet goals within established timelines.

∑ Experience with and enthusiasm for working with people from diverse backgrounds.

∑ Strong listening and relational skills.

∑ Demonstrated ability to reflect on and learn from interpersonal relationships.

∑ Demonstrated independent judgment within an organizing context.

∑ Ability to communicate effectively with workers verbally and in writing.

∑ Attention to detail and follow-through.

∑ Ability and willingness to work on nights and weekends according to the needs of the campaign and within the limits set forth in the staff Union contract.

Fluency in English-Korean or English-Mandarin, including reading, writing, and speaking is required.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

∑ Building relationships of trust with individual workers.

∑ Identifying, recruiting, and facilitating the development of worker activists to lead and guide union organizing campaigns.

∑ Facilitating the formation of worker organizing committees that are effective in the overall strategy of union organizing campaigns.

∑ Conducting worker meetings either one-on-one or in group settings.

∑ Motivating workers to take action.

∑ Providing accurate assessments of workers' commitment to an organizing campaign and their ability to carry out tasks related to the campaign.

∑ Identifying and building solidarity with community allies.

∑ Providing input into the development of campaign strategies during all phases of the campaign.

∑ Probing identified targets.

∑ Maintaining accurate lists, records, wall charts and updating the database.

∑ Coordinating workplace actions.

∑ Working effectively with the organizing team and all Union staff and leaders.

Salary & Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with experience. This is a full-time position within the bargaining unit. The New York New Jersey Regional Joint Board is a staff Union shop that provides a strong and competitive salary and benefits package. We are especially interested in applications from qualified candidates who are also women, immigrants, gender non-conforming people, and/or people of color.

Application Requirements:

A resume and cover letter are required for all applications. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for us, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan.

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Workers United, New York-New Jersey Regional Joint Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Qualifications

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree (4 yrs. college)

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Deputy Regional Field Director @ NextGen ClimateSat, 27 Aug 16 14:15:10 -0400http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6661http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6661Organization Name: NextGen Climate
Website: NextGen Climate
Location: 2 Locations: Ohio (View Google Map); Columbus, Ohio (View Google Map)
Job Post Date: 27 Aug 2016
Job Terms: Contract
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description

SUMMARY:

NextGen Climate is currently seeking detail oriented and highly motivated organizers to join our team in key states as Deputy Regional Field Directors (DRFDs) through the 2016 General Election. DRFDs will be responsible for assisting Regional Field Directors (RFDs) in managing a small team of Field Organizers (FOs) and Campus Fellows. DRFDs will also be responsible for managing volunteer recruitment efforts and voter registration/Get Out The Vote activities on key college campuses in their area.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Effectively manage and train a team of Field Organizers working with campus fellows and volunteers on local campuses
Coordinating with Regional Field Director to establish and execute a regional field plan
Developing a volunteer base on target campuses
Effectively recruit and train volunteers around the 2016 election, climate change, and other political issues pertinent to young voters
Utilize social and earned media to recruit volunteers and promote events
Use voter database and online organizing tools
Conduct volunteer trainings and develop and manage a core team of volunteers, including stipended student fellows
Responsible for voter contact, volunteer recruitment, and event management
Meet all goals and deadlines
Other responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications

Education Requirement: Associate's Degree (2 yrs. college)
Experience: At least 3 years
Skills: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

Ideally have at least one election cycle of organizing experience on a college campus, management experience preferred
Excellent organizational skills
Experience using voter databases like VAN is a plus
Ability to adapt rapidly to evolving priorities and deadlines and manage several tasks simultaneously
Driven with a strong work ethic
Act with high integrity and character
Self Motivated and willing to work long hours (including nights and weekends)
Previous climate, energy or environmental issue organizing experience a plus

Organization Description

COMPENSATION:

NextGen Climate offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience.

NextGen Climate is an equal opportunity employer.

ABOUT NEXTGEN CLIMATE:

NextGen Climate is a San Francisco-based environmental advocacy organization. Founded by businessperson and philanthropist Tom Steyer in 2013, we act politically to prevent climate disaster and promote prosperity for all Americans. Working at every level, we are committed to supporting candidates, elected officials, and policymakers across the country that will take bold action on climate change.

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People Operations Internship @ NextGen ClimateSat, 27 Aug 16 13:21:55 -0400http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6660http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6660Organization Name: NextGen Climate
Website: nextgenclimate.org/
Location: San Francisco, CA View Google Map
Job Post Date: 27 Aug 2016
Job Terms: Intern
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description

Join us to work on the largest non-candidate youth vote program in U.S. history!

SUMMARY

NextGen Climate is currently seeking interns to work in our San Francisco office for September, October and November of 2016. This internship is a full-time opportunity (up to 40 hours per week).

The internship offers a position in our People Operations/HR department. Candidates with political campaign and/or recruiting experience are particularly encouraged to apply.

HOW YOU WILL BENEFIT

Stipend: NextGen Climate pays all of its interns.
Location: Interns will work out of the NGC headquarters in San Francisco's Financial District.
Training and Development: Interns will work with leaders with years of experience in people operations/human resources and political campaigns.
Education: Interns can attend special lectures from various experts on sustainability topics.

Qualifications

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree (4 yrs. college)
Skills: WHAT WE REQUIRE

Current seniors at accredited universities and colleges or recent college graduates
Passion for taking political action to fight climate change
A "spidey sense" for people
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an ability to "wrangle" candidates and staff at different levels
Obsessively detail-oriented, with an ability to produce high quality work under time constraints
Creative and flexible

Organization Description

ABOUT NEXTGEN CLIMATE

NextGen Climate is a San Francisco-based environmental advocacy organization. Founded by businessperson and philanthropist Tom Steyer in 2013, we act politically to prevent climate disaster and promote prosperity for all Americans. Working at every level, we are committed to supporting candidates, elected officials, and policymakers across the country that will take bold action on climate change.

NextGen Climate is an equal opportunity employer.

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Political Internship @ NextGen ClimateFri, 26 Aug 16 22:08:40 -0400http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6658http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6658Organization Name: NextGen Climate
Website: NextGen Climate
Location: San Francisco, CA View Google Map
Job Post Date: 26 Aug 2016
Job Terms: Intern
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description

SUMMARY

NextGen California is currently seeking interns to work in our San Francisco office for September, October and November of 2016. This internship starts immediately and ends in November. This internship is a full-time opportunity (up to 40 hours per week). Join us to work on the largest non-candidate youth vote program in U.S. history!

The internship offers positions in our research, political, digital and communications departments. Candidates with political campaign and/or research experience are particularly encouraged to apply.

HOW YOU WILL BENEFIT

Stipend: NextGen Climate pays all of its interns.
Location: Interns will work out of the NGC headquarters in San Francisco's Financial District.
Training and Development: Interns will work with leaders with years of experience in political campaigns.
Education: Interns can attend special lectures from various experts on sustainability topics.

Qualifications

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree (4 yrs. college)
Skills: WHAT WE REQUIRE

Current seniors at accredited universities and colleges or recent college graduates
Passion for politics
Interest in the political news of the day
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to summarize large amounts of information in a timely and easy to consume manner
Obsessively detail-oriented, with an ability to produce high quality work under time constraints
Creative and flexible

Organization Description

ABOUT NEXTGEN CLIMATE

NextGen California is a San Francisco-based environmental advocacy organization. Founded by businessperson and philanthropist Tom Steyer in 2013, we act politically to prevent climate disaster and promote prosperity for all Americans. Working at every level, we are committed to supporting candidates, elected officials, and policymakers across the country that will take bold action on climate change.

NextGen California is an equal opportunity employer.

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GOTV Canvass Director @ Western Colorado CongressFri, 26 Aug 16 17:06:03 -0400http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6657http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6657Organization Name: Western Colorado Congress
Website: www.wccongress.org
Location: grand junction co View Google Map
Job Post Date: 26 Aug 2016
Job Terms: Contract / Evening
Salary: Commission
Anticipated Start Date: 21 Sep 2016

Job Description

Western Colorado Congress
GOTV Canvass Director | Job Announcement

Grand Junction, Colorado

Do you love working with people? Do you want to make a difference in western Colorado? Western Colorado Congress seeks to hire a Field Canvass Director through the 2016 election cycle. This person will be responsible for managing a team of paid and volunteer canvassers to be deployed to contact, persuade, and turn out voters to support Coloradoís ballot initiative to raise Coloradoís minimum wage.

Our canvass goals include expanding the profile and broadening the base of WCC, building our power to win on progressive issues across the Western Slope, and winning key precincts for the minimum wage ballot initiative.

We have drafted a robust field program that is central to reaching our goals. As the lead of a canvass team, you wonít be tied to a desk. You will be making change happen at the local level by fine tuning and executing a winning field operation in several Western Slope counties.

This position is based in Grand Junction, but does require some travel.

The Canvass Director is responsible for:
Working with WCC staff and leadership teams to develop and execute a winning field strategy to knock at least 7,000 doors in the 2016 cycle in western Colorado to win on the minimum wage ballot measure.
Supervising and managing the day-to-day operations of a field canvass including volunteer and paid canvass trainings, list and data management, and accountability for canvassers in the field.
Coordinating phone banks to supplement the door canvass, when strategic.
Providing weekly data analytics for the operation.
Coordinating with the statewide field director for CFFW.
Coordinating travel schedules and logistics for the canvass team, as needed.

Compensation:
This is a seven-week, $6,000 contract position that will run roughly from Sept. 21 through Nov. 11, 2016.

Qualifications

Skills: Mandatory qualifications:
Previous campaign and canvass experience
Attention to detail
Ability to work long and irregular hours, including evenings and weekends
Flexibility in traveling for the canvass program, including holding a valid driverís license
Self-motivated and a team player
Commitment to the mission and values of Western Colorado Congress

Desired qualifications:
Experience with voter file databases (the VAN)
Experience working in rural communities
Experience supervising staff

Organization Description

Western Colorado Congress (WCC) is a grassroots, democratic organization dedicated to challenging injustice by organizing people to increase their power over decisions that affect their lives. WCCís community groups and members work together to create healthy, sustainable communities, social and economic justice, environmental stewardship and a truly democratic society.
WCC is a nonpartisan 501 c 3 organization and does not endorse any political candidate and has no political affiliation.

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