Organizers for America - Recent Job Postshttp://organizersforamerica.orgOrganizers for Americaen-usTue, 17 Jan 2017 22:56:38 -0500Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:56:38 -0500Copyright 2017 Organizers for AmericaKing Cow Central RSS Feed Generator (kingcow.com)Union Organizer-in- Training /Higher Education Campaign @ Service Employees International UnionTue, 17 Jan 17 16:17:56 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=7000http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=7000Organization Name: Service Employees International Union
Location: Miami, Florida, United States, 33101 View Google Map
Job Post Date: 17 Jan 2017
Job Terms: Full Time
Salary: $38,760 annualy

Job Description

SEIU
Union Organizer-in-Training / Higher Education Campaign
Miami, Florida
We are seeking energetic and passionate individuals interested in starting social justice careers in labor organizing.

For 100 years, SEIU has been helping workers stand up for their rights, fighting for dignity, respect and better conditions in workplaces and communities. With a membership 2.1 million strong, SEIU is the fastest-growing union in the United States and our diverse leaders and staff support workers as they speak out for good jobs and better lives for themselves and their families.

The SEIU Organizer-in-Training (OIT) Program is a 12-month training program. As an Organizer-in-Training with the SEIU, you will be assigned to organizing campaigns, trained on the fundamentals of union organizing and will have the opportunity to learn the skills needed to help workers build power in the workplace.

Key Responsibilities:

• Conducting broad and intensive outreach efforts to non-union workers.
• Building one-on-one relationships with workers.
• Identifying, recruiting and developing worker leaders.
• Conducting individual and group meetings with workers to move organizing campaigns forward.
• Engaging, motivating and mobilizing workers to take action.
• Planning and carrying out actions and events to support worker organizing efforts.

Required Qualifications:

• Demonstrated commitment to social and economic justice.
• Ability and willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends.
• Excellent listening, oral and written communication skills.
• Basic computer literacy and ability to learn the organization's technology tools.
• Ability to work independently as well as with a team.
• Willingness to conduct work site and home visits.
• Strong planning, time-management and problem-solving skills.
• Willingness to work with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
• Possession of a valid U.S. driver's license, proof of auto insurance, and an automobile for business use.
• Ability and willingness to travel on a frequent basis within Connecticut is required.
• If offered an Organizer-in-Training position, you will be required to relocate to Miami, Florida . Relocation costs are not covered by SEIU.

Compensation:

• Salary and benefits are set by collective bargaining agreement. Salary is $38,764/annual and benefits include fully employer-paid health benefits package, $570/month car allowance, $60/month cell phone allowance, and other benefits outlined in the policies of SEIU and the staff union contract. This is a full-time, salaried, over-time exempt position.

Application Requirements:

A cover letter is required for all applications. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for SEIU, 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.
SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer




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

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Union Organizer-in- Training /Higher Education Campaign @ SEIU InternationalMon, 16 Jan 17 12:15:53 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6999http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6999Organization Name: SEIU International
Location: St. Louis, Missouri, United Staes, 63101 View Google Map
Job Post Date: 16 Jan 2017
Job Terms: Full Time
Salary: $38,760 annualy

Job Description

SEIU
Union Organizer-in-Training / Higher Education Campaign
St. Louis, MO
We are seeking energetic and passionate individuals interested in starting social justice careers in labor organizing.

For 100 years, SEIU has been helping workers stand up for their rights, fighting for dignity, respect and better conditions in workplaces and communities. With a membership 2.1 million strong, SEIU is the fastest-growing union in the United States and our diverse leaders and staff support workers as they speak out for good jobs and better lives for themselves and their families.
The SEIU Organizer-in-Training (OIT) Program is a 12-month training program. As an Organizer-in-Training with the SEIU, you will be assigned to organizing campaigns, trained on the fundamentals of union organizing and will have the opportunity to learn the skills needed to help workers build power in the workplace.

Key Responsibilities:
• Conducting broad and intensive outreach efforts to non-union workers.
• Building one-on-one relationships with workers.
• Identifying, recruiting and developing worker leaders.
• Conducting individual and group meetings with workers to move organizing campaigns forward.
• Engaging, motivating and mobilizing workers to take action.
• Planning and carrying out actions and events to support worker organizing efforts.

Required Qualifications:
• Demonstrated commitment to social and economic justice.
• Ability and willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends.
• Excellent listening, oral and written communication skills.
• Basic computer literacy and ability to learn the organization's technology tools.
• Ability to work independently as well as with a team.
• Willingness to conduct work site and home visits.
• Strong planning, time-management and problem-solving skills.
• Willingness to work with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
• Possession of a valid U.S. driver's license, proof of auto insurance, and an automobile for business use.
• Ability and willingness to travel on a frequent basis within Connecticut is required.
• If offered an Organizer-in-Training position, you will be required to relocate to St. Louis, MO . Relocation costs are not covered by SEIU.

Compensation:
• Salary and benefits are set by collective bargaining agreement. Salary is $38,764/annual and benefits include fully employer-paid health benefits package, $570/month car allowance, $60/month cell phone allowance, and other benefits outlined in the policies of SEIU and the staff union contract. This is a full-time, salaried, over-time exempt position.

Application Requirements:
A cover letter is required for all applications. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for SEIU, 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.
SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Community Organizer @ Food and Water WatchFri, 13 Jan 17 20:45:46 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6998http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6998Organization Name: Food and Water Watch
Website: www.foodandwaterwatch.org
Location: 1616 P ST NW STE 300 Washington DC 20036 View Google Map
Job Post Date: 13 Jan 2017
Job Terms: Full Time / Evening
Salary: Depending on Experience
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description

The duties of the Community Organizer will be to educate the public on critical consumer and environmental issues and to help build strength in numbers to effect policy changes. We offer leadership training and advancement opportunities for qualified individuals and ensure that all staff develop valuable political advocacy skills.

Qualifications

Skills: We are looking for exceptional candidates with excellent verbal communication skills, a background in environmental, public health, or consumer issues, and a passion for social justice and progressive change.

Organization Description

Food & Water Watch champions healthy food and clean water for all. We stand up to corporations that put profits before people, and advocate for a democracy that improves people’s lives and protects our environment.

We are working to create a healthy future for our families and for generations to come—a world where all people have the resources they need, including wholesome food, clean water and sustainable energy. Making this happen requires organizing people from all over the country to build a large movement with the political power to make our democratic process work. Large numbers of people are a countervailing force to corporations “buying” public policy.

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Union Organizer-in- Training /Higher Education Campaign @ Service Employees International UnionThu, 12 Jan 17 14:54:01 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6997http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6997Organization Name: Service Employees International Union
Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania View Google Map
Job Post Date: 12 Jan 2017
Job Terms: Full Time

Job Description

SEIU
Union Organizer-in-Training / Higher Education Campaign
Harrisburg, PA
We are seeking energetic and passionate individuals interested in starting social justice careers in labor organizing.
For 100 years, SEIU has been helping workers stand up for their rights, fighting for dignity, respect and better conditions in workplaces and communities. With a membership 2.1 million strong, SEIU is the fastest-growing union in the United States and our diverse leaders and staff support workers as they speak out for good jobs and better lives for themselves and their families.
The SEIU Organizer-in-Training (OIT) Program is a 12-month training program. As an Organizer-in-Training with the SEIU, you will be assigned to organizing campaigns, trained on the fundamentals of union organizing and will have the opportunity to learn the skills needed to help workers build power in the workplace.
Key Responsibilities:
• Conducting broad and intensive outreach efforts to non-union workers.
• Building one-on-one relationships with workers.
• Identifying, recruiting and developing worker leaders.
• Conducting individual and group meetings with workers to move organizing campaigns forward.
• Engaging, motivating and mobilizing workers to take action.
• Planning and carrying out actions and events to support worker organizing efforts.
Required Qualifications:
• Demonstrated commitment to social and economic justice.
• Ability and willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends.
• Excellent listening, oral and written communication skills.
• Basic computer literacy and ability to learn the organization's technology tools.
• Ability to work independently as well as with a team.
• Willingness to conduct work site and home visits.
• Strong planning, time-management and problem-solving skills.
• Willingness to work with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
• Possession of a valid U.S. driver's license, proof of auto insurance, and an automobile for business use.
• Ability and willingness to travel on a frequent basis within Connecticut is required.
• If offered an Organizer-in-Training position, you will be required to relocate to Harrisburg, PA . Relocation costs are not covered by SEIU.
Compensation:
• Salary and benefits are set by collective bargaining agreement. Salary is $38,764/annual and benefits include fully employer-paid health benefits package, $570/month car allowance, $60/month cell phone allowance, and other benefits outlined in the policies of SEIU and the staff union contract. This is a full-time, salaried, over-time exempt position.
Application Requirements:
A cover letter is required for all applications. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for SEIU, 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.
SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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Canvassers @ Community Voices HeardWed, 11 Jan 17 14:20:10 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6996http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6996Organization Name: Community Voices Heard
Website: www.cvhaction.org
Location: 115 East 106th St., New York, NY 10029 View Google Map
Job Post Date: 11 Jan 2017
Job Terms: Contract / Seasonal
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description

Community Voices Heard is seeking multiple paid canvassers for a special project in the Bronx and Upper Manhattan. This is a temporary, short-term position. Field canvassers will be part of a dynamic team, going door to door, speaking with New Yorkers about the important issues that affect their communities.

Responsibilities include:
- door-to-door canvassing
- meeting daily canvass goals
- identifying and persuading allies
- recording results while placing a high expectation on accuracy of data

Qualifications

Skills: - demonstrate problem-solving skills
- highly resourceful and demonstrate flexibility
- excelling communication skills
- able to work outside
- detail oriented
- sense of humor
- familiarity with data entry/Powerbase

Organization Description

Community Voices Heard (CVH) is a member-led multi-racial organization, principally women of color and low-income families in New York State that builds power to secure social, economic and racial justice for all. We accomplish this through grassroots organizing, leadership development, policy changes, and creating new models of direct democracy.

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Community Organizer @ JM+CoWed, 11 Jan 17 09:48:09 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6995http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6995Organization Name: JM+Co
Location: Manhattan, NY View Google Map
Job Post Date: 11 Jan 2017
Job Terms: Full Time

Job Description

Coordinating outreach for the UN Women for Peace Association annual march to end violence against women. Seeking a full time special person who can motivate groups and their members to turn out on this issue and MARCH. We've a ten-week window to make this work. Seeking a special person with proven skills, contacts, and motivational prowess.

Job Type: Full-time

Qualifications

Education Requirement: Some College

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Senior Director of Communications @ Service Employees International UnionWed, 11 Jan 17 04:32:33 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6994http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6994Organization Name: Service Employees International Union
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02101 View Google Map
Job Post Date: 11 Jan 2017
Job Terms: Full Time
Salary: Depending on Experience

Job Description

SEIU Local 509 (Service Employees International Union)
Job Title: Senior Director of Communications
Location: Boston, MA
ABOUT SEIU LOCAL 509
SEIU Local 509 represents nearly 20,000 human service workers and educators throughout Massachusetts. We provide a variety of social services to elders, at-risk children and people with mental illnesses or developmental disabilities — as well as educational services in both public and private sector settings. From mental health clinicians and social workers to early childhood educators and university lecturers, Local 509 members are united in our mission to raise living standards for all working families while improving the quality and affordability of the services we provide.
Local 509 is part of the 2.1 million-member Service Employees International Union, the fastest-growing labor union in the United States.
JOB DESCRIPTION

SEIU Local 509 is hiring a Senior Director to lead the union's strategic internal and external communications programs. This management position requires a proactive, goal-focused strategic thinker who will take ownership of key initiatives that advance the organizing and public policy goals of human service workers and educators throughout the Commonwealth.
The Senior Director of Communications works with Local 509's President/Executive Director, Chapter Leaders, Senior Leadership Team and other staff to develop strategies, budgets, plans, timelines and materials that support and drive a wide range of short- and long-term objectives. S/he manages a team based in our Marlborough, Massachusetts (Boston/Metro West) office, though some travel is required.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
• Protect and advance Local 509's brand as a leading advocate for quality servicePs, family-supporting jobs and strong communities
• Provide strategic leadership on key member engagement initiatives, including message development around priority issues and campaigns
• Act as primary point of contact for journalists, editors, producers and bloggers
• Coordinate earned and paid media outreach to generate coverage that communicates the impact of our work in human services and education
• Supervise communications staff, interns and consultants
• Oversee design and production of written and online materials
• Curate and enhance content for the union's website and social media properties — including Twitter, Facebook and YouTube
• Train members and staff on best practices in communication technology
• Lead marketing efforts around the benefits available to union members
• Bilingual candidates may assist with translation needs, where applicable
• Other duties as assigned
JOB QUALIFICATIONS
• Seven or more (7+) years experience in communications and new media roles with unions, progressive candidates/elected officials or grassroots organizations (or comparable work in the field of journalism or marketing)
• Experience supervising staff and managing consultant/vendor relationships
• Strong verbal and written communication skills, with demonstrable success distilling complex issues into simple, public-facing messages
• Thorough understanding of the contemporary media landscape and current communications strategies and tactics
• Proven track record working with journalists and bloggers to secure positive media coverage – including crisis management experience
• Ability to conceptualize and design print materials (using, Adobe Creative Suite, Quark, Microsoft Publisher, etc.)
• Working knowledge of common content management programs (such as WordPress) and social media tools — HTML familiarity preferred
• Proficiency with photo and/or video equipment and editing software (Photoshop, Light Room, iMovie, Final Cut, etc.)
• Commitment to the labor movement and overall progressive social change
• Ability to work under pressure, both independently and as part of a team
• Willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends
• Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills are a plus
SUPERVISION
The Senior Director of Communications works under the supervision of the union's President and Chief of Staff — who review work for effectiveness, timeliness, accuracy and conformance with relevant rules and regulations.
SALARY & BENEFITS
SEIU Local 509 offers competitive salaries (commensurate with experience) and a generous benefits package – including car allowance.
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.
The deadline for application is January 31, 2017. No phone calls please.
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SEIU Local 509 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree (4 yrs. college)
Experience: At least 7 years

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Airports Workers Organizing Campaign Director @ Service Employees International UnionTue, 10 Jan 17 13:53:31 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6993http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6993Organization Name: Service Employees International Union
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States, 90001 View Google Map
Job Post Date: 10 Jan 2017
Job Terms: Full Time
Anticipated Start Date: 10 Jan 2017

Job Description

SEIU United Service Workers West (SEIU-USWW)
Airports Workers Organizing Campaign Director
Los Angeles, CA
About SEIU-USWW

The Service Employees International Union is the nation's fastest growing labor organization with over 2 million members. SEIU is on the cutting edge of progressive activism, building the power in low income communities of color to fight on major social justice issues such as the Fight for $15, income inequality and immigration.
The Property Services Division of SEIU is home to the Airport Workers United, Justice for Janitors and Stand for Security campaigns, national campaigns to organize thousands of workers. United Service Workers West (USWW) represents 45,000 janitors, security officers, airport workers and other service workers across California. USWW represents over 6,000 contracted airport service workers between LAX, SFO and California's major secondary airports.
SEIU USWW has a Campaign Director position available immediately, based in Los Angeles.

Job Description

LAX is USWW's flagship fight in SEIU's national drive to organize the lowest paid airport workers in our nation's largest airports. Airport workers are leading the fight to make our major airports engines for prosperity for airport workers, their families and the surrounding communities. The Director will lead non-union and internal worker organizing, bargaining and representation and public campaign strategy for the division as part of the national Airport Workers United campaign. Workers include outsourced TSA screeners, cabin cleaners, skycaps, wheelchair agents and security officers. The workforce is highly diverse, including immigrants from Latin America, Africa and the Pacific Rim .

Qualifications

• Prior experience developing and leading major strategic comprehensive campaigns across large geographies.
• Prior experience leading campaign managers, leads and front-line organizers.
• Prior experience leading both contract and non-union organizing campaigns.
• Prior experience with high level relationships with large employers, elected and community leaders.

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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SEIU-USWW is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Union Organizing Director @ Service Employees International UnionTue, 10 Jan 17 13:41:13 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6992http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6992Organization Name: Service Employees International Union
Location: Portland, Orgeon United States View Google Map
Job Post Date: 10 Jan 2017
Job Terms: Full Time

Job Description

SEIU Local 503 (Service Employees International Union)
Job Title: Union Organizing Director
Location: Portland, OR
Oregon's union of 65,000 care providers, public and non-profit workers is conducting a search for candidates for two staff leadership positions. We're leading the fight for a just and vibrant society for all Oregonians, and are committed to building a 21st century union. We seek highly experienced, dynamic leaders who will work with talented member leaders and staff to conduct external and internal organizing campaigns.
Organizing Director: Responsible for coordinating comprehensive new-organizing campaigns focused on private and public sector workers. Applicants should have experience waging campaigns utilizing worker, political, regulatory, and community components.

Eligible applicants should have: ten or more years of union organizing experience; demonstrated success as a supervisor, including training and developing staff and a history of holding staff, leaders, and self accountable to high standards of performance; the ability to work effectively with other departments within the union and with minimal supervision; and a demonstrated commitment to organizational equity and inclusion. This position is part of the union's senior staff team.
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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SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Bilingual (English/Spanish) Labor Organizer @ Local HC Il InTue, 10 Jan 17 11:33:42 -0500http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6991http://organizersforamerica.org/page.php?id=89&jobid=6991Organization Name: Local HC Il In
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60601 View Google Map
Job Post Date: 10 Jan 2017
Job Terms: Full Time
Salary: $50,000 annualy

Job Description

SEIU (Service Employees International Union) Healthcare IL/IN/KS/MO
Job Title: Bilingual English/Spanish Labor Organizer
Location: Chicago IL
SEIU HCIL is currently seeking candidates with labor, community, political, campus, faith or issue-based organizing experience to help lead exciting campaigns to organize workers in Illinois and Missouri.
Our union is on the cutting edge of progressive movement building in Illinois and beyond, positioning union members to fight and lead against the attacks of the 1%, and building worker power and strength within our industries, workplaces and communities and workplaces.
Our Local Union is looking for candidates who believe in developing members and workers to lead in all aspects of union building and who are committed to closing the gap for income inequality for all working people so we can all live in a just society. SEIU HCIL is committed to fighting for economic and racial justice, immigration reform, access to affordable healthcare and childcare, and the Fight for $15.
If you are interested in joining us in that fight, we have Labor Organizer positions available in Chicago, Illinois and St. Louis, Missouri.
PURPOSE:
HCIL Labor Organizers are responsible for building workers' leadership and their ability to organize and build power at work and in the community. Organizers engage workers and identify and develop leaders through a variety of campaigns, including new organizing, contract, and community / political campaigns. Organizers will be expected to build organizations and committees of workers that can fight for a voice on the job and in their communities through collective action, and mentor other staff to do the same.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Organizers perform a wide range of duties, which may vary according to the needs of the overall program or a specific campaign. Examples of those duties and responsibilities are listed below:
· Organize non –union workers to build power at their worksites and in their communities
· Develop members to ensure they have the chance to grow, learn and lead
· Take a lead role in building worker leadership structures in traditional and non-traditional workplaces.
· Mobilize workers and coordinate meetings, actions and other activities
· Effectively communicate the Union's vision and mission Critical thinking under pressure, and strategizing in support of campaign goals
· Develop and lead campaigns with leaders based on workers' issues Electoral and political organizing, including COPE recruitment Organize community support
· Develop relationships with allied organizations or community partners Train leaders on contract enforcement and to lead labor/management meetings
· Formulate and deliver on short-term and long-term campaign and project goals Mentor and train new staff in basic organizing skills and in campaign settings
· Prepare and track turf for multiple organizers Debrief organizers and prepare campaign reports Other Duties as assigned.
KEY QUALIFICATION CRITERIA:
· Minimum of one year experience organizing in campaign, worker or community settings.
· A strong commitment to social justice and alignment to values of our union.
· A belief in workers' ability to organize and collectively bargain and achieve desired goals together.
· Ability to lead, motivate and inspire workers to develop into leaders and participate in key union organizing activities even in the face of employer opposition and intimidation (i.e. building organizing committees, member to member organizing, actions, etc.)
· Ability to think strategically, take initiative and be creative in engaging workers in campaigns and provide the support needed to be successful Sound interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds.
· Desire to learn about labor history, collective bargaining, organizing models and other relevant information, and ability to support others in doing the same.
· Must be able to handle multiple priority projects simultaneously and meet established deadlines and remain accountable to leaders, senior staff, and organizational goals Good and ethical judgment.
· Willingness to take initiative, to work with a team Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office, databases and Internet Working knowledge of organizing campaign assessment systems (i.e. VAN)
· A valid driver's license, car and car insurance.
· Bilingual (English/Spanish) proficiency is required.
SALARY & BENEFITS:
Salary Exempt position is competitive and commensurate with experience. Company-paid Benefits are included.
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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SEIU HCIL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




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