Overview

<p><!– [if gte mso 9]&gt;–> <!– [if gte mso 9]&gt;–> Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE <!– [if gte mso 9]&gt;–> <!– [if gte mso 10]&gt;–> /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:””; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0in; mso-para-margin-right:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:8.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0in; line-height:107%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;} </p><p class=”MsoNormal” style=”margin-bottom: .0001pt;line-height: normal”><strong><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>SEIU (The Service Employees International Union)</span></strong></p><p class=”MsoNormal” style=”margin-bottom: .0001pt;line-height: normal”><strong><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>Bilingual (Spanish/English) Union Organizer-in-Training / Health Care Campaigns</span></strong></p><p class=”MsoNormal” style=”margin-bottom: .0001pt;line-height: normal”><strong><u><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>Fluency in Spanish &amp; English is required.</span></u></strong></p><p class=”MsoNormal” style=”margin-bottom: .0001pt;line-height: normal”><strong><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>Oakland, CA</span></strong></p><p class=”MsoNormal” style=”margin-bottom: .0001pt;line-height: normal”><strong><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>We are seeking energetic and passionate individuals interested in starting social justice careers in labor organizing.</span></strong></p><p class=”MsoNormal” style=”margin-bottom: .0001pt;line-height: normal”><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>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.</span></p><p class=”MsoNormal” style=”margin-bottom: .0001pt;line-height: normal”><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>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. <strong>The OIT program trains labor organizers to assist and empower non-union workers to join unions and is different from other training programs that focus on developing political/electoral or community organizing skills.</strong></span></p><p class=”MsoNormal” style=”margin-bottom: .0001pt;line-height: normal”><strong><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>Key Responsibilities:</span></strong></p><ul type=”disc”><li class=”MsoNormal” style=”line-height: normal”><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>Conducting broad and intensive outreach efforts to non-union workers.</span></li><li class=”MsoNormal” style=”line-height: normal”><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>Building one-on-one relationships with workers.</span></li><li class=”MsoNormal” style=”line-height: normal”><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>Identifying, recruiting and developing worker leaders.</span></li><li class=”MsoNormal” style=”line-height: normal”><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>Conducting individual and group meetings with workers to move organizing campaigns forward.</span></li><li class=”MsoNormal” style=”line-height: normal”><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>Engaging, motivating and mobilizing workers to take action.</span></li><li class=”MsoNormal” style=”line-height: normal”><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>Planning and carrying out actions and events to support worker organizing efforts.</span></li></ul><p class=”MsoNormal” style=”margin-bottom: .0001pt;line-height: normal”><strong><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>Required Qualifications:</span></strong></p><ul type=”disc”><li class=”MsoNormal” style=”line-height: normal”><strong><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>Fluency in Spanish &amp; English is required.</span></strong></li><li class=”MsoNormal” style=”line-height: normal”><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>Demonstrated commitment to social and economic justice.</span></li><li class=”MsoNormal” style=”line-height: normal”><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>Ability and willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends.</span></li><li class=”MsoNormal” style=”line-height: normal”><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>Excellent listening, oral and written communication skills.</span></li><li class=”MsoNormal” style=”line-height: normal”><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>Basic computer literacy and ability to learn the organization’s technology tools.</span></li><li class=”MsoNormal” style=”line-height: normal”><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>Ability to work independently as well as with a team.</span></li><li class=”MsoNormal” style=”line-height: normal”><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>Willingness to conduct work site and home visits.</span></li><li class=”MsoNormal” style=”line-height: normal”><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>Strong planning, time-management and problem-solving skills.</span></li><li class=”MsoNormal” style=”line-height: normal”><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>Willingness to work with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.</span></li><li class=”MsoNormal” style=”line-height: normal”><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>Possession of a valid U.S. driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, and an automobile for business use.</span></li><li class=”MsoNormal” style=”line-height: normal”><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>Ability and willingness to travel on a frequent and extensive basis is required.</span></li><li class=”MsoNormal” style=”line-height: normal”><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>If offered an Organizer-in-Training position, you will be required to relocate to Oakland, CA . Relocation costs are <u>not</u> covered by SEIU.</span></li></ul><p class=”MsoNormal” style=”margin-bottom: .0001pt;line-height: normal”><strong><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>Compensation:</span></strong></p><ul type=”disc”><li class=”MsoNormal” style=”line-height: normal”><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>Salary and benefits are set by collective bargaining agreement. Salary is $49,920/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.</span></li></ul><p class=”MsoNormal” style=”margin-bottom: .0001pt;line-height: normal”><strong><u><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>Application Requirements:</span></u></strong></p><p class=”MsoNormal” style=”margin-bottom: .0001pt;line-height: normal”><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>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.</span></p><p class=”MsoNormal” style=”margin-bottom: .0001pt;line-height: normal”><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer</span></p><p class=”MsoNormal”><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;line-height: 107%;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”><br /><br /></span></p><p class=”MsoNormal”><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;line-height: 107%;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”>Apply Here: </span><a href=”https://www.click2apply.net/vcbm56wz88vd9g9n” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”><span id=”field-apply_url”>https://www.click2apply.net/vcbm56wz88vd9g9n</span></a></p><p class=”MsoNormal”><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;line-height: 107%;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”> </span></p><p class=”MsoNormal”><span style=”font-size: 12.0pt;line-height: 107%;font-family: ‘Times New Roman’,serif”><br />PI113198236</span></p>