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Worker Outreach & Education Coordinator

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WeCount! | Homestead, FL
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WeCount!


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Published 15 days ago

August 3, 2020
July 15, 2020
$40,000 - $45,000

OUR MISSION AND VISION

WeCount! is a membership-based organization based in Homestead, Florida. Since 2006, WeCount! has been working to build the power and leadership of low-wage workers and immigrant families through education, support, and collective action. Our members are day laborers, domestic workers, plant nursery workers, farmworkers, and other low-wage immigrant workers. Our vision: to win fair jobs and papers for all.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

WeCount!’s Worker Outreach & Education Coordinator will be responsible for carrying out outreach, education, leadership development, and base-building activities with low-wage and immigrant workers in target industries, including day labor and plant nurseries. This position will include conducting consistent outreach to day labor corners, worksites, and residences in South Dade; building relationships with low-wage workers; setting up one-on-ones with workers; identifying and developing worker leadership; preparing and co-facilitating in-person and virtual meetings, workshops, and trainings that engage, educate, and encourage workers to take action; recording educational spots on WeCount!’s community radio station, Radio Poder 97.7 FM; and coordinating strategic campaigns and advocacy that increase labor standards and protections. The Worker Outreach & Education Coordinator will support WeCount!’s membership program and COVID-19 relief and recovery efforts.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Commitment to advancing WeCount!’s mission and vision.
  • Dedication to building worker power, leadership, and self-determination.
  • Previous experience in community and/or labor organizing.
  • Access to a vehicle and willingness to conduct worker outreach across South Dade during unconventional hours.
  • Effective communicator and willingness to be trained in organizing and popular education methodologies.
  • Ability to work in a rigorous, mission-oriented, and collaborative work environment.
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish)

OUR MISSION AND VISION

WeCount! is a membership-based organization based in Homestead, Florida. Since 2006, WeCount! has been working to build the power and leadership of low-wage workers and immigrant families through education, support…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

This is a full-time, exempt position with a salary range of $40,000-$45,000 (depending on experience) plus health benefits. Given workers’ schedules and availability, this position will require unconventional hours, including outreach in early mornings and meetings or trainings in the evenings and/or weekends. When possible, we will provide flexible work schedules to account for these unconventional hours. We also provide 3 weeks paid vacation and generous paid holidays and sick leave. This position reports directly to the Executive Director.


This is a full-time, exempt position with a salary range of $40,000-$45,000 (depending on experience) plus health benefits. Given workers’ schedules and availability, this position…

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish

Spanish

How to Apply

Please email your resume, a cover letter explaining why you are interested in and qualified for this position, and a list of 3 references to jobs@we-count.org with the subject line: “Your Name – Worker Outreach & Engagement Coordinator.”

Please email your resume, a cover letter explaining why you are interested in and qualified for this position, and a list of 3 references to jobs@we-count.org with the subject line…

Location

201 North Krome Avenue, Second Floor, Homestead, FL 33030

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