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Warehouse Workers for Justice (WWJ) is a worker center fighting for good, living wage jobs among the thousands of transportation and logistics workers in the Chicago area, home of North America's largest inland port. Our work blends union and worker center models, focusing on long-term leadership development, alliances with community organizations, and development of innovative organizing tactics.  


Responsibilities:

  • Supervise a team of field staff who will engage in extensive worker outreach, including outreach centering on workplace rights/Know Your Rights education, public-health and vaccination outreach focusing on COVID-19, eviction prevention and tenant outreach, and workplace-focused outreach in support of specific campaigns
  • Host virtual and in-person workshops and community events in support of outreach goals
  • Coordinate with organizing team and other staff members to ensure overall organizational priority needs are met
  • Responsible for ensuring program deliverables and goals are being met on a monthly basis
  • Responsible for completing monthly grant reports
  • Assisting in debriefing staff and assisting in developing raps
  • Assist team in growing and guiding WWJ leadership committees  
  • Assist in the professional development of field staff
  • Assisting in Staff Development and Training
  • Assist Executive Director in maintaining relationships with funders as well as identifying new funding opportunities 


Requirements:

  • Previous organizing supervisory experience preferred 
  • Ability to make and execute a workplan
  • Experience developing and executing field plan
  • Experience assisting field staff in developing field plan
  • Ability to work independently 
  • Willingness to work long hours, including some nights and weekends
  • A working vehicle and a valid drivers' license
  • Basic computer and writing skills
  • A strong commitment to social justice
  • Spanish speaking a plus


Salary 55k-68k a year depending on experience. Benefits and car allowance are provided. People of color are urged to apply. Women are urged to apply. Can work from our Joliet or Chicago office. E-mail resume and cover letter to roberto@warehouseworker.org

Warehouse Workers for Justice (WWJ) is a worker center fighting for good, living wage jobs among the thousands of transportation and logistics workers in the Chicago area, home of North America's largest inland port. Our work blends union and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    October 18, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    October 1, 2021
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

USD 55,000 - USD 68,000

Benefits

Benefits and car allowance are provided, including fully-paid health insurance.

Benefits and car allowance are provided, including fully-paid health insurance.

Level of Language Proficiency

English required; Spanish fluency strongly preferred.

English required; Spanish fluency strongly preferred.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Chicago, IL
Associated Location
37 S. Ashland, Chicago, IL 60607, United States
First Floor

How to Apply

E-mail resume and cover letter to Roberto Clack at roberto@warehouseworker.org

E-mail resume and cover letter to Roberto Clack at roberto@warehouseworker.org

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