Member Resources Organizer


Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $48,600.00
Maximum: $78,200.00

Published:

03/29/2018

Start Date:

05/01/2018

Application Deadline:

04/20/2018

Address

1730 Commercial Street Southeast
Salem
Oregon
97302
United States

Description

SEIU Local 503 - Stronger Together


SEIU Local 503 is Oregon's union of 65,000 nursing home, homecare, child care

and other care providers, public and non-profit workers. We are part of the 2

million member Service Employees International Union (SEIU), committed to

building power for low-wage workers and engaging in social and economic justice

issues facing working families, from affordable housing to immigrant rights. We

wage big campaigns to win better wages, healthcare and more secure jobs to help

ensure that workers--not just corporations and CEOs--benefit from today’s

global economy.


We are hiring member resource center organizers to work with a team of staff

and member leaders to ensure that the hard-won rights and benefits in our

collective bargaining agreements are defended and enforced.


Positions Currently Available:

Union Organizer (Member Resource Center) – Bilingual Preferred


Job Duties: Organizing (internal and external); political action; training and

education; assist leaders/officers in the performance of their responsibilities;

membership drives; interpreting and enforcing collective bargaining agreements;

contract interpretation; grievance handling and preparation and presentation of

arbitration cases; advising members on the steps to be taken to resolve issues;

working with members and employers to settle disputes and grievances;

identifying potential organizing issues and organizing members to take action

around such issues where appropriate; identifying, recruiting and developing

member leaders to carry out the work of the Union, and consistent and thorough

record-keeping and database management.


Position Requirements: Two or more years of demonstrated capabilities in

contract enforcement preferred. Arbitration experience preferred. Experience or

background which demonstrates capabilities in organizing, bargaining, contract

administration, political action, leadership identification and development, and

motivating people to take action. A demonstrated commitment to empowering

workers through the labor movement. Experience working for social justice as

an organizer or activist. Ability and stamina to work irregular and long hours and

to attend weekend and evening activities. Excellent communications skills

required. Bilingual skills are preferred – especially Russian, Vietnamese, Spanish,

Cantonese and Somali.


Pay and Benefits: Organizing positions provide comprehensive fully paid health,

dental and vision benefits for employee and eligible dependents, domestic

partner benefits, generous holiday and vacation policies, a monthly car and cell

phone allowance, and a 15% employer-paid defined contribution 401K.

Compensation range is based on experience, $48,600-$78,200 annually.


Hiring: We are committed to hiring staff who reflect our membership and model

the unity and equity that we seek to create in Oregon communities. Women,

LGBTQ, people of color, people with disabilities and immigrants strongly

encouraged to apply.


How to Apply: Submit your cover letter describing your interest and a resume in

one attachment (PDF preferred) by e-mail to: ruizs@seiu503.org. Label your

document(s) as follows: Your Last Name. Your First Name and MRC Organizer

Application. (E xample: Parks Rosa MRC Organizer Application)


Benefits

Pay and Benefits: Organizing positions provide comprehensive fully paid health,

dental and vision benefits for employee and eligible dependents, domestic

partner benefits, generous holiday and vacation policies, a monthly car and cell

phone allowance, and a 15% employer-paid defined contribution 401K.

Compensation range is based on experience, $48,600-$78,200 annually.

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual skills are preferred – especially Russian, Vietnamese, Spanish,

Cantonese and Somali.


Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

ruizs@seiu503.org

Submit your cover letter describing your interest and a resume in

one attachment (PDF preferred) by e-mail to: ruizs@seiu503.org. Label your

document(s) as follows: Your Last Name. Your First Name and MRC Organizer

Application. (E xample: Parks Rosa MRC Organizer Application)



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