The Service Employees International Union, Local 73 is a powerful voice for workers. Local 73 proudly represents 25,000 public service workers in Illinois and Indiana. We represent employees of every job description and title. Our members provide vital services that Illinois and Indiana residents rely on. Local 73 members care for your children, our seniors parents, and provide a host of other important services.
Organizing with SEIU Local 73 is about being a leader in the struggle to transform people's lives. Organizers empower workers to make gains in areas that matter to them and their families. Organizers lead workers through a process that allows them to have say in working conditions such as wages, benefits, respect and a voice on the job.
Description An organizer at Local 73 is responsible for:
Organizing workers to overcome opposition and win union recognition
Identifying, recruiting and developing worker leaders and community allies
Communicating union vision and developing/implementing the plan to win union recognition
Involving members in bringing a union voice to the unorganized
Conducting basic research and logistics of an organizing campaign
A passion for justice, a willingness to learn, the ability to work long, irregular hours, and the ability to travel frequently Good communication skills, personal discipline and organization, good judgment, and the ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures Computer skills Union or community organizing experience is preferred Women and people of color are encouraged to apply
To Apply E-mail a resume, a letter explaining why you want to do this work and names and contact information of three references to Jen Haggard, Jhaggard@seiu73.org. Please type “organizer” in the subject line.
300 South Ashland, Suite 400 • Chicago, Illinois 60607 312.787.5868 • www.seiu73.org