Union Organizer-in-Training – Healthcare Campaign : Illinois

SEIU Local 1

SEIU Local 1

Union Organizer-in-Training
Healthcare Campaign

Based in Chicago, IL

Annual Pay: $42,724.01/YR

SEIU Local 1 has been on the cutting edge of building the power of low-wage workers in service industries and fighting for economic, racial, immigrant and environmental justice. We are now hiring Organizers in Chicago, IL to work on exciting campaigns to organize new workers.


  • Conducting broad and intensive outreach efforts to low-wage workers.
  • Building one-on-one relationships with workers.
  • Identifying and developing leaders to guide and lead campaigns.
  • Conducting individual/group meetings with workers to discuss and plan organizing campaigns.
  • Motivating individual workers and groups of workers to take action.
  • Engaging workers in broader union efforts to bring pressure to bear on industry sectors.
  • Coordinating with workers to gather information that is useful in identifying opportunities for membership growth and mobilization.
  • Working to involve community allies in organizing campaigns.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends.
  • Capacity to work independently and with a team.
  • The ability to make and follow through on a work plan.
  • Sharp communications skills.
  • Basic writing and computer skills.
  • The ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Willingness to conduct house visits and site visits.
  • Previous experience in union or community organizing is desirable.
  • A demonstrated commitment to social justice is required
  • A car and a valid driver’s license are required.
  • Bilingual fluency in English/Spanish or English/Arabic is a plus but not required.
  • If offered a Local 1 Organizer position, you will be required to relocate to Chicago, Illinois if you currently do not reside in Chicago.


  • Salary is competitive and based on SEIU Local 1 Staff Union Contract.
  • Full benefits package including health insurance, a pension plan, paid vacation and $480.00 monthly car allowance.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/wdpppkd4vs5h9wq4


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