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Huron Valley Area Labor Federation, AFL-CIO

Huron Valley Area Labor Federation, AFL-CIO
United Way of Washtenaw County

Community Services Liaison

Based in Washtenaw County, MI

Description: AFL-CIO Community Services Liaison (CSL)
Reports to: United Way of Washtenaw County CEO
Status: Full Time/Exempt
UWA Position Code: 703

Part I: Description of Position

As a Mission Driven, Community Impact United Way, every employee in the organization is responsible to focus on mobilizing human and financial resources to help individuals and families build better lives and a stronger community. The Community Service Liaison’s responsibilities are to help promote United Way contributions from union members, to help recruit union volunteers for United Way and to facilitate community services in Washtenaw County. As a full time employee the CSL works with the Resource Development department and is a direct report to the CEO.


  • The Community Service Liaison makes his/her fundraising work for the United Way campaign a priority over all other work or services performed on behalf of United Way and shall be accountable to United Way in terms of reporting requirements, attending United Way meetings, setting goals, and work plans.
  • Implement the AFL-CIO Community Services Program including providing assistance to workers and their families; providing service to the community; improving support systems, public and private, for workers and their families so they are better served; improving the social and economic conditions of working families to reduce their need for services and assistance.
  • Increase labor support for the United Way campaign as donors and volunteers.
  • Cultivate AFL-CIO United Way partnerships.
  • Fulfill AFL-CIO responsibilities:
  • Complete the annual joint work plan developed each year by the United Way in agreement with the HVALF, based on the national AFL-CIO model
  • Attend appropriate HVALF and AFL-CIO and United Way meetings and conferences.
  • Make monthly reports to the HVALF and reports as requested to the United Way and the AFL-CIO Community Services Regional Director.

Part II: Scope

Direction of Others:

  • Volunteers


  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Moderate level of analytical skills.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Moderate level of independent thinking and judgment.
  • Moderate level of decision making.

Part III: Qualifications

  • The CSL shall be a United Way employee, selected by the AFL-CIO in accordance with the AFL-CIO selection process, and final decision and acceptance made by United Way.

Part IV: Working Conditions

  • Ability to transport 25 pounds.
  • Current driver’s license.
  • Acceptance of work outside of normal business hours.
  • Ability to be flexible and efficient, yet meet deadlines.

Applications should include (1) a cover letter, setting out knowledge of – and experience in – the labor movement; (2) a résumé; and (3) the names, positions and contact information for three references.

Salary: depends upon qualifications, but no less than $45,000 plus benefits; after one year, salary will rise to $62,000, provided that performance has been satisfactory.

Union members, women, people of color, and LGBT+ people are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply:
Please send applications to Ian Robinson, President, Huron Valley Area Labor Federation (HVALF), AFL-CIO at:, and cc them to the HVALF Field Coordinator at: If you have questions about the position, you are welcome to submit them to these email addresses.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, with a deadline of Friday, July 17th. On-line interviews will be scheduled for the following week. We hope to have the position filled by the end of July.

WHEN APPLYING: Be sure to indicate that you saw this information at UNIONJOBS.COM.

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