Organizer/Union Representative

Monterey, CA

UNITE HERE Local 483 is seeking an organizer to develop leadership among rank & file members, organize the unorganized, and build a strong union based on membership involvement and participation.

Job Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Identify, recruit, train and develop worker-leaders through one-on-one communication
  • Train workers to organize their co-workers
  • Organize, maintain and lead worker committee meetings
  • Represent members in the workplace
  • Mobilize members to participate in action events
  • Willing to work long, irregular hours (including nights and weekends), travel as needed
  • Ability to work with a diverse, multi-cultural membership
  • Commitment to organizing unorganized workers
  • Perform administrative tasks to support organizing (maintain database, produce materials, correspondence, etc.)
  • Bi-lingual Spanish speaker preferred

UNITE HERE! Local 483 is a Union of 1,300 hotel and food service workers in Monterey and Santa Cruz counties. It is affiliated with UNITE HERE!, a progressive labor union that fights for dignity, living wages and affordable health care for low wage workers. Local 483 works closely with other UNITE HERE! Locals in Northern California and throughout North America.

Wage negotiable depending upon experience. Quality benefits.

To apply, please send your resume, two references, and a cover letter describing why you want to be an organizer at Local 483. Please address these to Hector Azpilcueta at hazpilcueta@unitehere.org.

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