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Organizer
Texas AFT AMP

Based in East Texas, TX
(Nacogdoches/Lufkin or Tyler area)



Texas AFT AMP is seeking 1 full-time Organizer in East Texas in the Nacogdoches/Lufkin, or Tyler area. This position is supervised by a Lead Organizer and reports to a Regional Coordinator. Organizers perform a number of duties, including recruiting new members, identifying potential leaders and activists, and tracking data in their assigned areas. Our organizing work includes consolidation within established locals, working with Organizing Committees to build new locals, and new organizing in the associate membership program.

Applicants should have a working knowledge of unions and a strong commitment to the labor movement. Some organizing experience is a plus, but not a requirement. Teachers and paraprofessionals are highly encouraged to apply.

This job requires often long and irregular hours, some weekend work, and travel.

JOB OPENING: Full-time Organizer

HOW TO APPLY: Please submit resume, cover letter and at least three professional references to the link below:
https://organizers.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2gb5ring4jc/aaak

DEADLINE TO APPLY: February 28, 2018

SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Take direction from the Regional Coordinator and the Lead Organizer on daily and weekly activities to grow AFT membership in the assigned school districts
  • Make appointments for school visits, one-on-one visits, and other interaction with members and potential members in assigned school districts to make assessments
  • Attend daily and weekly meetings with supervisors to discuss progress and make plans
  • Enter assessments and other data collected in a database on a weekly basis
  • Occasionally, assignment as a formula rep in other parts of the state or country as required for short periods of time

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong commitment to the labor movement
  • Some knowledge of public sector unions in non-collective bargaining situations is preferred
  • Computer literacy required, some database experience preferred
  • Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to work independently

COMPENSATION:
The Organizer position makes $42,000/year with a benefits package governed by a collective bargaining agreement.

Equal Opportunity Employer and all are encouraged to apply.

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