Field Representative / Organizer

Based in Burlington, VT

AFT Vermont is hiring a smart, motivated Field Representative/Organizer who is willing to work hard for social justice. This position will support existing Healthcare and/or Higher Education locals by working with our leaders to organize for contract and grievance wins, as well as support our efforts to organize new professionals into our union.

AFT Vermont is a democratic labor union. We organize to win better wages, respect, and improvements at work and in the statehouse. We are the fastest growing Union in Vermont and our 3,500 member households span the entire state.

We are looking for a team member who has:

  • Demonstrated the ability to work as part of a team
  • Experience as an organizer (as a union organizer a plus)
  • Experience working in healthcare and/or higher education a plus
  • The ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • The ability to work independently, solve problems, manage time and priorities
  • The ability to work long and irregular hours
  • Strong listening, speaking and written communication skills
  • An automobile and valid driver's license required

Compensation: Competitive salary dependent on experience. Benefits include fully paid single or family medical insurance, 401K and generous paid time off benefits.

Please email a writing sample (preferably an organizing communication), cover letter and résumé (as pdfs) to info@upvaft.org by 1/18/2017. No phone inquiries.

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