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Full-time Organizer
Suburban Houston Organizing Project

Based in Houston, TX


The Suburban Houston Organizing Project is seeking a full-time Organizer for the suburban Houston area. This position is supervised by the Project Director. Organizers perform a number of duties, including recruiting new members, identifying potential leaders and activists, and tracking data in their assigned areas. This is a joint venture between the American Federation of Teachers and the Suburban Houston Organizing Project.

Applicants should have a working knowledge of unions and a strong commitment to the labor movement. Organizing experience is a requirement. Teachers and paraprofessionals with organizing experience are highly encouraged to apply.

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

JOB OPENING: Full-time Organizer

HOW TO APPLY: Please submit résumé, cover letter, and at least three professional references by clicking on the link provided below –
https://organizers.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2gb5ri43ri2/aaak

DEADLINE TO APPLY: October 11, 2019

SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Take direction from the Project Director 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
  • Able to work well independently as well as part of a team
  • 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

Equal Employer Opportunity and all are encouraged to apply.

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