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Registered Nurses Professional Association

Registered Nurses Professional Association


Apprentice Organizer

Based in San Jose, CA


Position Overview
This is an entry-level Organizer position. The primary focus of the position is to initiate and conduct new organizing campaigns; to develop workplace leaders within the local union; and to increase union visibility and assist with direct action campaigns in key workplaces as directed by local union staff.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Help to identify and develop appropriate new organizing targets and campaign plans, with goals, strategies, and resources needed to execute the plans
  • Conduct and coordinate phone calls, site visits and other 1:1 outreach to build membership, support leaders and further the goals of a campaign
  • Identify and develop new workplace leaders
  • Conduct new member orientations
  • Write and produce basic campaign leaflets and other materials
  • Manage lists, Access database, assessments, charts and other campaign tools
  • Assist with member turnout for events and actions
  • Identify workplace issues and help members organize for solutions and power
  • Submit a detailed report each week demonstrating activities

Job Qualifications and Requirements

  • Demonstrated commitment to the labor movement and social justice
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer skills and proficiency with basic programs such as Access and Word
  • Car, insurance and driver’s license required
  • Willingness to work evenings, weekends and long irregular hours.
  • Ability to provide detailed campaign summaries and assessments
  • Ability to establish and maintain credibility with diverse demographic groups, as well as, with professional, technical, administrative and service workers
  • Experience assisting members to resolve grievances, and other workplace issues
  • An understanding of how the collective bargaining process works

Health care organizing or experience a plus

To Apply:
All interested applicants must apply by submitting résumé to: info@rnpa.net.

Fax: 408-292-4729

Address:

Registered Nurses Professional Association
950 S. Bascom Ave, Suite 2120
San Jose, CA 95128

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