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United Food and Commercial Workers -- UFCW Local 99

United Food and Commercial Workers
UFCW Local 99


Organizer-in-Training

Candidate must live in the Salt Lake City, UT area


Organization Profile:
United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) is the largest private sector labor union in Utah. Representing 1,000s of workers in the grocery, retail, food services and private sector industries. We organize to improve working conditions in our industries and fight to improve economic, political and social justice in our workplaces and in our communities.

Job Description:
UFCW L99 is currently looking for energetic people who want to make a difference in people’s lives and be part of building a progressive union. Organizer-in-Training will work alongside UFCW L99 staff on an organizing campaign or daily direct them in order to develop union organizing skills. Organizer-in-Training is a temporary position, with the possibility of advancement, the hours are flexible, but applicant must be willing to work nights and weekends.

Qualifications:
The successful candidate must be willing and excited to learn from experienced organizers, as well as be able to work with diverse groups of people. Must be interested in a career in the labor movement. OIT’s must be committed to building power for working people and to the fight for workplace justice. Applicants must be able to demonstrate good communication and writing skills as well as general computer skills: the ability to problem solve, multi-task and take initiative. Second language is a plus. Candidate must live in Salt Lake City area.

UFCW is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Salary/Wages:
Pay based on experience.

Application Instructions:
Please email your résumé and cover letter to: sseeberg@ufcw.org.

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