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Laborers' Mid-Atlantic Regional Organizing Coalition

Laborers' Mid-Atlantic Regional Organizing Coalition


Organizer / Organizer-in-Training

Based in the Washington DC/Northern Virginia area
(DC, MD, VA)

 

The LIUNA Mid-Atlantic Regional Organizing Coalition of the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA!) is seeking a dedicated and creative Organizer / Organizer-in-Training. This position will be involved in a full range of organizing, leadership development and representation of a diverse membership. We are seeking someone who will help drive our union organizing campaigns in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

LiUNA! Mid-Atlantic is dedicated to providing family-sustaining wages and benefits to working families. For more than 100 years, LiUNA! has worked hard to build and serve America, as well as to preserve and increase living standards, respect, and safety for our members. Please apply today and join a dynamic and dedicated team fighting for working families.

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Effectively advance the Union’s positions in community groups, political groups, and labor councils and with local, state and federal officials and legislative bodies.
  • Conducting broad and intensive outreach efforts to low-wage workers.
  • Motivating individual workers and groups of workers to take action.
  • Identify, recruit, train and develop worksite leaders and stewards.
  • Develop and maintain effective communication networks in worksites, including writing and distributing leaflets, notices, newsletters, emails and other materials among worksite leaders, stewards and members.
  • Coordinating with workers to gather information that is useful in identifying opportunities for membership growth and mobilization.
  • Other duties as required.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Bilingual (Spanish) is desirable.
  • A car and a valid driver’s license are required.
  • Willingness to work long and irregular hours and participate in all union wide activities.
  • Willingness to travel and work in different locations for determined periods of time.
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport with various ethnic, occupational, and social groups.
  • Previous experience as a union steward, an organizer, or proven ability to uphold the responsibilities of the job.

Salary: Commensurate with experience; all qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply;

Benefits. Excellent Benefits Package – Health care, Dental, Prescription, Vision, Retirement plans, and flexible vacation/time off policy

To Apply:
Email résumé and cover letter to kshim@maliuna.org

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