Louisiana Federation of Teachers and School Employees

Louisiana Federation of Teachers and School Employees

Full time Organizer
Associate Membership Program

Based in Baton Rouge, LA


This is a full time position for an Organizer to work on an ongoing organizing campaign in Baton Rouge, LA. Organizers are responsible for a variety of aspects of a campaign including building relationships with workers, recruiting and sustaining membership, developing issues-based organizing plans for assigned areas, and for building and maintaining motivation of organizing committee members and activists. The Associate Membership Program is a joint venture with the American Federation of Teachers.


  • Willing to work long and irregular hours plus weekends when necessary.
  • In possession of an insured vehicle and valid driver’s license.
  • Have strong communication skills.
  • Be motivated, responsible, organized, professional and detail oriented.
  • Able to work with individuals different from oneself and be an effective, collaborative team member.
  • Able to accept constructive feedback and direction from campaign supervisor.
  • Dedicated to social and economic justice, and public education.
  • Experienced in community, student, labor, or environmental activism is a plus for the organizer position.
  • Union organizing experience is preferred.

Applicants must be flexible with regards to geography and/or be willing to relocate. Duties may require extensive travel around the state and possible travel outside the state.


  • Organize and mobilize workers
  • Attend daily and weekly meetings with supervisors, colleagues, and leaders to discuss progress and plan activities.
  • One-on-one visits, site visits, meetings, and other interaction with members and potential members
  • Write work plans, reports, and member communications as needed
  • Enter assessments and other data collected in a database on a weekly basis
  • Occasionally, be assigned to other parts of the state or country as required
  • Take directions from supervisor on daily and weekly activities to grow LFT/AFT membership and accomplish goals.

Excellent salary and benefits package including employer paid family coverage for health/dental/ vision and a generous 401K employer contribution.

To Apply:
Please submit résumé, with references and a cover letter to sbibbs@aft.org

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