MCOSH - Midstate Council for Occupational Safety and Health

Midstate Council for Occupational Safety and Health

Program Director/Health & Safety Instructor/Fundraiser

Based out of Ithica, NY


  • Grant management – quarterly and final report writing, financials recordkeeping, create and maintain grant spreadsheets allocating all MCOSH expenses.
  • Prepare, approve, and submit timesheets for staff working on programs being managed.
  • Advertise and hire workers, in collaboration with the Board, for programs being managed.
  • Be able to provide training on core program modules, including training for trainers.
  • Grant writing and fundraising to ensure maintenance of MCOSH programming and finances.
  • Work with Outreach Director and Youth Coordinator to initiate and facilitate outreach to current and prospective training partners.
  • Works under the authority of the MCOSH Board and will interact periodically, as needed, with the Board Chair.
  • Updating MCOSH newsletter/fundraising/contact database.
  • Oversee Teens Lead @ Work program, in coordination with Youth Coordinator.
    • Mentoring of Peer Leaders.
      • Coordinate and facilitate Peer Leaders’ meetings and curriculum development.
      • Organize training to be led by Peer Leaders.
      • Participate with and/or lead training teams, as needed.
      • Prepare for and lead training of new Peer Leaders.
      • Prepare for and lead training of current Peer Leaders in new training modules.
      • Continue to develop training skills and modules, as needed.
  • Co-facilitate bi-weekly staff meetings with Outreach Director.
  • Organize Worker Memorial Day events, maintain awareness of area workplace fatalities
  • Maintain outreach and relationships with area union locals, regions and district councils
  • Support Farmworker Union organizing efforts in New York State.
  • Report to MESF Board at quarterly meetings.
  • Facilitate communication with Nat’l COSH and participate in all Nat’l COSH conference calls and the annual conference. These and other work-related programs may require overnight travel.
  • Be prepared to speak publicly on behalf of MCOSH.
  • Manage the website and Facebook page, in coordination with Outreach Director
  • Maintain office space and coordinate with ookkeeper, Treasurer, office partners and building manager.
  • Assist in maintaining COVID-19 and other safety protocols in the office and with in-person training.

This is a union position with the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades. It is a full-time position (40 hours) with the possibility of working fewer hours. The wage scale is based on experience with the current top rate of $29.95/hour. The position includes benefits of payments into the union pension, annuity and other union funds, currently of $6.55/hour. The position includes the eligibility to purchase from the union’s health insurance plans.

To Apply:
You can send a letter of interest/résumé to: board@midstatecosh.org, or to our mailing address at: 701 West MLK (State) Street, Ithica, NY 14850.

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