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JOB SUMMARY: The Internal Organizer, under the leadership of a director or equivalent supervisor, implements strategy and plans for worksite leaders to respond positively and proactively to today’s challenges and opportunities in the workplace and is accountable for specific implementation of assignments.

RESPONSIBILITIES: All duties listed are required but not limited to and may or may not be continuously performed or ongoing at any specific time.

  • The Internal Organizer, under the leadership of a director or equivalent supervisor, implements strategy and plans for worksite leaders to respond positively and proactively to today’s challenges and opportunities in the workplace and is accountable for specific implementation of assignments
  • Applies plans for internal organizing represented worksites and support for organizing nonunion workers when necessary
  • Develops issues and demands for worksite campaigns with a team under supervision
  • Participates, individually and as a team with other staff, under direction, to set goals, create plans to meet those goals and ensure accountability to those plans
  • Engages Executive Board members and worksite leaders in the application of the Local’s goals
  • Participates in Local-wide mobilization efforts, new member events, unit meetings, leadership conferences, and other multi-team activities
  • Provides effective feedback that assists the further development of Local strategy and implementation
  • Maintains complete, accurate, and well-organized files and official records for inclusion in the membership database, master file, grievance, and collective bargaining files
  • Provides Member Resource Center staff with updates on events and information that members and worksite leaders need
  • Other duties as assigned and directed

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1 year or more Union representation experience
  • 1 year or more Union negotiations experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Experience identifying, recruiting, and developing worksite leaders

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: The salary for the position is $52,000 annually, and the position comes with substantial benefits, including an $8,700 annual combined car/phone allowance, paid holidays and vacations, fully paid health benefits, and a defined benefit pension plan fully paid by the employer.

BACKGROUND: SEIU Healthcare Michigan (HCMI) is a dynamic statewide labor union with Detroit-based operations representing thousands of nursing home, home care, and hospital workers throughout Michigan. HCMI members are active and dedicated, fighting to raise standards for healthcare workers across the state and ensure access to quality, affordable healthcare for all Michiganders. HCMI is part of the two-million-member Service Employees International Union (SEIU). With members throughout the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico, we are a diverse workers’ movement that believes that all workers should be valued and all people respected; no matter where we come from or what color we are; that all families and communities should thrive; and that we should leave a better and more equitable world for generations to come.

TO APPLY: Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to the Hiring Committee at info@seiuhealthcaremi.org. HCMI is committed to equal opportunity, and encourages applicants of all ages, races, sexual orientations, genders, national origins, ethnicities, religions, and veteran status. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds and experiences related to our core organizational values and objectives to apply.