Job Category: Local Union Requisition Number: UNION002492 Type: Full-Time Location: Local Detroit MI | Detroit | MI | 48202 | USA
SEIU Healthcare Michigan is a dynamic, action-oriented union representing over 17,000 healthcare workers in Michigan. We believe in a society defined by freedom and justice, where we can all have quality education, health care, and jobs, and where we all can live a full and plentiful life of our choosing.
For over 50 years, SEIU HCMI has been the leading health care union working to build power and bring to the table the voices of those who make our healthcare systems run. Our focus is to organize together to build power and demand and win social and economic justice for our communities.
As an organizer at our union, you will be assigned to labor organizing campaigns, trained on the fundamentals of union organizing and will have the opportunity to learn the skills needed to help workers build power in the workplace.
Key Responsibilities include:
? Conducting broad and intensive outreach efforts to non-union workers.
? Building one-on-one relationships with workers.
? Identifying, recruiting, and developing worker leaders.
? Conducting individual and group meetings with workers to move organizing
? Engaging, motivating, and mobilizing workers.
? Planning and carrying out actions and events to support worker organizing efforts
? Previous union organizing experience
? Demonstrated commitment to social and economic justice.
? Ability and willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and
? Excellent listening, oral and written communication skills.
? Basic computer literacy and ability to learn the organizations technology tools.
? Ability to work independently as well as with a team.
? Willingness to conduct work site and home visits.
? Strong planning, time-management, and problem-solving skills.
? Possession of a valid U.S. drivers license, proof of auto insurance, and an automobile for business use.
? Ability and willingness to travel, as needed
? Fluency in Arabic, Spanish, French is highly preferred but not required.
? Excellent listening skills, especially the ability to draw out people's individual
stories by asking open-ended questions.
? Ability to work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds and
? High School Diploma or GED required; Secondary Education preferred.
? Proof of Covid-19 vaccination is a condition of employment.
? VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS: Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID – 19 vaccinations by the date of hire. Proof of full vaccination required.
Annual salary is $45,000, with a fully covered benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k and pension plan, paid vacation, and monthly car and cell phone allowance. This is a full-time, salaried, over-time exempt position.
A resume and cover letter are required for all applications. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for SEIU HealthCare Michigan, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position, and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan.
SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People of color are encouraged to apply.