Organizer

AFSCME MN Council 5 is currently taking applications for the position of Organizer.  This position is based out of the South St. Paul office.  This position will have full-time organizing responsibilities working primarily to organize new units of workers.

DESCRIPTION OF ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS:

Primary job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Building and maintaining relationships with non-union workers, members, and staff
  • Identifying and developing worker leaders
  • Developing and guiding worker committees
  • Empowering workers to build community and act to improve their working conditions
  • Visiting workers at their homes and worksites
  • Working with teams of members and staff on organizing campaigns, focused on non-union workers
  • Mapping and charting workplaces and relationships
  • Facilitating a variety of trainings

Applicants must have:

  • A commitment to social and economic justice, equity, and inclusion
  • Skills to professionally communicate, in various forms, and maintain open dialogue with people
  • The ability to inspire and motivate others to action
  • The ability to respectfully work with and relate to people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • A willingness to learn, share, and encourage the growth of other people
  • The ability to navigate complex interpersonal relationships
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently, and with limited supervision
  • A valid driver's license and the willingness to travel
  • Willingness to work non-traditional hours with flexibility
  • Salary and benefits determined by collective bargaining agreement.

Please address applications to:                      

Michael LaCoste, Organizing Director
AFSCME Minnesota Council 5
300 Hardman Avenue South
South St. Paul, MN 55075

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and references via email to:  [email protected].

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION IS FRIDAY, MARCH 29, 2019 at 4:00 PM

AFSCME MINNESOTA COUNCIL 5
(American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO)
651-450-4990

AFSCME Council 5 is an Equal Opportunity Employer; women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.