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Field Organizer
Full-time project position
Colorado with emphasis on Denver and Pueblo areas

Colorado WINS is the local union of state employees making historic gains to secure quality public services and jobs organizing across Colorado. We are a democratic, member-driven organization representing state employees across all state departments and institutions. We strive to improve public services by working with management and stakeholders to address the needs of all Coloradans.

We are looking for a Field Organizer to join our team on an exciting, fast-paced campaign to build capacity and win for Colorado state employees. 
Key Responsibilities

  • Identify, recruit and develop leadership
  • Recruit new membership
  • Organize workers and worksite actions
  • Participate in contract/agreement campaigns
  • Conduct mobilization(s) and turn out for actions and meetings
  • Maintain accurate worksite (building and worker) information
  • Communicate with Campaign Lead Organizers and Coordinators
  • Conduct effective house visits and one-on-one communication
  • Conduct worker meetings and leadership meetings
  • Conduct effective worksite visits

Job Requirements

  • Demonstrated commitment to social and economic justice
  • A strong desire to win for Coloradan working families and public services
  • Strong social, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Motivated self-starter who is also a solid team player
  • Strong computer skills a plus (Microsoft Word, Excel, and internet)
  • Experience in a labor or community organization a strong plus
  • Experience in political organizing a plus
  • Prior experience in comprehensive campaigns a strong plus
  • Strong planning, time-management and problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to work with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds
  • Possession of a valid US driver’s license, proof of auto insurance and an automobile for business use
  • Ability to work long and irregular hours
  • Ability to travel
  • Spanish – bilingual is a plus

Salary & Benefits
Competitive salary and benefits
Location
Colorado with focus in the Pueblo and Denver areas
How to Apply
To apply, email Carlos Padilla directly at carlos.padilla@seiu.org.
Colorado WINS is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

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