SEIU Healthcare 1199NW’s mission is to unite, build power among, and improve standards for healthcare workers and to fight for quality, affordable healthcare for all Washingtonians. In support of these goals, Field Administrative Assistants play a key role using data and organizational skills to support the union organizing team of SEIU Healthcare 1199NW. The ideal candidate for this position will have an understanding of union organizing, experience with UnionWare or VAN, experience in data management, and experience with event logistics. This position reports to the Office Manager and work is directed by the Lead Field Administrative Assistant.
Physical Requirements: Work is performed 95% in an office setting and 5% in the field.
Compensation: Competitive salary and excellent benefits as set by collective bargaining agreement. The hourly range is $20.68 – $28.70 hourly (depending on experience).
Employment Term: This is a permanent position, with a three (3) month initial probationary period.
Location: This position is based in Renton, WA
Position posted: August 15, 2016
Application deadline: August 26, 2016
To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to Penny Lowry at pennyl@seiu1199nw,org
SEIU Healthcare 1199NW is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, and LGBTQ individuals are encouraged to apply.
NEW Positions Building Power with a Progressive Union: SEIU Healthcare 1199NW!
SEIU 1199NW is Washington’s largest healthcare union, an independent democratic organization which advocates for strong jobs, access to healthcare for all and strong patient and client care and services in Washington’s hospitals, clinics and mental health facilities. There are NEW positions available with both existing and newly organized healthcare workers throughout Puget Sound and Central Washington.
Join a team that is doing bold worksite based organizing and bargaining for greater voice for working people and a more just society. SEIU Healthcare 1199NW is an organization that values development, engagement and growth for staff and members.
Job Description: Healthcare Organizer
Internal Healthcare Organizers: Work with existing union members to develop new leaders and activists within union chapters to bargain and enforce strong contracts, take on and win workplace improvements and activate union members in building a union voice in their worksite and their larger community.
External Healthcare Organizers: Work with non-union healthcare workers to successfully form their union. Engage worksite leaders and member organizers around a vision of union difference and leadership that WIN union elections and first contracts.
Additional Organizational and Position Background
Women & candidates of color are encouraged to apply. Labor or community organizing experience preferred but not required, all positions at 1199NW offer orientation, training and development. Competitive salary and highly generous benefit package available commiserate experience. Full posting at: www.seiu1199nw.org
Applicants must submit a current resume, with references and a cover letter expressing what their commitment and interest in the labor movement is in order to be considered for the position. Resumes and cover letters should be sent to:
SEIU Healthcare 1199NW
15 South Grady Way, #200
Renton, WA 98057