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Come Help Us Shape the Future of Healthcare

SEIU Healthcare 1199NW, a progressive healthcare union, is part of the fastest growing union in the country. We are a union of 32,000 healthcare workers strong and growing in Washington and Montana States. We work toward economic and racial justice in our communities and building strong worker-led unions that advocate for good jobs, safer staffing and a voice on the job for frontline staff in hospitals, clinics, behavior health and social service agencies.

Open Roles


Join a growing team that includes over 65 organizers doing bold worksite-based organizing and bargaining throughout Puget Sound, Pacific Northwest and Kalispell, Montana.

Organizers engage in:

  • Leadership Development: Identify and foster existing and new union leaders & activists’ growth and leadership.
  • Racial Justice: Engage workers in our fight to promote racial justice and combat white supremacy.
  • Engage majority participation in contract negotiations through fun and inclusive strategies.
  • Plan: Actions to win improvements in the workplace that promote workplace democracy & justice.
  • Mobilize: Members to participate in community, political and organizing opportunities in the larger union and community.
  • Listen: Utilize your excellent active listening skills to determine workplace concerns by asking open ended questions and listening more than you talk.
  • Welcome & Educate: New members on what a union is and share opportunities for member involvement.
  • Build relationships: Work with people from diverse background and culture. Bilingual skills a plus.

External or “New” Organizing Positions:

  • 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.
  • Articulate a plan to win resulting in the successful GOTV of worker votes in union elections or card check campaigns.

Black, Indigenous, people of color, immigrant, women, LGBTQ+ and people with multilingual skills are strongly encouraged to apply.

We are a statewide union with offices in Seattle, Kent, Spokane, and Yakima, as well as Kalispell, MT.


The position is covered by a Staff Union with a collective bargaining agreement.

Competitive Salary

$69,479.96 – $95,029.47

Strong benefit package

14% employer contribution to 401K/pension

Time off

13 paid holidays a year and generous time off accrual

Car allowance

Additional $6,000/year


Fully paid family healthcare

Our Culture


Healthcare workers are a predominantly female workforce, and SEIU Healthcare 1199NW members are committed to building respect and equity for the critical work we do that has been at times unseen or undervalued.

SEIU is the nations’ largest union of immigrant workers, and SEIU Healthcare 1199NW members have consistently supported and led in our communities social justice initiatives including racial justice, immigration reform and affordable healthcare for all.

We value experience and also foster an environment where staff have opportunity to grow through mentorship, development programs and on the ground training.


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.

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