Union Representative/Organizer — Humboldt County

The National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) is searching for a talented, hard-working individual committed to building a powerful and democratic union.  The successful candidate for this position will have organizing experience, preferably in healthcare, organizing workers already represented under collective bargaining agreements.  She/he/they will be values-driven, self-motivated and resourceful.

ABOUT NUHW

The National Union of Healthcare Workers is helping revitalize the labor movement with its commitment to worker empowerment and democratic ideals.

Founded in 2009, we have grown to represent more than 15,000 mental health clinicians, nurses, nursing assistants, medical technicians, clerks, and service workers. NUHW members are leading the fight to improve patient care, raise living standards, and hold healthcare corporations accountable to their employees and the communities they serve. And NUHW-represented mental health clinicians are powerful advocates for ending the stigma surrounding mental illness and enforcing mental health parity rules so that patients get the treatment they need when they need it.

To learn more about NUHW and its values, see the video at NUHW.org/about.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to motivate and lead workers in struggle
  • Fluency in Spanish and English preferred
  • Effective communication skills – listening, spoken and written
  • Capacity to establish and cultivate relationships with people from diverse backgrounds
  • 2 year minimum experience in labor organizing or relevant field of organizing
  • Formal and informal negotiating skills preferred
  • Proficiency in computer applications including Gmail, Word, Excel, and use of the Internet
  • Willingness to work long hours, including evenings and weekends

Must have a car, driver license, and insurance; cell phone with email capability.

COMPENSATION

Salary: $56,000-$97,000 plus $6,000 auto allowance, employer paid medical, dental and vision benefits for employee and family; life insurance for employee; holidays, sick leave, vacation; 401(k) with 14% employer contribution.

HOW TO APPLY

Email your resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to: jobs@nuhw.org.