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Company name:Fight for $15

Compensation$48,000 Annually

Benefits Offered Medical, Dental

Employment Type Full-Time

‘FIGHT FOR 15’ CAMPAIGN ORGANIZER

Beginning 6/26/2017 Ending 7/19/2017

Labor Organizer - Bilingual preferred

Boston, MA

The Massachusetts “Fight for 15” campaign is seeking candidates committed to the fight for economic and social justice. This is an exciting opportunity to learn how the campaign mobilizes low wage workers and builds a committed worker committee for an innovative and ground-breaking campaign that is bringing together fast food and low wage workers to fight for $15 an hour and a union. The position is a three week long boot camp paid at $15/hr with the potential to be hired at ~$50,000/yr salary position.

Please send resumes and inquires to Bridget Daley at bridget.daley1@gmail.com

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Conduct outreach to low wage workers through work site, off site and house visits.

Identify worker issues and mobilize workers to join the Fight for $15 campaign.

Identify, recruit and develop worksite leaders.

Mobilize workers to participate in and lead worksite actions and public mobilizations and events. Organizing towards big action on July 18th.

Assist with planning and executing campaign strategy, events and actions.

Additional responsibilities and duties as required

REQUIREMENTS:

Demonstrated commitment to social justice and worker rights.

Previous experience working on progressive campaigns with campus, community, political, labor OR issue-based organizations is desirable.

Valid U.S. driver’s license, working automobile (to be used for work purposes) and valid auto insurance

Preferred proficiency in Spanish, Portuguese, Cape Verdean creole, and Haitian creole

Ability to work independently and effectively within a team.

Excellent interpersonal, communication and listening skills.

Ability to work calmly and effectively under demanding deadlines.

Flexible and able to adjust to rapidly changing campaign priorities.

Share our commitment to building a diverse union.

PAY:

Three week trial period. Candidates will be considered for permanent salaried positions after performance in the three weeks.

During the three weeks, $15/hr for 40 hours per week, $50 for car use

About Fight for $15:

The Fight for $15 is a movement of fast food workers who are fighting for a living wage and dignity at work.

• Location: Boston, Boston, MA

• Post ID: 42904143 boston
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