Community Organizer

Community Organizer

Community Organizer 150 150 Flemus1445
UFCW Local 1445
January 17, 2023
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UFCW Local 1445



Job Description


Bargaining Position Title: Community Organizer

Salary Position: $50,000

Probation period: 6 months

Minimum hours of work: 40


Position Summary:

The community organizer will work on developing and assessing opportunities and programs to build relationships with community leaders volunteers and allies wishing a specific community.

The community organizer will be responsible to create leverage and capacity for local 1445 organizing drives through a grass root approach to mobilize leaders who act collectively, and strategically to empower workers to protect their rights, to improve their quality of life.

Areas of Responsibility

  • Planning and carrying out various actions, meetings, campaigns within a community.
  • Developing and working with the community and political allies and empowering leaders in these capacities.
  • Identifying, recruiting, developing, and mobilizing leaders in strategic, sustained, meaningful ways.
  • Engaging in one-on-one persuasion, inoculation, assessment, and motivation of unorganized workers at the worksite, in meetings, on the phone, and on home visits as necessary.
  • Developing and carrying out community campaign work plans.
  • Developing work issue campaigns based on group issues and coordinating with local all local 1445’s directors.
  • Organizing, coordinating, and supporting union political, contract, organizing, and issue campaigns.
  • Understand and connect members issues within their community and advise the local on how and where to get involved in those communities to build capacity and local 1445’s presence.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Bilingual skills are highly desired.
  • Driver's license and vehicle required.
  • Experience in the labor moment issues and structure.
  • Knowledge of database softwares, Internet and basic computer skills.
  • Ability to lead, motivate and inspire members to develop into leaders and participate in key union programs (i.e. politics, organizing, bargaining, etc.)
  • Demonstrated understanding of organizing for power and commitment to social justice.
  • Ability to take initiative and be creative in developing new roles for community involvement
  • Sound interpersonal and communication skills appropriate to providing a quality member experience including the ability to establish and cultivate respectful relationships with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Working knowledge of collective bargaining issues.
  • Sound organizational skills to manage and prioritize work subject to deadlines in a dynamic and changing environment, as an individual and as a member of a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to formulate and deliver on short-term and long-term organizing plans, member development and capacity building goals.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should email their resumes to President Fernando Lemus at or fax resumes to the president’s attention at