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Union Representative / Organizer

This is a full-time position


Monterey, CA and Salinas, CA

Job Description

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 union experience, preferably in healthcare, organizing workers already represented under collective bargaining agreements. They will be values-driven, self-motivated and resourceful.

About the Hospital and Nursing Home Division

NUHW’s Hospital and Nursing Home Division represents healthcare workers in a wide array of job classifications at hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and jails throughout California. Organizers on the Northern and Southern California teams work in close collaboration with their leads and stewards to represent workers and organize them to wage winning contract campaigns.



  • Ability to motivate and lead workers in struggle
  • 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
  • Proficiency in computer applications including Gmail, Word, Excel, and use of the Internet
  • Willingness to work long hours, including evenings and weekends
  • Able to spend long periods of time driving and working on the road
  • Must have a car, driver license, adequate insurance, and a cell phone with email capability


  • Fluency in Spanish
  • Formal or informal negotiating skills

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary $70,936 – $113,088
  • $6,600 auto allowance
  • Employer-paid medical and dental benefits for employee and family
  • Life insurance for employee
  • Holidays, sick leave, vacation
  • HRA and FSA plans
  • 401(k) with 14% employer contribution

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