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UDWA Overview:

United Domestic Worker of America (UDWA) Care Providers Union/AFSCME Local 3930 is a statewide labor union that represents more than 140,000 home care and childcare providers in 45 counties in California.  Founded in 1979, UDWA is a diverse, progressive labor organization that seeks dynamic, committed individuals who will support our members and those for whom they care locally, statewide and at the national level.

United Domestic Worker of America is one of California’s largest unions of home care and childcare providers and consistently supported and led in our community’s social justice initiatives including racial justice, income inequality and affordable health for all. We are committed to respect and dignity for Californians with disabilities, the sick, and the elderly. Fair pay and respect for home care and childcare providers and full funding for life-saving programs like In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS). For more information about United Domestic Workers of America (UWDA), please visit our website at http://www.udwa.org/

Job Information:

Job Title:  Lead Union Representative
Job Type: Exempt (Salary)
Department: (OFS)
Reports to: Regional Manager
Schedule:  Monday to Friday 9:00AM to 6:00PM (subject to change)
Location:  San Diego, CA
Salary: Starting at $62,400/year (depending on experience)

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Director & Assistant Director of Internal Operations, as well as the Regional Manager, the Lead Union Representative will grow the member driven union by building local and state power for workers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain work files and comply with administrative reporting.
  • Establish rapport with and organize members in widely diversified ethnic, social and economic groups.
  • Lead the coordination of worker mobilization around worksite issues, politics, public policy, and other issues affecting the lives of workers.
  • Lead and train staff, TEO’s and member volunteers in soliciting memberships through orientations, AIMS, membership meetings, new member house visits and special events.
  • Lead coordination and turnout of IHSS Orientations and regional IHSS growth plans.
  • Coordinate participation of and work collaboratively with Regional Manager to identify political activities that hold elected officials accountable to working families.
  • Build external relationships with the community, county officials and workers to drive campaigns, develop the union and increase public awareness.
  • Identify, mentor, and develop member leaders through the leadership academy, councils and bargaining institute; coach staff in advancing leadership development skills.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with members, identifying their abilities and potential contributions to the union.
  • Work collaboratively with Regional Manager to create, implement, and supervise procedures that safeguard management and maintenance of membership data to track and develop member activists, leaders and member participation.
  • Work collaboratively with Regional Manager and staff to implement effective communication systems to reach members and providers.
  • Guide staff in identifying and developing appropriate print and digital communications including leaflets, flyers, photos and social media posts.
  • Provide vital member provider assistance.
  • Maintain work files and comply with administrative reporting.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Oversee Union Representatives within assigned area(s).
  • Develop Union Representative skills of staff and member volunteers.
  • Oversee management and training of the Temporary Employee Organizer program.
  • Provide guidance and ensure staff’s compliance with UDW policies and procedures.
  • Identify opportunities to lead and train staff and volunteers in developing social justice, civic and community power through local political, human rights and health & welfare councils.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of labor rights, contract language, PA grievance, political, budget & lobbying plans
  • Ability to research, interpret and summarize local, state and federal laws, policies and procedures affecting home care workers
  • Effectively prioritize and multi-task assignments and responsibilities
  • Ability to identify, develop and execute plans while directing personnel and volunteers
  • Excellent communication skills with proven presentation and speaking abilities
  • Ability to implement plans and procedures across teams while monitoring effectiveness
  • Knowledge of customer service skills including needs assessments, organizational processes, and quality standards
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, and office procedures
  • Strong strategic and critical thinking skills
  • Social orientation preference and effectiveness in working with and connecting with others
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, VAN, Organizer & Enterprise
  • Ability to comply with UDWA’s driver policy

Preferred Qualifications, Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Extensive union or comparable organizing experience

Preferred Bilingual Language(s) in either:

  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
  • Korean
  • Tagalog
  • Russian
  • Assyrian

Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid California driver’s license, auto insurance that covers business driving, and an automobile for business use.
  • Willingness to work long and irregular hours, often including nights and weekends.
  • Willingness to travel.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:

United Domestic Workers of America has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees. As a condition of employment, our employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

Employee Benefits:

  • Health/Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life / AD&D
  • Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Pension Plan
  • Vacation Benefits
  • Sick Leave
  • Personal Day (8hrs)
  • 13+ Paid Holidays

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.   While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily exposed to an office-type environment. The employee will frequently work on or around office equipment and furniture. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate. The employee will frequently work with deadlines under pressure and will occasionally be required to work alone. The employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor environment can include exposure to vehicles, moving mechanical parts; vibration; odors, fumes, gasses, smoke, dust, or airborne particles; and outside weather conditions.

Equal Opportunity Employer

UDWA is an equal opportunity employer, and, as such, does not discriminate an employee or applicant based on race, creed, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious affiliation, disability, or any other classification protected from discrimination under applicable law.

Women, people of color and members of the LGBTQIA+ community are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply For This Position:

Mail, email or fax a detailed resume, cover letter, a one-page writing sample and the name, job title, address, and phone number of three professional references to:

Email: [email protected]

In subject: Title of Position (applying for)

Mail: UDWA/AFSCME Local 3930
c/o Human Resources
4855 Seminole Drive
San Diego, CA  92115
Fax: (619) 640-9903

Attn:  Human Resources

UDWA Overview:

United Domestic Workers of America (UDWA) Care Providers Union/AFSCME Local 3930 is a statewide labor union that represents more than 140,000 home care and childcare providers in 45 counties in California.  Founded in 1979, UDWA is a diverse, progressive labor organization that seeks dynamic, committed individuals who will support our members and those for whom they care locally, statewide and at the national level.

United Domestic Workers of America is one of California’s largest unions of home care and childcare providers and consistently supported and led in our community’s social justice initiatives including racial justice, income inequality and affordable health for all. We are committed to respect and dignity for Californians with disabilities, the sick, and the elderly. Fair pay and respect for home care and childcare providers and full funding for life-saving programs like In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS). For more information about United Domestic Workers of America (UDWA), please visit our website at http://www.udwa.org/

Job Information:

Job Title:  Organizer

Job Type: Exempt

Department: Child Care Providers United

Reports to: Assistant Director of CCPU

Schedule:  Monday to Friday 9:00AM to 6:00PM (subject to change)

Job Location:  

  • UDWA Head Quarters – San Diego, CA 92115
  • Riverside Office – Riverside, CA 92507
  • San Francisco, CA 94102 / Bay Area  (Remote)

Salary:  $58,240/year to $62,400/year (depending on experience)

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Assistant Executive Director, and the Assistant Director of CCPU, the Organizer drives the organizing and field plan of the Local Union.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Solicit union membership through weekly Orientations, House Visits, Area Information Meetings, Membership Meetings, and New Member Recruitment Appointments & Special Events.
  • Develop organizing skills of member organizers.
  • Identify, recruit, train and develop union leaders.
  • Assist the Lead Organizer in developing and executing plans for campaigns, including but not limited to, budget issues, contract negotiations, worker safety, etc.
  • Develop various communication systems to effectively reach members and providers.
  • Work to build coalitions with community groups and organizations.
  • Maintain work files and comply with administrative reporting.
  • Mobilize, turnout and engage membership.
  • Mobilize workers around worksite issues, politics, public policy, and other issues affecting the lives of workers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong strategic and critical thinking skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Some knowledge of labor rights & contract language, and the ability to learn these quickly.
  • Work effectively in team settings, as well as independently.
  • Effectively prioritize and multi-task assignments and responsibilities.
  • Willingness to work long and irregular hours, often including nights and weekends.
  • Willingness to travel and ability to accept temporary assignments within statewide regions.
  • Must comply with UDWA’s Driver Policy.

Preferred Qualifications, Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Extensive union or comparable organizing experience

Preferred Bilingual Language(s) in either:

  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
  • Korean
  • Tagalog
  • Russian
  • Assyrian

Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid California driver’s license, auto insurance that covers business driving, and an automobile for business use.
  • Willingness to work long and irregular hours, often including nights and weekends.
  • Willingness to travel.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:

United Domestic Workers of America has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees. As a condition of employment, our employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

Employee Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life / AD&D
  • Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Pension Plan
  • Vacation Benefits
  • Sick Leave
  • Personal Day (8hrs)
  • 13+ Paid Holidays

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.   While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily exposed to an office-type environment. The employee will frequently work on or around office equipment and furniture. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate. The employee will frequently work with deadlines under pressure and will occasionally be required to work alone. The employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor environment can include exposure to vehicles, moving mechanical parts; vibration; odors, fumes, gasses, smoke, dust, or airborne particles; and outside weather conditions.

Equal Opportunity Employer

UDWA is an equal opportunity employer, and, as such, does not discriminate an employee or applicant based on race, creed, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious affiliation, disability, or any other classification protected from discrimination under applicable law.

Women, people of color and members of the LGBTQIA+ community are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply For This Position:

Mail, email or fax a detailed resume, cover letter, a one-page writing sample and the name, job title, address, and phone number of three professional references to:

Email: [email protected]

In subject: Title of Position (applying for)

Mail: UDWA/AFSCME Local 3930

c/o Human Resources

4855 Seminole Drive

San Diego, CA  92115

Fax: (619) 640-9903

Attn:  Human Resources

UDWA Overview:
United Domestic Workers of America (UDWA) Care Providers Union/AFSCME Local 3930 is a statewide labor union that represents more than 140,000 home care and childcare providers in 45 counties in California.  Founded in 1979, UDWA is a diverse, progressive labor organization that seeks dynamic, committed individuals who will support our members and those for whom they care locally, statewide and at the national level.

United Domestic Workers of America is one of California’s largest unions of home care and childcare providers and consistently supported and led in our community’s social justice initiatives including racial justice, income inequality and affordable health for all. We are committed to respect and dignity for Californians with disabilities, the sick, and the elderly. Fair pay and respect for home care and childcare providers and full funding for life-saving programs like In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS). For more information about United Domestic Workers of America (UDWA), please visit our website at http://www.udwa.org/

Job Information:

Job Title: Union Representative
Job Type: Non-Exempt (Hourly)
Department: (OFS)
Reports to: Regional Manager
Schedule:  Monday to Friday 9:00AM to 6:00PM (depending on location)
Starting Pay:   $24.00 – $32.00 per hour (Depending on experience)

Locations:

  •     San Diego, CA
  •     Santa Ana, CA
  •     Riverside, CA
  •     Modesto, CA
  •     Chico, CA

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Director & Assistant Director of Internal Operations, as well as the Regional Manager and the Lead Union Representative, the Union Representative will grow the member driven union by building local and state power for workers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing and executing campaigns, including but not limited to, political elections, contract negotiations and statewide legislative agenda.
  • Mobilize workers around worksite issues, politics, public policy, and other issues affecting the lives of workers.
  • Solicit memberships through orientations, AIMS, membership meetings, new member house visits and special events.
  • Attend IHSS Orientations and execute regional IHSS growth plans.
  • Develop social justice, civic and community power through local political, human rights and health & welfare councils.
  • Encourage and lead participation in political activities that hold elected officials accountable to working families.
  • Build external relationships with the community, county officials and workers to drive campaigns, develop the union and increase public awareness.
  • Identify, mentor, and develop member leaders through the leadership academy, councils and bargaining institute.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with members, identifying their abilities and potential contributions to the union.
  • Carefully manage and maintain membership data to track and develop member activists, leaders and member participation.
  • Work collaboratively to identify effective communication systems to reach members and providers.
  • Assist in creating print and digital communications including leaflets, flyers, photos and social media posts.
  • Provide vital member provider assistance.
  • Maintain work files and comply with administrative reporting.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  •       None

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of labor rights, contract language, and lobbying skills.
  • Strong strategic and critical thinking skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively deliver presentations to small and large groups.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, VAN, Organizer and UDW database
  • Work effectively in team settings, as well as independently.
  • Ability to successfully manage and direct teams including member volunteers.
  • Effectively prioritize and multi-task assignments and responsibilities.
  • Willingness to work irregular hours, including nights and weekends and travel as needed.

Preferred Qualifications, Education and/or Experience:

  •       High school diploma or equivalent
  •       Extensive union or comparable organizing experience

Preferred Bilingual Language(s) in either:

  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
  • Korean
  • Tagalog
  • Russian
  • Assyrian

Requirements:

  •   Must possess a valid California driver’s license, auto insurance that covers business driving, and an automobile for business use.
  •   Willingness to work long and irregular hours, often including nights and weekends.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:

United Domestic Workers of America has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees. As a condition of employment, our employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

Employee Benefits:

  • Health/Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life / AD&D
  • Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Pension Plan
  • Vacation Benefits
  • Sick Leave
  • Personal Day (8hrs)
  • 13+ Paid Holidays

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.   While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily exposed to an office-type environment. The employee will frequently work on or around office equipment and furniture. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate. The employee will frequently work

with deadlines under pressure and will occasionally be required to work alone. The employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor environment can include exposure to vehicles, moving mechanical parts; vibration; odors, fumes, gasses, smoke, dust, or airborne particles; and outside weather conditions.

Equal Opportunity Employer

UDWA is an equal opportunity employer, and, as such, does not discriminate an employee or applicant based on race, creed, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious affiliation, disability, or any other classification protected from discrimination under applicable law.

Women, people of color and members of the LGBTQIA+ community are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply For This Position:

Mail, email or fax a detailed resume, cover letter, a one-page writing sample and the name, job title, address, and phone number of three professional references to:

Email: [email protected]

In subject: Title of Position (applying for)

Mail: UDWA/AFSCME Local 3930
c/o Human Resources
4855 Seminole Drive
San Diego, CA  92115
Fax: (619) 640-9903
Attn:  Human Resources

UDWA Overview:

United Domestic Workers of America (UDWA) Care Providers Union/AFSCME Local 3930 is a statewide labor union that represents more than 150,000 home care and childcare providers in 45 counties in California.  Founded in 1979, UDWA is a diverse, progressive labor organization that seeks dynamic, committed individuals who will support our members and those for whom they care locally, statewide and at the national level.

United Domestic Workers of America is one of California’s largest unions of home care and childcare providers and consistently supported and led our community’s social justice initiatives including racial justice, income inequality and affordable health for all. We are committed to respect and dignity for Californians with disabilities, the sick, and the elderly. We fight for better working conditions collectively and fair pay for home care and childcare providers and full funding for life-saving programs like In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS). For more information about United Domestic Workers of America (UDWA), please visit our website at http://www.udwa.org/

Job Title: Payroll Assistant
Job Type: Non-Exempt (Hourly)
Department: Finance and Administrative Services
Reports to: Payroll Supervisor
Schedule:  In-person – Full Time, Monday to Friday 9:00AM to 6:00PM (office hours)
Job Location:  San Diego, CA
Starting Pay:   $18.00 – $21.00 per hour (Depending on experience)

Job Summary:

Support payroll and accounting processes by performing general accounting administrative and payroll processes and systems duties as assigned in accordance with local, state labor laws, departmental and company guidelines and standards.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Enters, maintains, and/or processes information in the payroll system; information may include employees’ hourly rates, salaries, commissions, bonuses or other compensation, time worked/timecards, paid leave and holidays, deductions and withholding, address changes, and other information
  • Ensures proper processing of payroll deductions for taxes, benefits, charitable contributions, and other deductions
  • Provides excellent customer service to employees with regards to company payroll policies and employment guidelines
  • Reviewing employee inquiries with regards to pay, changes, discrepancies
  • Investigate & resolve payroll data
  • Review of new hire data
  • Create and/or reconciliation of ad-hoc reports
  • Review of quarterly and annual returns/reports
  • Adhere to federal and state laws
  • Clerical duties as needed, organize and proactive maintenance of employee records
  • Any other duties or responsibilities that may be assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of organization and general administration
  • Proficient with ADP or the ability to quickly learn payroll software
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Basic knowledge of accounting procedures and principles
  • Ethical behavior when dealing with sensitive financial information
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and respect for employee records
  • Computer literacy and strong typing skills, experience with accounting software may be required
  • Willingness to comply with all company, local, state, and federal financial regulations.
  • Ability to research and analyze financial data
  • Attention to detail
  • Exceptional internal and external customer service
  • Exceptional phone etiquette
  • Proficient in teamwork, teambuilding, and motivating others
  • Flexible and efficient
  • Great writing skills, problem-solving skills, and prioritization
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment, including but not limited to, computers, printers, fax, scanners, telephone systems, calculators
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions

Preferred Qualifications, Education and/or Experience:

  • Pursuing or completed a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field; at least one year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Proficient with ADP or the ability to quickly learn payroll software
  • Excellent computer skills, especially typing.
  • Desire to be proactive and create a positive experience for others.
  • Bilingual (a plus)

 Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Must possess a valid California driver’s license, auto insurance that covers business driving, and an automobile for business use.
  • Willingness to travel, and ability to work flexible hours and work long and irregular hours, including evenings and weekends.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:

United Domestic Workers of America has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees. As a condition of employment, our employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

Employee Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life / AD&D
  • Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Pension Plan
  • Paid vacation Days
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Personal Day (8 hours)
  • 14 Paid Holiday

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.   While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily exposed to an office-type environment. The employee will frequently work on or around office equipment and furniture. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate. The employee will frequently work with deadlines under pressure and will occasionally be required to work alone. The employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor environment can include exposure to vehicles, moving mechanical parts; vibration; odors, fumes, gasses, smoke, dust, or airborne particles; and outside weather conditions.

Equal Opportunity Employer

UDWA is an equal opportunity employer, and, as such, does not discriminate an employee or applicant based on race, creed, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious affiliation, disability, or any other classification protected from discrimination under applicable law.

Women, people of color and members of the LGBTQIA+ community are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply for this position:

Mail, email or fax a detailed resume, cover letter, a one-page writing sample and the name, job title, address, and phone number of three professional references to:

Email: [email protected]

In subject: Title of Position (applying for)

Mail: UDWA/AFSCME Local 3930
c/o Human Resources
4855 Seminole Drive
San Diego, CA  92115
Fax: (619) 640-9903

Attn:  Human Resources

UDWA Overview:

United Domestic Workers of America (UDWA) Care Providers Union/AFSCME Local 3930 is a statewide labor union that represents more than 150,000 home care and childcare providers in 45 counties in California.  Founded in 1979, UDWA is a diverse, progressive labor organization that seeks dynamic, committed individuals who will support our members and those for whom they care locally, statewide and at the national level.

United Domestic Workers of America is one of California’s largest unions of home care and childcare providers and consistently supported and led our community’s social justice initiatives including racial justice, income inequality and affordable health for all. We are committed to respect and dignity for Californians with disabilities, the sick, and the elderly. We fight for better working conditions collectively and fair pay for home care and childcare providers and full funding for life-saving programs like In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS). For more information about United Domestic Workers of America (UDWA), please visit our website at http://www.udwa.org/

Job Information:

Job Title: Digital Organizer
Job Type: Exempt (Salary)
Department: OFS
Reports to: Regional Manager
Schedule: (In-person) Full Time, Monday to Friday 9:00AM to 6:00PM (subject to changes)
Starting Pay:  $62,400/year (Depending on experience)

Job Location: Multiple Locations

(1) Digital Organizer per district, positions will be based in the following offices:

  • District 1 & 7, based in San Diego, CA
  • District 2, based in Santa Ana, CA
  • District 3, based in Riverside, CA
  • District 4, based in Merced, CA
  • District 6, based in Chico, CA

Job Summary:

Digital Organizers will be responsible for innovating organizing models to build the collective power and channel that energy into powerful campaigns by building our base of member activists, supporters, developing leaders, and helping people share their stories and demand action from elected officials online and in-person.  Digital Organizers will have both an organizer’s mindset and strong digital technical skills as well as knowledge of unions and civic engagement.

Digital Organizers can lead by example and train others to use — social media, texting, multimedia, databases, and spreadsheets to bring in new members, and lead current members up a ladder of engagement in the union. This role will thrive in a fast-paced campaign environment, and will need to keep multiple projects moving, plan for and hit deadlines, and collaborate with partners both inside and outside the organization. Digital Organizers will work closely with the Regional Managers and collaborate with Statewide Field Coordinators, Lead Union Representatives, and other leadership teams to successfully build and carry out the organization goals using digital platforms and innovating union campaigns, political campaigns, and community organizing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recruit new members and utilize digital tools to meet the Growth goals of the Region.
  • Build our base of member activists at the local level through digital advertising, organic social media, texting, and other digital tools by identifying their interests that coincide with our union volunteer opportunities.
  • Reach out to current members, move them up a ladder of engagement in the union, and improve their leadership skills.
  • Develop the leadership of working people to share their stories with each other and publicly, with the media and online.
  • Assist the members, leaders and field staff plan and execute Membership Meetings and Area Informational Meetings online., Facebook Live, Council Meetings, budget hearings, lobby visits, political campaigns, and any other online events.
  • Plan and execute in-person events and meetings in the Region by promoting and streaming them online.
  • Participate in strategy development and planning to grow the local, regional and state campaign programs and advance advocacy priorities.
  • Conduct, analyze, and share findings of message testing to identify the most effective organizing strategies.
  • Use analytics to improve our messaging, programs, and campaign to strengthen impact.
  • Keep projects on track and communicate regularly with the team.
  • Craft engaging social media posts, cultivate community within Facebook groups, and explore how new social media platforms and features (FB messenger, Instagram, WhatsApp, etc) can be used for organizing.
  • Create content and videos for social media posts, online ads and email blasts working closely with Communications Department.
  • Test, setup, and train field staff and members to use texting, predictive dialing, relational organizing software, online advocacy, and other digital tools for organizing and member servicing.
  • Manage data and tracking systems in collaboration with the Statewide Field Coordinator.
  • Work with Communications Department and Communication Council to help members share their stories through videos, images, writing, press interviews, storytelling trainings, etc.
  • Provide coaching and technical assistance to other field staff and members, helping them use technology and online outreach to further organize goals and turn out to events.
  • Conduct Leadership Academy trainings and other online trainings in collaboration with the Education Department and Training Center.
  • Perform other duties as required to support the work of the Region, not limited to representing UDW in virtual coalition meetings, local Government meetings as well as other events online.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Support temporary employee organizers (TEOs) in alignment with regional plans and initiatives.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proficiency using digital tools, such as:
  • Understanding of the fundamentals of organizing
  • Strong inter-personal skills
  • Ability to plan and facilitate meetings
  • Strong writing, research, and communication skills.
  • Strong listening, persuasion, and facilitation skills.
  • Knowledge of how to run Facebook ad campaigns and/or other paid digital programs and platforms.
  • Ability to create compelling graphics and videos for social media using Adobe Creative Suite or similar tools.
  • Familiarity with Excel and Google Sheets and ability to build data tracking systems
  • Strong organization and tracking skills
  • Ability to keep projects moving, pay attention to detail, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, navigate obstacles, discern priorities, meet competing deadlines, and handle multiple projects.
  • Ability to relate to and work with diverse groups of people as well as an understanding of the daily challenges faced by low-income communities of color.
  • Strong willingness to learn, adapt, take feedback, and implement changes in real time.
  • Strong database management skills that inform analysis of the base and strategy.

Preferred Qualifications, Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in either Communications, Digital Marketing, Political Science or comparable.
  • 2+ years of experience organizing or digital campaigning experience in labor union campaigns, political campaigns, or community organizing experience or education in lieu of experience.
  • 2+ years of experience using digital communication platforms in (Customer Relationship Management (CRMs), Text Messaging Platforms, Relational Organizing, Online Advocacy, Story Collection Platforms)
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and strategic planning skills.
  • Ability to manage relationships in complex political and sensitive organizational situations.
  • Experience working with diverse communities.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills.

Preferred Bilingual Language(s) in either:

  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
  • Korean
  • Tagalog
  • Russian
  • Assyrian

Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid California driver’s license, auto insurance that covers business driving, and an automobile for business use.
  • Willingness to travel, and ability to work flexible hours and work long and irregular hours, including evenings and weekends.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:

United Domestic Workers of America has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees. As a condition of employment, our employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

Employee Benefits:

  • Health/ Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life / AD&D
  • Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Pension Plan
  • Vacation Benefits
  • Sick Leave
  • Personal Day (8hrs)
  • 13+ Paid Holidays

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.   While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily exposed to an office-type environment. The employee will frequently work on or around office equipment and furniture. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate. The employee will frequently work with deadlines under pressure and will occasionally be required to work alone. The employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor environment can include exposure to vehicles, moving mechanical parts; vibration; odors, fumes, gasses, smoke, dust, or airborne particles; and outside weather conditions.

Equal Opportunity Employer

UDWA is an equal opportunity employer, and, as such, does not discriminate an employee or applicant based on race, creed, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious affiliation, disability, or any other classification protected from discrimination under applicable law.

Women, people of color and members of the LGBTQIA+ community are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply for this position:

Mail, email or fax a detailed resume, cover letter, a one-page writing sample and the name, job title, address, and phone number of three professional references to:

Email: [email protected]

In subject: Title of Position (applying for)

Mail: UDWA/AFSCME Local 3930
c/o Human Resources
4855 Seminole Drive
San Diego, CA  92115
Fax: (619) 640-9903

Attn:  Human Resources

UDWA Overview:

United Domestic Workers of America (UDWA) Care Providers Union/AFSCME Local 3930 is a statewide labor union that represents more than 150,000 home care and childcare providers in 45 counties in California.  Founded in 1979, UDWA is a diverse, progressive labor organization that seeks dynamic, committed individuals who will support our members and those for whom they care locally, statewide and at the national level.

United Domestic Workers of America is one of California’s largest unions of home care and childcare providers and consistently supported and led our community’s social justice initiatives including racial justice, income inequality and affordable health for all. We are committed to respect and dignity for Californians with disabilities, the sick, and the elderly. We fight for better working conditions collectively and fair pay for home care and childcare providers and full funding for life-saving programs like In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS). For more information about United Domestic Workers of America (UDWA), please visit our website at http://www.udwa.org/

Job Title: Area Administration Support Staff
Job Type: Non-Exempt (Hourly)
Department: OFS
Reports to: Regional Manager
Schedule:  In-person – Full Time, Monday to Friday 9:00AM to 6:00PM (office hours)
Starting Pay:   $19.00 – $25.00 per hour (Depending on experience)

Job Locations:
Santa Ana, CA
San Diego, CA

Job Summary:

Area Administration Support Staff provide clerical support as well as receptionist support to the assigned county office.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Provides administrative support to ensure efficient operation of office.
  • Welcome visitors in a warm and friendly manner and answer any questions visitors have.
  • Exhibits polite and professional communication via phone, e-mail, and mail.
  • Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of member, provider, and staff
  • Interact and with members, providers, staff, and visitors
  • Anticipate the needs of others to ensure their seamless and positive experience.
  • Answer telephones and transfer to appropriate staff member.
  • Open, sort and distribute incoming correspondence, including faxes and email.
  • Receive deliveries; sort and distribute incoming mail.
  • Perform general clerical duties to include, but not limited to copying, faxing, mailing, and
  • Plan and schedule meetings, presentations, other office-related events, and travel arrangements; send reminders regarding upcoming appointments.
  • Create and modify documents using Microsoft Programs: Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, and Office Publisher.
  • Prepare communications, such as memos, emails, invoices, reports, and other correspondence
  • Maintains supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, placing, and expediting orders for supplies.
  • Open, closed and maintain reception area and all common areas in a clean and tidy manner at all times.
  • Help prepare materials for distribution, orientations, meetings, and other events.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; using Microsoft Teams, Zoom and scheduling and communication software.
  • Proficient in organization and planning.
  • Ability to research and analysis.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Exceptional internal and external customer service.
  • Exceptional Phone Etiquette
  • Ability to operate with discretion and keep sensitive information confidential.
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Responsibility
  • Proficient in Teamwork, teambuilding, and motivating others.
  • Flexibility and efficiency
  • Great writing skills, analytical, problem-solving skills, and prioritization.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of organization and general administration.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment, including but not limited to, computers, printers, fax , scanners, telephone systems, calculators.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

Preferred Qualifications, Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or Associate degree in a related field.
  • 0-2 years of Administrative Assistant and Receptionist experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and video conference platforms (like Zoom, Microsoft Teams)
  • Flexibility to work weekends.
  • Excellent computer skills, especially typing.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Desire to be proactive and create a positive experience for others.
  • Bilingual a plus. (Spanish or Vietnamese)

Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid California driver’s license, auto insurance that covers business driving, and an automobile for business use.
  • Willingness to travel, and ability to work flexible hours and work long and irregular hours, including evenings and weekends.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:

United Domestic Workers of America has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees. As a condition of employment, our employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

Employee Benefits:

  • Health/Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life / AD&D
  • Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Pension Plan
  • Vacation Benefits
  • Sick Leave
  • Personal Day (8hrs)
  • 13+ Paid Holiday

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.   While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily exposed to an office-type environment. The employee will frequently work on or around office equipment and furniture. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate. The employee will frequently work with deadlines under pressure and will occasionally be required to work alone. The employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor environment can include exposure to vehicles, moving mechanical parts; vibration; odors, fumes, gasses, smoke, dust, or airborne particles; and outside weather conditions.

Equal Opportunity Employer

UDWA is an equal opportunity employer, and, as such, does not discriminate an employee or applicant based on race, creed, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious affiliation, disability, or any other classification protected from discrimination under applicable law.

Women, people of color and members of the LGBTQIA+ community are strongly encouraged to apply.

 To Apply for this Position:

Mail, email or fax a detailed resume, cover letter, a one-page writing sample and the name, job title, address, and phone number of three professional references to:

Email: [email protected]

In subject: Title of Position (applying for)

Mail: UDWA/AFSCME Local 3930
c/o Human Resources
4855 Seminole Drive
San Diego, CA  92115
Fax: (619) 640-9903

Attn:  Human Resources