SEIU 32BJ Recruiting for New Organizer Training Program (NOTP)

Are you interested in a career in the labor movement or progressive organizing? Are you an on-campus organizer or activist? Do you think you have what it takes to support worker leaders taking bold action to win economic and social justice at their workplaces and beyond?

Be part of the exciting process to win significant wage gains, health insurance, full-time work and organizing rights for low-wage workers, as well as campaigns to protect workers’ jobs.

SEIU 32BJ is growing fast by organizing workers who are fighting for a living wage, affordable healthcare, respect, and a voice in their future.  With 163,000 members SEIU 32BJ is the largest union representing property service workers in the country.  Our members have fought for and achieved high standards for private and public sector property service workers, and we continue to fight for higher standards for the thousands of unorganized workers.

What is the New Organizer Training Program (NOTP)?

The New Organizer Training Program is an opportunity to work on a union organizing campaign while receiving the training and labor education necessary to become a successful worker organizer. Through hands-on campaign opportunities, workshops, trainings, and labor history classes, new organizers learn to be forceful advocates for all working families. They will also work on the front lines of the struggle to increase our union’s power through organizing and improve the lives of all working people.

Goals for NOTP:

  • Develop organizing skills
  • Expose new organizers to field campaigns and training
  • Move campaign specific goals forward



  • Willingness to work long hours, nights, and weekends;
  • Capacity to work independently and with a team;
  • The ability to follow through on a work plan;
  • Effective communications skills;
  • Basic writing and computer skills;
  • The ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds;
  • Willingness to conduct house visits and site visits;
  • Fluency in English, Spanish and Amharic


The program will run several times throughout the year. The duration for each session is 12 weeks. The next training program is from June 10, 2019 to August 16, 2019. Participants are required to participate in the whole program. Participants receive $680 per week stipend and a travel allowance. Please check our website listed below for additional program dates.

This application deadline is April 19, 2019.

People of color and women are encouraged to apply.

To apply:  https://www.seiu32bj.org/NOTP