2019 Summer Organizing Program

Fighting for the Schools Our Students Deserve!

Our union is looking for motivated, outgoing, and excited members to become part of our summer organizing program. Position qualifications include:
-Be a dues paying member of our union
-Self-motivated and self-directed
-Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Ability to work flexible hours for an entire 8 week program

Goals:
Members will take the next step in developing organizing skills to build astrong, social justice union that advocates for the schools our students deserve. Members will also conduct organizing conversations with members and potential members in order to:
-Recruit and engage members
-Identify issues around which to organize our union
-Identify leaders to become involved in the union
-Plan events for members and potential members

Compensation: 
Organizers will be provided a weekly stipend of $600 foreight weeks starting the week of July 9 and ending the week of September 1. In addition,WEAC will provide the necessary support for organizers to use participation in this program towards Educator Effectiveness evaluation.

Training:
A 2-day training on Monday, June 24 and Tuesday, June 25 will be provided in the Milwaukee area with other summer organizers from around Wisconsin.

Skills/Abilities/Experience: 
Candidates interested in this position should possess the following:
-Comfort having conversations with fellow educators
-Skill in active listening
-Ability to ask good questions
-Motivation to organize for the schools our students deserve.

Role and Responsibility:
Organizers will be expected to spend 20 hours per week performing organizing activities. These activities will include:
-One-on-one conversations
-Phone Banking
-Door-to-door canvassing
-Work site visits
-Planning and executing events
-Weekly team meetings
-Attending new teacher orientation event(s)

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