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514 is an independent Union, representing workers across many industries and locations, in the Tri-State and across the country.

If you want work that comes with the rights & protections of a Union, the 514 Team will do our best to connect you with employment opportunities. 



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Local Union 514 Part-Time Union Organizer 

New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Houston.

While previous experience in union organizing is highly desirable, there is no requirement for experience to start a career as an organizer.

The majority of a Union Organizer’s skill development happens through training and on-the-job experience. These experiences will be a result of your pursuit of new and innovative ways to identify, grow, and develop potential Union contract accounts. 

Desired Abilities:

• Connect with employers and potential members to educate them on the benefits of Union Organization

• Identify and develop new employer leads, new member leaders, and activists

• Train and mentor employers, member leaders, and activists

• Execute campaign plans with clear goals, strategies 

• Optimize the use of local union resources to achieve successful outcomes

• Develop and maintain a high level of teamwork, spirit, collaboration, and mutual accountability

• Work independently

• Carry out assigned responsibilities in a professional manner in keeping with the Local 514's overall goals and expectations

Skills, Abilities and Experience:

• Personal commitment to the mission goals and policies of Local 514.

• The ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment 

• Good oral and written communication skills

• Basic computer & smartphone literacy 

• Willingness and ability to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends

• Women and persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply for organizer positions

• Fluency in a second language is also highly desirable

• Strong personal planning and time management skills

• The ability to work with people from other cultures and backgrounds

• Having a valid driver’s license, use of a car for work, and automobile insurance are mandatory conditions of employment in this role

Compensation: $25/Hr + Bonus

Part-time organizer is designed to give freelancers the opportunity to participate in the Union organizing process and supplement their income.

Once a Union contract is secured you will be eligible to receive a bonus for your contribution typically 1/12th the annual dues. Bonus compensation can be as high as $50 for each member that joins the union. 

Additional hourly compensation will be provided for any time spent participating in Local 514's other union-organizing activities. 


Potential for a full-time salary, benefits, vacation, and retirement will be made available to organizers who exceed new member-level targets.  



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