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Oregon AFSCME Council 75
Portland, Oregon
Posting Date:
February 15, 2023

Fight for more fair and equitable workplaces.

Oregon AFSCME Council 75 is now accepting résumés from people with a passion for helping workers fight for more fair and equitable workplaces.

Oregon AFSCME is a fast growing union, representing over 35,000 public employees and non-profit employees.


  • Work collaboratively with members and staff to develop curriculum and trainings
  • Facilitate virtual and in person trainings and train facilitators (staff/members)
  • Planning logistics and doing outreach for trainings (in person and via social media)
  • Can demonstrate working knowledge, through personal and/or work-related experience, in advancing racial justice, understanding how systems of oppression intersect, and applying an equity lens in policy and programming processes, and working knowledge, through personal and/or work-related experience, in the needs of and barriers faced by people of color
  • Work involves long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends and in State travel;

AFSCME is committed to developing the capacity of staff to take on growing roles and responsibilities.

Qualified candidates:

  • Experience identifying, recruiting, and developing worksite leaders and moving workers and members into action.
  • Experience developing and implementing effective campaigns to win good union contracts and worksite issues.
  • Highly organized. Ability to work independently, without supervision, and to take initiative.
  • Excellent outreach & communication skills.
  • Experience developing curriculum and facilitating worker trainings and meetings
  • Experience with labor movement, worker organizing, and/or coalitions
  • Internal union experience: contract enforcement, bargaining, and experience with grievance procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations.
  • Experience developing a training and training curriculum.
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm and energy for working with worker leaders to develop their confidence, hope, and skills as worksite leaders;
  • Will perform successfully in both independent and team settings;
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, ability to maintain auto insurance, and an automobile for work use;
  • Have advanced ability to identify and address personal biases.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience resolving workplace disputes and advocating on behalf of others, and/or engaging people in social justice organizing.
  • Candidates with bilingual or multilingual skills are encouraged to apply.

To Apply: