The United Workers Association is a human rights organization led by the poor across barriers of color, gender, and language. We fight to end poverty and secure the human rights of everyone, everywhere. We do this because we value human dignity and strongly believe in the inherent worth of every person
Our values ensure that leadership development of low-wage workers remains paramount in the mission of the United Workers. We are guided by our dedication to the following values:
Human rights: Dignity, respect, and the sanctity of human life
Freedom from poverty: Poverty as a political choice that can end through a movement led by the poor across lines of color, gender, and language.
Leadership development: Growth through study, training, learning by leading, participating in decision-making, and unity through actions.
Our activities are designed to create space for reflection, community building, political education, cultural programs, and leadership development as well as preparation for the initiatives and campaigns of the United Workers. We invite you to join us!
We Are Hiring!
Job Announcement: Full-time Housing Leadership Organizer Position
Job Title: Housing Organizer
The United Workers Association is a non-profit human rights organization led by the poor across color lines, gender, and language barriers. We fight to end poverty and secure the human rights of everyone, everywhere. We do this because we value human dignity, and strongly believe in the inherent worth of every person.
Position Focus: The primary goal of this position is to support United Workers efforts to establish a citywide tenant association. We are currently organizing four properties in NW Baltimore with the understanding that the organizing will grow beyond those properties. This position will include, but not limited to direct outreach to impacted tenants (food distribution, canvassing, community meetings, etc).
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Job Requirements and Skills to be Developed
Preference will be shown to candidates who:
How To Apply:
To apply click HERE to fill out our employment application and attach your resume and cover letter stating your interest to the United Workers Association. In your letter of interest, please tell us why you believe you would be a good person for this job.
If you are unable to apply electronically, you can mail a copy of your resume and cover letter to:
United Workers Association
℅ Iletha Joynes
PO Box 41547
Baltimore, MD 21203
For any questions you may have, please email our Office Manager Iletha Joynes at: [email protected].
Internal Applicants (Applicants who have been involved in United Workers organizing, education, and/or leadership activities and/or have worked with the United Workers in the past):
Interviews conducted by our hiring panel will be scheduled during the months July-Aug 2021. A successful internal applicant will be expected to complete hiring paperwork within one week of being notified of his/her hiring. Orientation and initial training will begin on the first day of employment.
If no qualified internal applicant applies, the job will be announced externally, with a later application deadline.
Persons of color and those with background and experience as low-wage workers are strongly urged to apply.
The United Workers does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law and works affirmatively to employ persons from disadvantaged and/or oppressed groups in society, including those with disabilities or handicapping conditions that are imposed by the social and economic inequities of society.