Job opportunities at MTEA

NEA/MTEA MEMBER ORGANIZER – SUMMER POSITION

MTEA is seeking applicants for a temporary organizer position to help with membership recruitment, member leadership development, and building member activist structures at a sited based level. This position directly reports to the NEA staff assigned to the MTEA.

Member Organizer Job Qualifications:

  • Self-motivated and self-directed.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Be a dues paying member of MTEA, including teachers, EA’s, substitutes or bookkeepers.
  • Community or school organizing experience a plus, but not required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours.
  • In possession of an insured vehicle and valid driver’s license.
  • Proven experience working with diverse communities.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recruit potential members to the MTEA.
  • Organize and mobilize members.
  • Attend regular meetings with MTEA and NEA staff to discuss progress and plan activities.
  • Phone calls, one-on-one home visits, school visits, meetings, and other interaction with members and potential members.
  • Enter data in a database on a daily or weekly basis.
  • Report to NEA staff.

This is a 25 hour per week summer position with some scheduling flexibility, starting June 20, 2016.

Compensation: $600 a week.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and a letter of support from another MTEA member.  Application materials must be received by Kathy Lehsten at the MTEA office by April 21, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.  Email materials to lehstenk@mtea.weac.org or mail to MTEA; 5130 W. Vliet Street; Milwaukee, WI  53208.

NEA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER AND ENCOURAGES WOMEN, MINORITIES AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES TO APPLY.