KEA

2021 Ed Summer Organizing

2021 Ed Summer Program | Apply Here

Deadline to apply is Monday, May 24

Our union is looking for motivated 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 6 week program

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 (to be done virtually):

  • One-on-one conversations 
  • Phone Banking
  • Planning and executing events
  • Weekly team meetings
  • Attending new teacher orientation event(s)

Goals:

Members will take the next step in developing organizing skills to build a strong, 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 for six weeks starting the week of August  2 and ending the week of September 6. 

Training:

A virtual training will be provided with other summer organizers from around Wisconsin. Training date is TBD. 

Please contact the KEA office at koeppenk@weac.org with questions. Deadline to apply is Monday, May 24. Click here to apply.