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The Director of Political and Legislative Affairs (DPLA) directs the electoral, legislative and issue based campaigns of the union. The DPLA also serves as a member of the AFT-Oregon management team; leads the staff of the political department; oversees the political budget and PAC fundraising; builds and maintains relationships with key political figures as well as with allies within the labor movement and progressive community; and helps to build and manage an engaged and active membership.
AFT-Oregon is seeking a full-time organizer to work on an internal organizing campaign with Hillsboro Classified United, Local #4671, which represents more than 1300 classified professionals with the Hillsboro School District. The Organizer is responsible for a variety of aspects of a campaign including building relationships with workers, developing issues-based organizing plans for assigned areas, and for recruiting and sustaining motivation of organizing committee members and activists.