32BJ SEIU Seeks Organizing Associate, “We Drive NY”

We Drive NY, is a one-year campaign collaboration between 32BJ SEIU and The NY Taxi Workers Alliance. We have an exciting opportunity for an Organizing Associate to join our campaign and help grow a strong and unified base of yellow and green cab drivers together with app-based drivers in NYC.

About the position: We seek an Organizing Associate who will help support thousands of drivers in growing and diversifying the membership of the NY Taxi Workers Alliance and fighting for a unity platform to lift standards for all drivers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Organize yellow taxi, green cab and app-based drivers throughout New York City to grow and diversify the NY Taxi Workers Alliance;
  • Recruit and sign up drivers to become members of the NY Taxi Workers Alliance;
  • Identify and develop driver leaders;
  • Assist in planning and running meetings and actions of workers and community members.

Requirements include:

  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice;
  • Organizing or community work, or volunteer experience;
  • The ability and willingness to work long or irregular hours, including weekend work as needed;
  • Strong and effective verbal communication and presentation skills;
  • Basic writing and computer skills strongly preferred;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Experience and ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds;
  • A car and a valid driver’s license are strongly preferred;
  • Fluency in a second language, either French, Arabic, Nepalese, Bengali, Hindi or Urdu preferred;
  • Familiarity and experience with the taxi and app-based ride industry preferred.



Qualified candidates may send a resume and letter of interest to HR@seiu32bj.org. 32BJ SEIU is an equal opportunity employer. People of color and women are encouraged to apply.