CATA – The Farmworkers’ Support Committee is seeking a part-time Poultry Worker Organizer at 20 hours/week.
The Poultry Worker Organizer will primarily focus on outreach to Poultry Workers throughout the Delmarva Peninsula including Delaware and Maryland, providing information and education on COVID-19, workers’ rights during the pandemic, documenting workplace conditions and sharing general information about CATA.
The ideal candidate will speak excellent Spanish and English and have experience in organizing for social change. This position will work closely with CATA’s lead organizers and CATA members to advance CATA’s mission of working for better working and living conditions for all immigrants.
The Assistant will work with CATA’s Food Justice Coordinator.
Tasks will include day-to-day care and maintenance of the garden, working with youth food justice team members as well as garden members and volunteers to plant, propagate, harvest, and care for plants, and assisting with maintenance of the garden’s physical infrastructure.
Additionally, assistance in documentation of the program such as taking pictures, interviewing participants, recording what has been produced, etc.
This position requires manual labor and the ability to work independently and with volunteers. The Youth Food Justice Program Assistant position will run from May – August for 15-20 hours/week. Learn more about this position here.