Applications for Job Steward Fast Track Training Due on Friday, August 19, 2022
Step up today and become a member leader!

Article Published in August 2022

Our Job Stewards—nearly 1,000 strong and growing—are on the front lines of representing our members, enforcing our hard-earned contract rights, and building member strength. And we highly encourage you to step up and become a Job Steward yourself.

We are now accepting applications for FastTrack, the SEIU Local 1000 Job Steward Training Program, which will begin October 1, 2022. If you are interested in applying to become a Job Steward*, please submit your application packet to by 5:00 p.m. on August 19, 2022.

The following steps are required for admission to the program: 

  • Click here to complete a Job Steward application 
    Pay careful attention to the questions that ask for your unique perspective, especially regarding the Purpose Statement. SEIU Local 1000 leaders are known for their diverse talents and interests. So, use this application to describe who you are, your values and strengths, and what you will bring to the Local. Please also give some thought to the values expressed in the Purpose Statement and share how they relate to your own values, goals, and passions. The Purpose Statement can be found here.
  • Obtain TWO (2) letters of recommendation, written by your coworkers in the office/unit/floor/etc. that you would represent if you became a Job Steward. The letters should outline why these individuals believe you would be successful as a Job Steward. Outside recommendations from family members, supervisors, and state workers not represented by SEIU Local 1000 are not acceptable. Template letters are also not acceptable. 
  • Gather TWENTY-FIVE (25) signatures from your coworkers who support you becoming a Job Steward. Use the petition form found here.

It is helpful (though not necessary) to have a current Job Steward, officer, member leader, or union staff member submit a recommendation on your behalf. 

Send your completed application, letters of recommendation, and completed petition to  no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 19, 2022. If you have any questions or need more information, email