NDLON is hiring!

We’re looking for new people to join our growing organization. Team members must enjoy working in a collaborative and fast-paced environment and share our commitment to creating inclusion and equality for hard-working people and their families.

  1. Regional Organizer/MJWC Program Coordinator
  2. Economic Justice Coordinator (Arriba Las Vegas Worker Center)
  3. Director of Administration
  4. Staff Attorney

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1) REGIONAL ORGANIZER / MJWC PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Job Title: REGIONAL ORGANIZER/MJWC PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Position: Full time, exempt

Location: New York City Area
Closing Date: Until Filled

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Works to build NDLON’s network of members, activists and leaders. Responsible for recruiting new members, engaging them in the work of NDLON, and developing leaders. Implements Workers Rights enforcement through Manhattan Justice for Workers Collaborative, which include outreach, referrals and case management for workers with wage theft and health and safety issues.

ESSENTIAL ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Implement organizational outreach and organizing plans to further the mission and goals of the organization.
    • Develop and lead execution of plan for generating new contacts to reach out to and engage as supporters of the organization
    • Develop and lead execution of a plan for engaging our supporters in activities and actions to advance our programmatic goals
    • Write action alerts and create other tools to outreach about our work to our base
    • Recruit participants and speakers for press conferences, hearings, and other events
    • Create and lead events and activities
  2. Support leadership development
    • Identify potential leaders from our member organizations
    • Support the organizing team in developing and delivery leadership development activities
    • Create leadership and volunteer opportunities for responsibility, skills development, and ownership of the work
    • Deepen relationships with key leaders in order to deepen their involvement with the organization and cultivate their leadership
  3. Work collaboratively with partner and member organizations
    • Build effective relationships with members and like-minded organizations, including current and future partners, to support state and local policy actions and support mutual events
    • Participate and lead regional conference calls
  4. Implement workers rights enforcement program as part of the Manhattan Justice for Workers Collaborative
    • Conduct city-wide outreach to identify workers rights violations, targeting Latino immigrant construction workers
    • Conduct screenings and intakes for workers rights violations
    • Manage caseload, including group cases, for labor violations (wage theft, discrimination, etc.)
    • Carry out Worker Rights workshops and trainings
    • Liaise with attorneys, paralegals, government, and others involved in workers cases
    • Maintain excellent attendance, training, and case management records
    • Participate in Manhattan Justice for Workers Collaborative meetings and collective work
  5. Other Duties
    • Serve as active member of the New York based team, giving input to team members and supervisor

QUALIFICATION FACTORS

  • At least 2-3 years of community organizing experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of the issues of immigrants and day laborers
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Strong social justice analysis, particularly around immigration, class/labor, gender, and race
  • Understanding of current immigration policy and strategic response to it
  • Demonstrated ability in event planning and coordinating logistics
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with individuals, partners, day laborers, organizations and public officials
  • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively in multicultural environments
  • Strong verbal and written skills to communicate messages/issues in English and Spanish
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects, tasks and responsibilities without dropping critical actions
  • Work collaboratively with diverse participants and styles
  • High level of integrity and ethics and belief in and congruence with the values and mission of NDLON
  • Experience managing outreach efforts to hit concrete numbers
  • Experience managing cases with vulnerable individuals, a plus
  • Administrative and organizational skills necessary to carry out job description responsibilities

TO APPLY:
Please send a resume and a detailed cover letter explaining your interest in NDLON’s mission and why you are the best candidate for this position by email to jobs@ndlon.org. Use ​NDLON Organizer/MJWC Program Coordinator​ as your subject line. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. You must have all materials requested and follow instructions provided above to be considered.

2) ECONOMIC JUSTICE COORDINATOR

Job Title: ECONOMIC JUSTICE COORDINATOR
Position: Full time, exempt
Salary: $40,000-$45,000/year based on experience

Location: Arriba Las Vegas Worker Center, Las Vegas, NV
Closing Date: Until Filled

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:

Arriba Las Vegas Worker Center seeks an Economic Justice Coordinator to facilitate, strategize and coordinate economic justice campaigns.  Primary campaign focus on issues of wage theft, minimum wage, and immigrant worker protections.  The Economic Justice Coordinator will be the primary staff person responsible for facilitating and maintaining campaign activities in relation to the Dignity at Work campaign, ensuring stronger protections for day laborers and domestic workers against wage theft.  The Economic Justice Coordinator will also coordinate participation in state and local legislative advocacy campaigns including issues of minimum wage, workers compensation protections, and paid sick leave.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Arriba Las Vegas Worker Center is a grassroots organization that unites day laborers, domestic workers, and other low-wage and migrant workers to defend their rights, fight for dignity and win justice for all.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DELIVERABLES:

  1. Collaboratively develop and coordinate campaign strategy in a manner that forefronts members in strategy development.
  2. Facilitate weekly Monday evening Comite de Justicia Laboral meetings. Coordinate weekly orientations and know your rights sessions.
  3. Coordinate with legal and legislative advisors around campaign and case concerns.
  4. Coordinate filing wage theft claims, drafting demand letters, Victims of Crime Applications, and Workers Compensation filings in collaboration with law students, legal advisors and workers.
  5. Implement and strengthen Know Your Rights curriculum on workers’ rights.
  6. Create platforms for members to grow and exercise their leadership capacity
  7. Coordinate lobby trips to Carson City during legislative session.
  8. Participate in and coordinate outreach opportunities at day laborer corners and community events

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Committed to Arriba Las Vegas’s mission, values and organizing model.
  • Deep dedication to the leadership of directly affected people
  • Faith in poor people’s ability to change the world
  • Patience and stamina
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Bilingual English-Spanish, both verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience in community organizing, labor education, training and community outreach.
  • Must have strong writing skills, office skills, and self-organization skills
  • Commitment to social justice and defending the rights of low wage immigrant workers
  • Flexibility to work weekends and evenings
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, manage multiple projects
  • Ability to take direction and constructive feedback
  • Driver’s license and access to a car

TO APPLY:
Please send a cover letter explaining your interest in Arriba Las Vegas’s mission and why you are the best candidate for this position, along with your resume and three references, by email to bliss@ndlon.org, with Application in the subject line.

3) DIRECTOR OF ADMINISTRATION

Job Title: DIRECTOR OF ADMINISTRATION
Position: Full time, non-exempt
Salary: $55,000-$60,000/year DOE

Location: Pasadena, CA
Closing Date: Until Filled

ABOUT NDLON:

The National Day Labor Organizing Network (NDLON) improves the lives of day laborers and immigrant workers in the United States. To this end, NDLON works to unify and strengthen its member organizations to be more strategic and effective in their efforts to develop leadership, mobilize, and organize day laborers in order to protect and expand their civil, labor and human rights.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Director of Administration manages the day-to-day operations of the internal structure and functioning of the organization, in addition to implementing NDLON’s BUILD Strategic Program. This includes the following: 1) Develop HR systems, policies, and procedures for the daily operations of administration, including payroll, benefits and staff development; 2) Manage plans that facilitate new leadership opportunities and professional development for NDLON’s staff, board, interns and volunteers; 3) monitor systems and policies that ensure we are in legal compliance with 501(c)3 and employment laws.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Human Resources Systems: Payroll and Benefits management, including but not limited to hiring, recruitment, retention and development,
  • Staff Development: Compiling and support for professional growth plans for staff, performance evaluation and training,
  • Wellness Culture: Employee safety, internal communications, wellness and health,
  • Employment and Government 501(c)(3) compliance,
  • Implementation of the BUILD Organizational Development Program.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform duties,
  • Bilingual preferred (Spanish/English),
  • Experience in Organizational Development and leadership development,
  • General knowledge of employment laws and practices,
  • Experience in the administration of benefits and compensation programs and other Human Resources programs,
  • Effective oral and written communication, excellent interpersonal and coaching skills, “People” skills.

TO APPLY:
Please send a Resume and a detailed Cover Letter explaining your interest in NDLON’s mission and why you are the best candidate for this position, by email, to jobs@ndlon.org. Use “Director of Administration” as your subject line. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. You must have all materials requested and follow instructions provided above to be considered.

4) STAFF ATTORNEY

Job Title: STAFF ATTORNEY
Position: Full time, exempt
Salary: Competitive DOE

Location: Remote – Miami, FL
Closing Date: Until Filled

ABOUT NDLON:

The National Day Labor Organizing Network (NDLON) improves the lives of day laborers and immigrant workers in the United States. To this end, NDLON works to unify and strengthen its member organizations to be more strategic and effective in their efforts to develop leadership, mobilize, and organize day laborers in order to protect and expand their civil, labor and human rights.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The FL Staff Attorney will engage in and support litigation, advocacy, and organizing in furtherance of NDLON immigrant and worker rights efforts. The work includes addressing harmful and unlawful immigration enforcement practices; combating wage theft and other abusive employment practices; supporting NDLON’s member worker centers; and supporting national and local campaigns.

The FL Staff Attorney is a part of NDLON’s legal department, and coordinates with both immigrant and workers rights staff. The ideal candidate is highly motivated, innovative, self-starting, and able to work independently. This position provides significant opportunity for growth and creativity.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with NDLON team and Florida partners to develop and implement state and federal litigation and organizing strategies challenging anti-immigrant enforcement, in particular collusion between ICE and state/local law enforcement,
  • Develop and support day laborer organizing in Miami to promote immigrant workers’ rights and advance organizing and advocacy efforts,
  • Provide advice and counsel, and in some cases representation, to NDLON members and Florida day laborer and low wage workers,
  • Support NDLON legal and advocacy strategies to advance organizing efforts of low-income immigrant communities at the intersection of immigration and workers’ rights,
  • Support and strengthen collaboration between NDLON, its members, and national union partners, towards organizing in residential construction industry.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • J.D.,
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing the rights of low-income workers, people of color, and immigrant communities,
  • Excellent research, analytical, written, and oral communication skills,
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of mission-driven organizers and staff with a range of substantive law knowledge, experience and expertise,
  • Membership in good standing with the Florida State Bar or membership in good standing with another State Bar and willingness to take the Florida Bar Examination at the first opportunity,
  • Fluency in English and Spanish.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical, dental and vision, and paid time off. This is a full time, exempt position.

TO APPLY:
Application packet should include the following: a cover letter, a resume, a writing sample and three reference letters. All application materials should be sent, by email, to jobs@ndlon.org. Please use “Staff Attorney” as your subject line. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. You must have all materials requested and follow instructions provided above to be considered. No phone calls please.

NDLON is an equal opportunity employer; people of color and individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. NDLON does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship status, ethnic background, religion, political orientation, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or any other protected class.