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. Administrative/Fiscal Assistant
  2. Immigrant Justice Organizer
  3. Staff Attorney
  4. LA Organizer
  5. Pasadena Community Job Center Coordinator
  6. Grants Manager
  7. Regional Organizer

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1) ADMINISTRATIVE/FISCAL ASSISTANT

Job Title: ADMINISTRATIVE/FISCAL ASSISTANT
Position: Full time, temporary
Salary: Competitive 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:

Under direct supervision the Finance and Operations Manager the Administrative/Fiscal Assistant incumbent will provide critical administrative, fiscal and inventory support to the departments on a number of projects to support daily operations of NDLON, while providing the individual an opportunity to learn and be crossed-trained in various functions throughout the organization.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Assist in the review and processing of operating expenses such as staff reimbursements and vendor payments, verifying that submissions meet appropriate policy and procedural guidelines.
  • Maintain all department electronic and hardcopy documentation storage.
  • Monitor Financial Operations department email account, respond or route emails accordingly.
  • Receive and process all incoming correspondence; date stamp, and log all correspondence into electronic tracking system.
  • Assist with special events such as staff meetings, offsite events, and annual board/staff retreats.
  • Provide support with appropriate staff to arrange travel, hotel and business expenses as needed.
  • Maintain the organization’s property/assets inventory listing in Excel and keep track of the required equipment property tagging.
  • Inventory and catalog artwork equipment stock and ensure online stock is consistent with actual inventory.
  • Develop systems and documentation for usage of art inventory and assess/improve storage system.
  • Monitor and fulfill online store orders (including packing, shipping, and updated online store) and handle any inquiries and follow-ups from the online store.
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of one year of administrative/fiscal experience, preferably at a non-profit or social justice organization
  • Associates Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform duties
  • Punctuality, attendance and dependability is required
  • Knowledge of Excel and Word
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and to be a team player
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment and adjust to shifting demands
  • Knowledge of English grammar, punctuation and spelling is required
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to NDLON’s mission
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred

TO APPLY:
Please send a detailed cover letter explaining your interest in NDLON’s mission and why you are the best candidate for this position, along with your resume, by email to finops@ndlon.org. Use Administrative/Fiscal Assistant as your subject line. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Please do not send duplicate materials. Incomplete applications will not be considered. You must have all materials requested and follow instructions provided above to be considered. No phone calls, please.

2) IMMIGRANT JUSTICE ORGANIZER

Job Title: IMMIGRANT JUSTICE ORGANIZER
Position: Full Time Exempt Employee
Salary: $40,000-50,000/year, salary commensurate with experience

Location: Las Vegas, NV
Closing Date: Until Filled
Reports to: Director

ABOUT Arriba Las Vegas Worker Center:

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.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Arriba Las Vegas seeks an Immigrant Justice Organizer to advance local organizing efforts to reduce and limit deportations in Las Vegas, NV. The Immigrant Justice Organizer will coordinate campaign efforts to end 287(g) agreements in Nevada, separate ICE and local Police, and terminate informal agreement between ICE and the Municipal Government of Las Vegas. The Immigrant Justice Organizer will work directly with affected families, engage in outreach efforts, coordinate the Committee Against Deportations, facilitate popular education workshops on the mechanics of police-ICE collusion, and support families to lead their own deportation defense campaigns.

RESPONSIBILITY AND DELIVERABLES:

  • Coordinate campaign strategy, implementation and logistics.
  • Weekly outreach and recruitment activities.
  • Facilitate weekly committee meetings.
  • Co-develop and facilitate training curriculum and lead public workshops.
  • Facilitate KYR trainings and abbreviated KYR sessions at day laborer corners.
  • Provide individualized support for families fighting deportation, including strategy, fundraising, and legal referrals.
  • Participate in building campaign coalitions and key relationships with campaign-related allies.
  • Willing to put in the hours to get the work done, including some nights and weekends.
  • Mobilize and track engagement of members and activists at various events and field opportunities in database.
  • Submit weekly work plans and progress reports.
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • Support member led fundraising efforts.
  • Support coordination and fundraising efforts for the Las Vegas Family Unity Bond Fund.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Committed to Arriba Las Vegas’s mission, values and organizing model
  • Creative
  • Deep dedication to the leadership of directly affected people
  • Faith in poor people’s ability to change the work
  • Patience and Stamina
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Must be bilingual English-Space, both verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience in community organizing, popular education and community outreach. Preference for candidates with experience in deportation defense organizing.
  • Commitment to social justice and defending the rights of low-wage immigrant workers.
  • Flexibility to work weekends and evenings.
  • Ability to develop and maintain a variety of relationships on multiple levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines; Self-motivated and works well both independently and on a team.
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to take direction and constructive feedback.
  • Driver’s license and access to a car.
  • Must have strong writing skills, office skills and self-organization skill

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

Arriba Las Vegas Worker Center is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action organization. People of color, people of all national origins, women, parents, LGBTQ and differently-abled individuals strongly encouraged to apply.

3) STAFF ATTORNEY

Job Title: STAFF ATTORNEY
Position: Full Time Exempt
Salary: Competitive DOE

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Closing Date: Until Filled

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Staff Attorney will engage in and support litigation, policy advocacy and organizing to advance immigrant and worker rights. The duties include addressing harmful and unlawful immigration enforcement practices, combating wage theft and other abusive employment practices, as well as supporting NDLON’s member Worker Centers and national and local campaigns. The ideal candidate is highly motivated, innovative, self-starting and able to work independently. This position provides significant opportunity for growth and creativity.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and implement legal and advocacy strategies to promote immigrant and worker rights. Support organizing efforts of low-income immigrant communities
  • Litigate immigrant and worker right cases in Federal and State Courts
  • Provide technical support to community groups, advocates and organizers
  • Support local and statewide coalition building
  • Conduct outreach and advocacy with public officials
  • Run trainings and provide Know-Your-Rights workshops for advocates, organizers and directly impacted individuals

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide direct representation to individuals in immigration proceedings before immigration Courts, Board of Immigration Appeals and USCIS
  • Provide direct representation to workers before the State Division of Labor Standards Enforcement

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Juris Doctor degree
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing the rights of low-income workers, people of color, and/or 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 a State Bar
  • 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:

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 “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.

4) LA ORGANIZER

Job Title: LA ORGANIZER
Position: Full Time, Non-Exempt

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Closing Date: Until Filled

POSITION OVERVIEW:

NDLON is seeking a LA Organizer to advance high impact campaigns and coordinate rapid response activity for NDLON members and partners. The position entails carrying out immediate response to ICE enforcement or other abuse, including intake and information-gathering, providing accompaniment to targeted families and individuals, and representing NDLON in advocacy and organizing efforts. The individual will work with a team implementing innovative litigation, organizing, and press strategies in furtherance of NDLON immigrant and worker rights campaigns, primarily in the Los Angeles area. This position provides significant opportunity for growth and creativity.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate and implement NDLON immigrant rights campaign interventions at the Los Angeles city and county level, focusing on LA-area member and partner organizations
  • Serve as point of contact for NDLON enforcement response and grassroots defense committees
  • Work with NDLON team to strengthen member organizations and advance national immigrant rights strategies

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated formal or informal experience in worker or community organizing or policy advocacy
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment in both a lead and a support role, while also able to work independently in furtherance of program goals
  • Effective time management, interpersonal communication, problem solving, written and verbal skills
  • Willing and able to maintain healthy working relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice and an understanding of challenges facing immigrant communities, communities of color, and low income workers
  • Experience with intake or case management preferred
  • Willingness to travel and work a flexible schedule
  • Fluency in English and Spanish

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical, dental and vision, Simple IRA and paid time off. This is a full time, non-exempt position.

TO APPLY:

Application packet should include: cover letter, resume and references. All application materials should be sent electronically to: jobs@ndlon.org with subject line “LA Organizer” No calls please.

5) PASADENA COMMUNITY JOB CENTER COORDINATOR

Job Title: PASADENA COMMUNITY JOB CENTER COORDINATOR
Status: Exempt

Location: Pasadena, CA
Closing Date: Until Filled

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Pasadena Community Job Center (PCJC) is a project of NDLON that connects skilled day laborers, both men and women, with employers for a variety of jobs and services. The PCJC is a community-supported alternative for day laborers who previously looked for work on street corners. The PCJC assists the day laborers find work in a more humane, organized environment. The Job Center Coordinator (JCC) manages the day-to day operations of the PCJC. The JCC plans and carries out the outreach responsibilities and operations of the PCJC. The JCC builds support for the PCJC by conducting outreach to day laborers, current and potential employers, local merchants, community groups, churches and city agencies. The PCJC supervises staff and volunteers and coordinates with other NDLON program staff.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Manage daily functions, community agreements & rules of the Workers Center.
  2. Provide Customer Service to program employers.
  3. Provide Customer Service to member participants.
  4. Carry out work in a manner that maintains Pasadena Job Center’s good reputation and image in the community (refer to employee manual).
  5. Coordinate the publicity to attract new employers & maintain existing ones.
  6. Coordinate the development of jobs that attract new employers & maintain existing ones.
  7. Maintain and ensure social networks are active and productive with important information on work, activities and resources from and for the center.
  8. Support & supervise volunteers to focus on the goals and objectives of their volunteer work.
  9. Draft and execute reports and contract goals of the program.
  10. Collaborate, communicate and coordinate activities with the other programs of NDLON and the Job Center.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Coordinates the work dispatch of the PCJC:
    1. Coordinates and negotiates job opportunities with employers.
    2. Dispatches work orders for day laborers and domestic workers.
    3. Resolves issues with employers regarding dispatch.
    4. Coordinates community work with allies, local organizations, police and city.
    5. Maintains and updates the information of workers, employers, jobs, classes, workshops, programs and the MACHETE database.
    6. Maintain implementation of the new Covid-19 protocol for workers, employers and staff members.
    7. Hold bimonthly workers assemblies.
    8. Create and maintain records of those worker’s assemblies.
    9. Conduct Zoom, WhatsApp & other trainings with workers.
    10. Answer emergency line while on duty.
    11. Promote clear and open communication.
    12. Ensure facility is clean, safe, healthy and in good working condition.
    13. Maintain up to date inventory and database of allies, donors and vendors.
  2. Coordinates the publicity of the PCJC to attract new employers & maintain existing ones:
      1. Collaborates and provides information to social media, with the goal of promoting the services of the center.
      2. Serves the requests of the employers through calls, online & walk -ins.
      3. Follows up on the worker evaluations, their rights & responsibilities every month.
      4. Maintain updates of the new protocols that are carried out in the Job Center with the community and employers.
  3. Coordinates the development of jobs that attract new employers & maintain existing ones:
    1. Collaborates on the development of the 6 months Action Plan of the center.
    2. Ensures that the employment Publicity Plan is being accomplished.
    3. Conducts activities that promote the retention of employers.
    4. Conducts worker evaluations with employers.
    5. Promote & advocate the new Covid-19, health & safety protocols.
  4. Supports & supervises volunteer & staff members who work supporting the center to focus on the goals and objectives of their volunteer job:
    1. Read and sign the volunteer manual.
    2. Trains, supports, motivates and supervises the work of volunteers.
    3. Conduct biweekly check-ins.
    4. Maintain reports & records of their work.
  5. Follows up on reports and contract goals of the employment program:
    1. Accomplishes the required goals of the city & grants contracts.
    2. Develops monthly reports that the organization needs.
  6. Collaborates, communicates and coordinates activities with the other programs of the organization:
    1. Maintains communication and collaboration with the NDLON Mano a Mano, Minimum Wage & Radio Jornalera Coordinators, with the purpose of evaluating team work and health & safety of everyone during the Covid-19 period.
    2. Coordinate activities of external programs held at the PCJC to ensure that the center supports both day laborers and other community members.
    3. Serve as a model day labor center to host training and developing staff and volunteers from other NDLON member organizations, in collaboration with popular education staff and regional organizers.
    4. Participate in national and regional gatherings and trainings organized by NDLON and participate in campaigns and initiatives.
  7. Support the Worker Center’s Emergency Plan:
    1. Follow emergency protocol.
    2. Answer emergency line while on duty.
  8. Promote communication and decision making by program participants:
    1. Clarify questions, inquiries from participants or mitigate misunderstandings between participants and employers.
    2. Carry weekly clarification meetings with program participants.
    3. Attend monthly domestic workers meetings.
    4. Promote clear and open communication.
  9. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

FIXED SCHEDULE: Tuesday to Saturday, 6:00 am – 3:00 pm.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

Salary is commensurate with experience and begins at $54,000 per year. NDLON offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, as well as generous paid time off. This is a full time, salaried and exempt position.

TO APPLY:

Please send a detailed cover letter explaining your interest in NDLON’s mission and why you are the best candidate for this position, along with your resume, to jobs@ndlon.org. Use Worker Center Coordinator as your subject line. You may be required to provide a writing sample (of an email communication) and work reference. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. 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

6) GRANTS MANAGER

Job Title: GRANTS MANAGER
Status: Salaried, Full Time, Exempt
Reports to: Co-Director of Development

Location: Pasadena, CA, & Flexible Remote
Salary: Commensurate with Experience

POSITION OVERVIEW:

NDLON seeks a creative Grants Manager to track and grow our portfolio of institutional funders. The Grants Manager, will work collaboratively within the Development Department, to further raise our profile among philanthropic and government sectors. This position will design, lead, and support innovative fundraising strategies to improve how we tell our story and how we inform & engage our funders/contributors. Salary is commensurate with experience but also comes with a competitive benefits package for health, dental/vision, and paid time off. The Grants Manager will report directly to the Co-Directors of Development.

SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES:

  • Manage a growing portfolio of 40+ philanthropic funders of immigrant worker, cultural, and equity programs.
  • Strengthen grant and contract systems, calendars, tools, and work flow to increase and diversify NDLON’s portfolio of grants and contracts.
  • Partner with program leads to strategize, draft, and assemble compelling grant proposals.
  • Track accomplishments and media hits for programmatic evaluation and grant reports.
  • Research, identify, and build relationships with new funding prospects in support of NDLON’s initiatives.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of the organization’s mission, strategic plan, programs, and initiatives and effectively convey this information to current and prospective funders.
  • Maintain up-to-date and well-organized grant records.
  • Engage in collaborative, positive, and ongoing relationship-building of funders, donors, and internal teams.
  • Support the Development Department in special events, donor relations, and general duties as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Four years of grant writing and/or grants management.
  • Excellent written and storytelling skills.
  • Experience in generating funding prospects in philanthropic sector.
  • Knowledge and passion for immigrant and workers’ rights issues.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills paired with flexibility, adaptability, and creativity.
  • Must have the ability to resolve conflicts and respond to inquiries in an appropriate and efficient manner.
  • Self-starter with an ability to take initiative and manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to gather and synthesize data and prioritize work assignments.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred.

TO APPLY:

pplication packet must include: Cover letter, resume, and three references. All application materials should be sent electronically to: development@ndlon.org with subject line “Grants Manager”.

7) REGIONAL ORGANIZER

Job Title: REGIONAL ORGANIZER
Status: Full Time

Location: New York
Start Date: Immediate

POSITION OVERVIEW:

NDLON is seeking a Regional Organizer, who is primarily responsible for building NDLON’s network of members, activists and leaders. Responsible for recruiting new members, engaging them in the work of NDLON, and developing leaders, with a geographic concentration on the East Coast, particularly New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.

The regional organizer will have a primary focus in year one on the implementation of the Excluded Worker Fund in New York State. This is a grassroots outreach, education, and enrollment campaign developed in collaboration with NDLON’s member organizations.

The Regional Organizer will also coordinate with the regional organizing team nationally and the national campaign teams.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

  1. Develop plan and implement for Excluded Worker Fund Implementation &Coordination
    • Support community members with gathering documents and evaluate member’s eligibility for the Excluded Workers Fund
    • Assist completion of Excluded Workers Fund Applications
    • Manage and strengthen relationships with local nonprofits, government agencies and other key partners
    • Collaborate with partner organizations to assist with tax services, including applying for an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) and filing taxes, and conduct outreach to underbanked individuals
    • Coordinate regional implementation efforts with coalition partners
    • Participate in EWF regional coordination and anchor meetings
    • Maintain comprehensive up-to-date notes of member contact, and provide timely notification to members of all activities regarding their case
    • Identity and connect EWF applicants to organizing campaigns
    • Work with volunteers to extend reach of project
    • Organize and facilitate EWF outreach events, trainings, and application clinics
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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, zoom meetings and in person meetings
  5. Serve as active member of NDLON’s organizing team
    • Support NDLON in building membership capacity through convenings, trainings, popular education, and culture
    • Work collaboratively with NDLON staff to support organizational goals

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 plan and implement campaigns to build power and pressure on employers, elected officials, and other targets to achieve a goal
  • 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
  • Drivers license and willingness to travel across New York state for outreach, and nationally for events and training
  • 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 workers rights enforcement, a plus
  • Administrative and organizational skills necessary to carry out job description responsibilities

TO APPLY:
Please send a detailed cover letter explaining your interest in NDLON’s mission and why you are the best candidate for this position, along with your resume, by email to jobs@ndlon.org. Use Regional Organizer as your subject line. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

The salary for this position will be based on an internal equitable scale that takes into consideration years of experience, geographic location, and final job description. NDLON offers a comprehensive benefits package including paid time off; health, dental, vision, and life insurance, retirement plan options, professional development funding, and remote work support.

with subject line “Grants Manager”.

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.