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 – Rapid Response Coordinator

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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 - RAPID RESPONSE COORDINATOR

Job Title: LA ORGANIZER – RAPID RESPONSE COORDINATOR
Position: Full Time Exempt

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Closing Date: October 20, 2019

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, 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.

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.