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. Staff Attorney
  2. LA Organizer
  3. Grants Manager
  4. Occupational Safety and Health Project Coordinator

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1) 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.

2) 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.

3) 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”.

4) OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY COORDINATOR

Job Title: OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY COORDINATOR
Status: Salaried, Full Time, with Benefits
Languages: English/Spanish

Location: Flexible
Salary: Based Upon Experience
Last day to apply: Open until filled

POSITION OVERVIEW:

NDLON is seeking an Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Project Coordinator for a new project. NDLON will be partnering with member organizations using a Train-the-Trainer model to build a cohort of trained organizers and day laborers in the area of occupational safety and health. The project is funded by the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program through the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) with the goal of strengthening and expanding existing health and safety education programs for migrant day laborers. The OSH Project Coordinator is a full-time position that reports to NDLON’s National Health and Safety Program Coordinator. They will work directly with each of the member organizations to provide leadership, training, technical assistance and assure the usefulness of appropriate worker health and safety training. Partner organizations are located nationwide (travel will be required).

RESPONSIBILTIES INCLUDE:

  • Facilitate regional and national collaboration by coordinating regular telephone and video conference meetings among the partners to provide further support and facilitate sharing of experiences and best practices.
  • Conduct needs assessments of safety and health hazards impacting day laborers and partners’ experience and capacity in regards to safety and health training.
  • Develop and compile new and existing safety and health materials and curricula for day laborers and employers.
  • Facilitate Train-the-Trainer sessions with partners.
  • Provide technical assistance and guidance to partners to ensure the implementation of second-tier trainings in each of the partners’ regions.
  • Develop and maintain evaluation tools to assess the impact of the trainings and the overall progress of the project.
  • Develop and submit regular programmatic reports to funders

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in worker or community organizing; or
  • Experience with day laborers and/or the immigrant community; or
  • Experience with participatory adult education methods like activities to build critical thinking skills
  • Experience in occupational safety and health training with low wage workers preferred
  • Ability to develop and adapt training materials
  • Excellent communication skills – writing, speaking and training facilitation
  • Ability to work well with a team
  • Demonstrated commitment to social/economic justice
  • Willing to travel
  • Bi-lingual (ability to speak and write in English and Spanish) – required

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 “Safety and Health Project Coordinator” 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.

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.