Worker’s Justice Project is looking for an experienced organizer who is ambitious about building grassroots power for immigrant women workers. The organizer will drive the field and strategic campaigns to implement the labor protections for domestic workers. The organizer will invest deeply workplace organizing to advance the organization’s goals to uplift the dignity of domestic workers through base-building, leadership development, worker empowerment, rights implementation, strategic industry campaigns and policy wins.
The Organizer also engages workers in Workers Justice Project’s organizing campaigns, program and worker leadership development, and plays an important role in applying and serving as a model of the principles of the workers and their organizations, those being unity and membership-based growth. The position requires travel periodically as well as some evening and weekend work.
Essential Job Functions
The Workers’ Rights Organizer (Organizer), based in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, is responsible for outreach, recruitment, and retention of WJP worker members. The Organizer provides strategic leadership in the development of organizational base building plans, enlists WJP members, leaders and volunteers in these movement building efforts, and trains and supports members in developing their leadership roles in the movement. The organizer plays a predominant role in planning, developing and carrying out organizing campaigns.
Training and Lead WJP’s organizing strategy and workplace campaigns
Advocacy, Leadership Development & Social Justice Organizing
Position information and work schedule
This is a full-time, exempt position. Generous benefits, including medical and dental, sick days, and vacation benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience. The position requires travel periodically as well as working some weekends.
We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.
TSNE MissionWorks/Worker's Justice Projectenvisions a society grounded in the principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors the unique talents and lived experiences of each person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE MissionWorks actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work.
As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE MissionWorks/Worker's Justice Project will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status or any other factor prohibited by law.