Jobs

There are currently two job openings at NDLON: 1) Deputy Director and 2) Criminal Justice Reform Attorney. Please scroll down to view them.


Job Announcement:  Deputy Director (download PDF)

Job Title: Deputy Director
Position: Exempt, Full-time, 2-year commitment is expected
Reports to: Executive Director
Location: Los Angeles, but some travel is expected to DC and NYC offices.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

ABOUT NDLON:

National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) improves the lives of day laborers 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 Deputy Director is responsible for assisting the Executive Director in overseeing and improving NDLON’s strategic delivery of its vision, mission and programmatic goals. This includes playing a critical role in enhancing the internal organization and infrastructure necessary for NDLON’s continued success and growth.

PRIMARY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. STAFF GROWTH MANAGEMENT & SUPERVISION:
    1. Enhance personnel management and leadership development systems.
    2. Strengthen NDLON’s internal operations and Board Development
    3. Develop, implement and evaluate programs, organizational and financial plans.
  2. FISCAL MANAGEMENT AND FUNDRAISING:
    1. Monitor financial and development strategies to ensure growth and sustainability.
    2. Support grant-seeking and grassroots fundraising campaigns.
  3. COMMUNICATIONS AND PUBLIC RELATIONS
    1. Strengthen internal and external communications systems, ensuring that the messages of NDLON’s work and campaigns are consistent and coherent to general public.
    2. Represent organization and speak to media outlets.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working in social justice field with a deep understanding and analysis of issues faced by low wage immigrant workers.
  • Minimum 5 years fund development, senior management or leadership experience of a non-profit organization, including supervision of multiple staff;
  • Bilingual: Spanish strongly preferred;
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills;

SALARY:  Salary commensurate with experience, Benefits include: Health+, vacation, & sick leave.

HOW TO APPLY: Application packet must include: cover letter, resume, salary history, and three references. All application materials should be sent electronically to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with subject line “Deputy Director.” Please direct any questions to our Director of Administration: Lorena Gamboa, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 213.380.2201.


NDLON is an Equal Employment Opportunity workplace. People of color, LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) people, bilingual people, women, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 


Job Announcement:  CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM ATTORNEY (download PDF)

Job Title: Criminal Justice Reform Attorney
Position: Exempt, Full-time, One year position with possibility of renewal
Reports to: Legal Programs Director
Location: Los Angeles
Starting Date: January 2015

ABOUT NDLON:

National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) improves the lives of day laborers 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 Criminal Justice Reform Attorney is responsible for monitoring and responding to next-­‐generation police and immigration enforcement. S/he will provide legal services and identify opportunities for litigation addressing the needs of low-income immigrant communities at the intersection of immigration and criminal justice. The staff attorney will work in collaboration with a statewide coalition comprised of diverse community-­based organizations to coordinate and advance local, state, and federal legal and policy strategies, with a special focus on Los Angeles county efforts.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Provide advice and counsel, and in some cases representation, to immigrant community members regarding immigration and criminal justice issues
  • Engage in local and statewide coalition building.
  • Assist with administrative relief implementation strategies.
  • Monitor and respond to next-­generation Priority Enforcement Program (PEP-­COMM) implementation.
  • Oversee new statewide hotline, website, and mobile platform that receive requests for legal assistance with TRUST Act and local ICE hold reform compliance from community members.
  • Promote availability of resources, including hotline, website, mobile platform, and know your rights materials, to immigrant communities throughout California.
  • Organize and analyze data collected from requests for assistance from community members to identify trends and changing needs of immigrant community at the intersection of immigration and criminal justice.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of two years legal services or litigation experience, ideally with familiarity in practicing in a non-­profit context and on immigration and criminal justice issues
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing the rights of low-­income, people of color, and/or immigrant communities
  • Excellent research, analytical, written, and oral communication skillsAbility to work with a diverse group of mission-­driven lawyers and staff with a range of substantive law knowledge, experience and expertise
  • Highly motivated and self-­starting
  • B.A./B.S. and J.D. degrees with membership in good standing with a State Bar (California preferred)
  • Bilingual skills in Spanish

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:  Salary for this position is $45,000, based on principles of internal equity. Benefits include medical, dental and vision and paid time off. This is a full-­time, exempt position.

HOW TO APPLY: Application packet must include: cover letter, resume, salary history, and three references. All application materials should be sent electronically to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with subject line “Staff Attorney.” Please direct any questions to our Director of Administration: Lorena Gamboa, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 213.380.2201.

 

NDLON is an Equal Employment Opportunity workplace. People of color, LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) people, bilingual people, women, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.