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     Job Announcement: MINIMUM WAGE OUTREACH COORDINATOR (download PDF)

Job Title: Minimum Wage Coordinator
Position: Full Time (40 hours/week - one year contract)
Reports to: Workers Rights Coordinator
Location: Pasadena, CA
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

ABOUT NDLON:

The National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) is a Los Angeles-based organization that works to improve the lives of day laborers in the U.S. The Pasadena Community Job Center, operated by NDLON since 2013, exists as a platform for political, economic, and social engagement for immigrant and low-wage workers in Pasadena. Please visit ndlon.org or pasadenajobcenter.com to learn more.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Minimum Wage Outreach Coordinator will organize low-wage workers to demand living wages and dignity on the job. The Organizer will work with the Job Center community and partners throughout Pasadena to implement the Job Center’s Minimum Wage Ordinance Community Outreach, Education, and Training contract with the City of Pasadena. They will also work to develop a new infrastructure that will facilitate addressing wage theft and health and safety issues by engaging workers and developing potential leaders to build power in their workplaces and in their communities.

SPECIFIC DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Conduct community presentations about wage theft and the rights of workers.
  • Train workers to prevent wage theft and take action when they recognize wage theft or workplace safety hazards.
  • Outreach to employers to distribute information about the minimum wage ordinance and the enforcement laws.
  • Identify high-road employers and lift their profile through the “First to $15” program.
  • Organize a monthly Workers’ Rights Clinic with volunteer attorneys.
  • Hold community “charlas” with workers to discuss specific labor rights and develop a core of worker-leaders.
  • Assist the Planning and Community Development Department in claim resolution, and in judgment collection when needed.
  • Run campaigns to fight wage theft, unsafe working conditions and to improve wages.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Three years’ experience in grassroots organizing
  • Bilingual in Spanish & English
  • Strong written and verbal communications, office, and self?organization skills
  • Able to work a flexible schedule including some early mornings, late evenings and weekends
  • A strong commitment to multi-racial organizing, racial and economic justice, and gender justice frames
  • Great familiarity and experience in the immigrant rights movement

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:This is a Full-Time, at will position with funding for one-year contract. Salary is commensurate on experience. Benefits include medical, dental and vision and paid time off.

HOW TO APPLY: Complete application packet must include: cover letter, resume and references. 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 “OUTREACH COORDINATOR.” No phone inquiries please.