VOZ Workers’ Rights Education Project (“Voz”) is a worker-led organization that empowers diverse day laborers and immigrants to improve their working condition and protecting civil rights through leadership development, organizing, education and economic opportunity. Voz operates the MLK Workers’ Center where day laborers are connected with employers in a safe environment.
The Community Advocacy Coordinator will collaborate with Voz staff and day laborers (members) to strengthen worker leadership and advocate for day laborers’ rights by leading Voz’s participation in community coalitions, organizing worker-led actions, coordinating our Know Your Rights and Wage Theft workshops, and other community building activities.
Community Organizing and Engagement:
Participate in coalitions: Represent Voz, and strengthen day laborer participation and leadership campaigns, coalitions, community forums, and other spaces for civic and political engagement
Research and strategy building: Collaborate with the Lead Organizer to research and strategize around campaigns, coalitions, and actions
Organize and participate in political actions: Including direct actions, protests, and marches; solidarity actions (letter writing, photos, statements, etc.); and days of solidarity and action (May Day, Indigenous People’s Day, Other organizations’/coalition members’ events and days)
Supervision: supervise community advocacy interns and volunteers
Administrative work: This position will also assist with planning, documenting, evaluating, and reporting on Organizing activities.
Other duties as assigned
You’re passionate about fighting for immigrant and worker rights. You have experience organizing and/or supporting social justice campaigns, participating in grassroots coalitions, and facilitating group meetings and workshops. You have a track record of dedication to working with communities facing oppression. You are knowledgeable about current issues in immigrant rights organizing and workers rights organizing. You enjoy working with a diverse team, and have strong communication and collaboration skills.