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    JOB OPENING: WORKER RIGHTS MANAGER

    JOB POSTING: WORKER RIGHTS MANAGER SUMMARY OF POSITION New Immigrant Community Empowerment (NICE) is seeking a Worker Rights Manager who will be responsible for NICE’s program to empower immigrant workers who have been exploited by their employers. JOB TYPE: Full-time RESPONSIBILITIES Manage caseload of immigrant workers, including group cases, for labor violations (wage theft, discrimination, etc.) Conduct screening for worker’s rights violations Execute Worker Rights workshops and trainings, at NICE and partner organizations Conduct city-wide outreach in-person and through social media Register intakes and orient members who have worker’s rights needs Plan and lead appropriate events for immigrant worker needs Manage Wage Theft Associate, ensuring that the program overall meets quantitative and qualitative deliverables Liaise with attorneys, paralegals, and other associated staff Assist Program Staff in outreach and recruitment of new active members and member leaders In collaboration with administrative staff, coordinate logistics and ensure all space, materials and other goods needed for trainings are provided and set-up/taken-down in a timely manner Support organizational activities, when required Maintain excellent attendance and training records Answer phone calls during office hours and check voicemail when in office Provide interpretation/translation, when required
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    JOB OPENING: COMMUNITY ORGANIZER

    The Community Organizer at NICE will be responsible to assist in implementing strategic campaigns with member leaders, partners, and allies, to combat unfair labor practices and other issues that impact the lives of immigrant workers. The ideal candidate is a self-starter and great team player who works effectively independently and as part of a team, with a long-term commitment to social and economic justice and to the empowerment of low-income immigrant workers.
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