California Domestic Workers Coalition

Job Opening: California Education Organizer,
Hand in Hand: The Domestic Employers Network (HIH)

Start Date: August 2020
Work Location: San Francisco Bay Area in California
Reports to: California Director, Hand in Hand
Classification: Exempt, full-time (40 hours per week)
Application deadline: July 27, 2020

Join a movement that supports the leadership of immigrant women and women of color domestic workers, towards ending decades-long exclusion from labor protections!

Organization:

Hand in Hand: The Domestic Employers Network (HIH) is a national network of individuals and families who depend on domestic workers and believe that dignified and respectful working conditions benefit worker and employer alike. We honor the care work that happens in homes across our country, and seek to ensure that care is accessible and affordable for all families and that the homecare jobs we create bring fairness and dignity to the workers. 

Position:

The California Education Organizer will be responsible for (1) developing and distributing domestic employer educational resources to raise awareness about workers rights and protections, (2) using creative and traditional approaches to reach people who employ nannies, house cleaners and home attendants, and (3) recruiting them into Hand in Hand’s base to work on efforts to advance policies to create a care infrastructure that supports all Californians and ensures access to quality and dignified support in the home. As a result of this work thousands of domestic employers through the state will understand and abide by the California Domestic Workers Bill of Rights and engage in fair practices to increase the economic security of this workforce.

The ideal candidate is someone who is energized by the challenge of community education and membership base building, is a team player who can work independently, and is dedicated to building grassroots leadership of California’s domestic employers – including seniors, people with disabilities, and parents in deep partnership with women of color and immigrant women domestic workers. 

Women, people of color, differently abled people, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and gender non-conforming individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Employer education (50%)

Organizing (40%)

Other organizational duties (10%)

Required Skills and Qualifications:

Optional Skills and Qualifications (candidates demonstrating any of the following will be given preference, but are not required):

Compensation and Hours:

This is a full-time exempt position with some evening or weekend hours.  Salary range is $58,000-$63,000 a year with healthcare benefits (final salary commensurate with experience and qualifications). Work schedules may include evening or weekend work based on need. 

Hand in Hand: The Domestic Employers Network is a project of and fiscally sponsored by Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice.   Bend the Arc offers a comprehensive benefits package including: 

To apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter stating why you want to work with Hand in Hand: The Domestic Employers Network to jobs@domesticemployers.org with “California Education Organizer” in the subject line of your message by July 27, 2020. We sincerely regret that we will not be able to respond to all applicants. Only those considered for the position will be contacted to interview. 

Hand in Hand: The Domestic Employers Network is a project of and fiscally sponsored by Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice. 

Bend the Arc and Hand in Hand: The Domestic Employers Network values a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture.

Bend the Arc provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status, record of arrest or conviction, or any other legally protected status. Women, people of color, differently abled people, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and gender non-conforming individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understand the scope of the position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, or responsibilities associated with the position.