Job Announcement: Lead workplace Organizer at Pilipino Workers Center
Pilipino Workers Center is a vehicle and resource center for the 1,000,000 Pilipino residents of Greater Los Angeles to come together to stand up for their rights in the workplace and improve their quality of life. PWC focuses on providing programs that help meet the immediate needs of workers and their families while also building their leadership to take collective action. PWC’s work includes Strategic Enforcement campaigns in the homecare industry and a new project supporting workers to build Public Health Councils in the restaurant and food manufacturing industry.
The Lead Workplace Organizer will engage Filipino community members to advance PWC’s mission and organizing priorities as the lead organizer of the Public Health Councils team. The Lead Workplace Organizer will lead a team of 2-3 workers to outreach to workers in Restaurants and Food Manufacturing businesses in Los Angeles County to organize Public Health Councils to make their workplaces safer during this pandemic.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Plan, execute, evaluate PWC programs in accordance with grant requirements and mission of the organization
- Develop outreach strategies for identifying, engaging, and supporting the leadership of workers to advocate for public health and safety during this pandemic
- Work directly with workers and community in group and individual settings
- Attend meetings, webinars, and phone conferences related to the project as needed.
- Develop and facilitate a health team structure, including providing support and mentorship for new worker organizers.
- Maintain project documentation as required by the grant contract and project collaborative, including monthly reports of activities.
- Report regularly at staff meetings
- Assist with strategic thinking to other teams that focus on Strategic Enforcement campaigns and Anti-Human Trafficking campaigns
- Strong commitment and dedication to progressive social, racial, and economic justice issues
- Experience in worker and workplace organizing strongly preferred including experience in developing and leading campaigns
- Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to organize, prioritize, and work independently as well as in collaboration with others
- Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with providers, vendors, and clients of diverse backgrounds
- Have a driver’s license, insurance, clean driving record preferred
- Knowledge of MS office, email, and google productivity applications
- Bilingual in English and another language preferred but not required
- Flexible working hours including some evenings and weekends
Compensation: $22-$27/hour + benefits commensurate with experience.
Applications deadline is April 20, 2021.
Please email a cover letter and resume to:firstname.lastname@example.org, Aquilina Soriano Versoza, Executive Director. Only qualified applicants will be contacted directly.