• ESL Instructor – Part-time

    JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: ESL Instructor

    Austin, TX   |   Applications accepted until position filled

     

    ESL INSTRUCTOR POSITIONS

    WDP is committed to helping improve the quality of life of immigrant workers. To achieve this goal, WDP offers English as a Second Language (ESL) courses for its members. ESL Instructors provide participants with the opportunity to learn important English skills while building a broader understanding of social inequality through the curriculum. ESL instructors use multiple resources to create and deliver tailored lessons plans. Instructors will also evaluate student learning at regular intervals to assess progress.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES

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    • ESL Instructor – Part-Time

      JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: ESL Instructor

      Dallas, TX   |   Applications accepted until position filled

       

      ESL INSTRUCTOR POSITIONS

      WDP is committed to helping improve the quality of life of immigrant workers. To achieve this goal, WDP offers English as a Second Language (ESL) courses for its members. ESL Instructors provide participants with the opportunity to learn important English skills while building a broader understanding of social inequality through the curriculum. ESL instructors use multiple resources to create and deliver tailored lessons plans. Instructors will also evaluate student learning at regular intervals to assess progress.

       

      RESPONSIBILITIES

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      • Literacy Coalition of Central Texas VISTA: Education & Volunteer Coordinator

        POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

         

        VISTA EDUCATION & VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

        Dallas, TX   |   Applications accepted until position filled

         

        1. POSITION OVERVIEW

        Would you like to serve as an AmeriCorps VISTA member?  A VISTA member’s commitment to serve includes:

        • 1-Year term of full-time (40 hours/week) volunteer service at nonprofit agency
        • A monthly living allowance of ~$1000 a month (depending on county)
        • Health and prescription drug ... read more
        • CitySquare AmeriCorps: Education & Volunteer Coordinator

          POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

           

          EDUCATION & VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

          Dallas, TX   |   Applications accepted until position filled

          1. POSITION OVERVIEW

          Would you like to serve as an AmeriCorps member?

          • Receive a $2,800.00 living allowance every 4 months
          • Earn a $1,538.00 education award for college
          • Get invaluable on-the-job professional development experience for career advancement

           

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        • Membership Organizer

          About Workers Defense Project:

          Created in 2002, WDP is a statewide, membership-based organization devoted to workers’ rights and advocacy, chiefly aiming to build power among Texas construction workers.  Its mission – to empower low-income workers to achieve fair employment through education, direct services, organizing and strategic partnerships – is accomplished through a network of dedicated staff, volunteers and members.

          WDP is one of the few organizations in Texas focused on addressing workplace abuse faced by low-wage laborers.  Among the most established worker centers in the South, and a leader in the national movement of worker centers fighting for fair conditions for working p... read more

        • Harvey Recovery Workers Rights Attorney

          JOB OPENING:  HARVEY RECOVERY – WORKERS RIGHTS ATTORNEY (HOUSTON, TX)

           

          In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Workers Defense Project is seeking a full-time Workers Rights Attorney to join our office in Houston, Texas.

          The ideal candidate will be a community-minded attorney who is eager to support the building of worker power in Texas, and willing to take initiative in the uncertain landscape following Hurricane Harvey. They will have experience working directly with low-income workers and/or immigrants, educating the community, and practicing employment law. They will also have strong communication skills — in both English and Spanish — that will allow them to dev... read more

        • Harvey Recovery Legal Manager/Organizer

          Job Opening: Legal Manager/Organizer (Houston, TX)

          In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Workers Defense Project is seeking a full-time Legal Manager/Organizer to join our office in Houston, Texas.

          The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who is open to new challenges and able to maintain attention to detail while managing multiple responsibilities. They will have strong communication skills (in both English and Spanish) and strong interpersonal skills that allow them to develop and maintain strong relationships with low-income workers, community partners, and government agencies. Finally, they will be committed to WDP’s identity as a member-driven organization.

          About Worke... read more

        • Houston Campaign Manager

          JOB OPENING:  APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED. Start Date is  October 16, 2017 HOUSTON CAMPAIGN MANAGER (LEAD ORGANIZER) in Houston, TX

           

          Workers Defense Project (WDP) is seeking a full-time Campaign Manager in Houston, TX.

          The Houston Campaign Manager will coordinate worker-led campaigns in city and state legislative advocacy and  voter engagement activities for WDP and WDAF as well as perform certain activities for Workers Defense Action Fund, WDP’s affiliated 501c4 organization. The Campaign Manager is responsible for managing the voter engagement strategy and engaging low-wage workers in organizing efforts to win better working conditions for constructio... read more

        • CitySquare AmeriCorps – Education and Volunteer Coordinator

           

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          CitySquare AmeriCorps

          Member Position Description

           

          Position Title:

          Education & Volunteer Coordinator

          Member Type:

          Quarter Time (32 hrs/wk)

          Service Site:

          Workers Defense Project

          ESL Instructor

          JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: ESL Instructor

          Austin, TX   |   Applications accepted until position filled

           

          ESL INSTRUCTOR POSITIONS

          WDP is committed to helping improve the quality of life of immigrant workers. To achieve this goal, WDP offers English as a Second Language (ESL) courses for its members. ESL Instructors provide participants with the opportunity to learn important English skills while building a broader understanding of social inequality through the curriculum. ESL instructors use multiple resources to create and deliver tailored lessons plans. Instructors will also evaluate student learning at regular intervals to assess progress.

           

          RESPONSIBILITIES