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AUSTIN

Staff Attorney

JOB OPENING:  APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED ON A ROLLING BASIS

 

STAFF ATTORNEY in AUSTIN, TX

 

Workers Defense Project (“WDP”) is seeking a full-time Staff Attorney to support the service provision and advocacy conducted by WDP’s Employment and Legal Services Program. 

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and creative thinker, who is open to new challenges and able to maintain attention to detail while managing multiple responsibilities. The Staff Attorney should have strong communication skills – in both English and Spanish – that allow them to build and maintain important relationships with WDP members, volunteers, staff, and community partners. Finally,

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AmeriCorps Education Coordinator

POSITION OPENING: AmeriCorps Education Coordinator

AmeriCorps Education Coordinator in Austin, TX | August 2019 – July 2020

 

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

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Development Director

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DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR in Austin, Dallas or Houston, TX

 

Workers Defense Project (WDP) is seeking a full-time Development Director to lead and grow the organization’s fundraising efforts, primarily by building and maintaining relationships with individual, corporate, foundation, and union supporters. We are looking for a strategic, ambitious, and senior professional with a history of and orientation toward growing organizational revenue.

 

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record of articulating and advocating for a body of work that advances the interests of working people to diverse audiences. They will

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DALLAS

Development Director

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DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR in Austin, Dallas or Houston, TX

 

Workers Defense Project (WDP) is seeking a full-time Development Director to lead and grow the organization’s fundraising efforts, primarily by building and maintaining relationships with individual, corporate, foundation, and union supporters. We are looking for a strategic, ambitious, and senior professional with a history of and orientation toward growing organizational revenue.

 

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record of articulating and advocating for a body of work that advances the interests of working people to diverse audiences. They will

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Dallas Policy Coordinator

JOB OPENING:  APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED

 

DALLAS POLICY COORDINATOR in Dallas, TX

 

Workers Defense Project (WDP) is seeking a full-time Dallas Policy Coordinator to lead the policy work and advocacy conducted by WDP’s Better Builder® and Policy Department in the greater Dallas area.

 

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and strategic thinker with a background in public policy, political campaigns, and/or community organizing. The Dallas Policy Coordinator should have strong communication skills that allow them to build relationships and foster cooperation with WDP members, other WDP staff, elected officials, and a diverse array of

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HOUSTON 

Community In Action Organizer – In partnership with Houston in Action

Job Opening: Community in Action Organizer (Houston)

Applications accepted on a rolling basis. 

 

Workers Defense Project (WDP) is seeking a full-time Community in Action Organizer to lead outreach and organizing strategies in neighborhoods and communities at risk of being undercounted in the 2020 Census in the greater Houston area. This is a temporary position currently funded through a grant from Houston in Action through December 2020. 

 

The ideal candidate will have deep connections and understanding of the communities Workers Defense organizes, community and/or labor organizing experience, and be committed to building worker power to create a more just economy

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Development Director

JOB OPENING:  APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED

 

DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR in Austin, Dallas or Houston, TX

 

Workers Defense Project (WDP) is seeking a full-time Development Director to lead and grow the organization’s fundraising efforts, primarily by building and maintaining relationships with individual, corporate, foundation, and union supporters. We are looking for a strategic, ambitious, and senior professional with a history of and orientation toward growing organizational revenue.

 

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record of articulating and advocating for a body of work that advances the interests of working people to diverse audiences. They will

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Houston Policy Coordinator

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HOUSTON POLICY COORDINATOR in Houston, TX

 

Workers Defense Project (WDP) is seeking a full-time Houston Policy Coordinator to lead the policy work and advocacy conducted by WDP’s Better Builder® and Policy Department in the greater Houston area.

 

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and strategic thinker with a background in public policy, political campaigns, and/or community organizing. The Houston Policy Coordinator should have strong communication skills that allow them to build relationships and foster cooperation with WDP members, other WDP staff, elected officials, and a diverse array of

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