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AUSTIN

Oversight and Worksite Coordinator

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Oversight and Worksite Coordinator Job Description, Austin TX

 

Workers Defense Project (WDP) is seeking a full-time Oversight and Worksite Coordinator to lead the monitoring, oversight and certification conducted by WDP’s Better Builder® Program. Through policy change and community education, WDP’s Better Builder®️ Program seeks to improve conditions in the Texas construction industry by uplifting real estate developers and governmental entities who adopt a platform of workplace standards including living wages, OSHA-safety training, workers’ compensation coverage, local hiring goals, and independent, third-party monitoring.

 

The Oversight and Worksite Coordinator is an

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Organizing Director

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ORGANIZING DIRECTOR in Austin, Dallas or Houston, TX 

 

The Organizing Director leads Workers Defense’ team of organizers to engage low-wage workers and their families in a fight to build power for Texas workers through strategic organizing, legislative advocacy, and electoral campaigns. The Organizing Director oversees the training and formation of WD organizing staff  who recruit and develop the leadership of thousands of workers across the state and engage them in campaigns to fight for the dignity they deserve. The Organizing Director develops and manages strategic campaigns and ensures

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Development Coordinator

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DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR in Austin, TX

 

Workers Defense Project (WDP) is seeking a full-time Development Coordinator to resource our movement for change. The Development Coordinator will play a vital role in our Development team by cultivating donors, managing giving campaigns, supporting fundraising events, coordinating with our Board of Directors and Leadership Council, and maintaining detailed records of donations and donor interactions. This individual will help us tell our story to the public, maintain donors’ interest in our work, utilize our networks, and – most of all – keep our fundraising efforts

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Staff Attorney

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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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DALLAS

Campaign Manager

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DALLAS CAMPAIGN MANAGER in DALLAS, TX

 

Workers Defense Project(WDP)/Workers Defense Action Fund (WDAF) is seeking a full-time Campaign Manager in Dallas, TX.

 

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

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Organizing Director

JOB OPENING:  ORGANIZING DIRECTOR. APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED

 

ORGANIZING DIRECTOR in Austin, Dallas or Houston, TX 

 

The Organizing Director leads Workers Defense’ team of organizers to engage low-wage workers and their families in a fight to build power for Texas workers through strategic organizing, legislative advocacy, and electoral campaigns. The Organizing Director oversees the training and formation of WD organizing staff  who recruit and develop the leadership of thousands of workers across the state and engage them in campaigns to fight for the dignity they deserve. The Organizing Director develops and manages strategic campaigns and ensures

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HOUSTON 

Organizing Director

JOB OPENING:  ORGANIZING DIRECTOR. APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED

 

ORGANIZING DIRECTOR in Austin, Dallas or Houston, TX 

 

The Organizing Director leads Workers Defense’ team of organizers to engage low-wage workers and their families in a fight to build power for Texas workers through strategic organizing, legislative advocacy, and electoral campaigns. The Organizing Director oversees the training and formation of WD organizing staff  who recruit and develop the leadership of thousands of workers across the state and engage them in campaigns to fight for the dignity they deserve. The Organizing Director develops and manages strategic campaigns and ensures

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