Oversight and Worksite Coordinator

Job Openings
JOB OPENING:  APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED   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 essential component of WDP’s efforts to challenge deadly and unlawful conditions in the construction industry through the Better Builder® Program. The Oversight and Worksite Coordinator will evaluate construction sites seeking…
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Organizing Director

Job Openings
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 the integration of those campaigns across all programs in both WDP and WDAF. The Organizing Director is responsible for the ongoing development and implementation of WD’s organizing model to fulfill…
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Communications Intern – Fall Semester

Internships
INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY: COMMUNICATIONS INTERN    Workers Defense Project (WDP) and Workers Defense Action Fund (WDAF) are seeking a Communications Intern to support the Communications department and amplify our message with the public. The ideal candidate has excellent writing and interpersonal skills, is highly organized, and has an interest in social justice and the communications field.  The successful candidate will possess attention to detail, flexibility and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven organization.  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,…
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