AmeriCorps Education Coordinator

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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 centers in the South, and a leader in the national movement of worker centers fighting for fair conditions for working people, WDP has won numerous awards for its cutting-edge achievements…
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Development Intern – Fall Semester (September – December 2019)

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FALL DEVELOPMENT INTERN (September - December 2019) Applications are due by August 1st.   Workers Defense Project is a membership-based organization that empowers low-income workers to achieve fair employment through education, direct services, organizing and strategic partnerships.   WDP is looking for a development intern to help raise money for the organization. The intern will be working with various members of Workers Defense Project’s development team to help WDP meet its fundraising goals. The development team is responsible for fundraising for the organization through special events, individual donor cultivation, grant proposals, mailings, online appeals, marketing, and soliciting donations organizations, churches and law firms.     Requirements: Strong written and verbal communication skills; Comfortable calling or visiting individuals and businesses to ask for donations; Computer literate: Microsoft Office, Google Docs, graphic design…
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Development Director

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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 be committed to getting results in a fast-paced environment. This position is an excellent opportunity to engage working people, leaders in philanthropy, corporate leaders, and leaders in the labor movement.  …
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Operations Manager

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JOB OPENING:  APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED   OPERATIONS MANAGER in Austin, TX   Our high-traffic office needs an Operations Manager with excellent time management skills and a proven track record of setting and meeting ambitious goals.  The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track-record of creative and innovative solutions to operation needs and the ability to manage multiple priorities  in a fast-paced environment. Candidates should be committed to getting results and able to handle a heavy workload.   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…
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