Communications Intern – Fall Semester

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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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Workers’ Rights Advocate – Fall Semester

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Internship Announcement:  WORKERS’ RIGHTS ADVOCATE (HOUSTON AND DALLAS)   About Workers Defense Project Workers Defense Project is a statewide membership-based immigrant and workers’ rights organization with offices in Houston, Dallas, and Austin that builds power for construction workers in Texas. Since its founding in 2002, the organization has gained notoriety for its ability to translate direct services and grassroots organizing into concrete policy wins. The New York Times named WDP as “one of the most creative organizations for immigrant workers in the country”. WDP concentrates its efforts on winning better working conditions in the construction industry, which is one of the largest industries, and consequently most powerful special interest groups, in Texas. Because nearly half of the Texas construction workforce is undocumented, WDP actively engages in legal work, community education,…
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Law Clerk – Fall Semester

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Internship Announcement:  LAW CLERK (DALLAS)   About Workers Defense Project Workers Defense Project is a statewide membership-based immigrant and workers’ rights organization with offices in Houston, Dallas, and Austin that builds power for construction workers in Texas. Since its founding in 2002, the organization has gained notoriety for its ability to translate direct services and grassroots organizing into concrete policy wins. The New York Times named WDP as “one of the most creative organizations for immigrant workers in the country”. WDP concentrates its efforts on winning better working conditions in the construction industry, which is one of the largest industries, and consequently most powerful special interest groups, in Texas. Because nearly half of the Texas construction workforce is undocumented, WDP actively engages in legal work, community education, policy advocacy, and…
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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 resource our movement for change. This individual will lead and grow our 501(c)3 and 501(c)4 fundraising efforts by developing fundraising strategies, managing the Development team, and cultivating relationships with both new and current donors. We are looking for a strategic, ambitious, and senior professional who knows how to grow organizational revenue for movement building organizations, and who is excited to create change for working people across the state.   The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record of building sustainable fundraising programs for grassroots organizations. They will be committed to getting results in a fast-paced environment, and will know how…
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