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Direct Assistance Manager

JOB OPENING: APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED ON A ROLLING BASIS 

 

DIRECT ASSISTANCE MANAGER  – Austin, TX

Workers Defense Project (“WDP”) is seeking a Direct Assistance Manager to support WDP’s efforts to distribute emergency financial relief to communities experiencing economic hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly those who are ineligible for other forms of government assistance. This is a full-time, temporary  position that is funded through December 22,  2020.

 

The ideal candidate will be an empathetic, self-starter who is able to maintain close attention to detail while managing multiple responsibilities. They should have strong project management skills,

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Project Administrative Assistant

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PROJECT ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – Austin, TX

 

Workers Defense Project (“WDP”) is seeking a Project Administrative Assistant to support WDP’s efforts to distribute emergency financial relief to communities experiencing economic hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly those who are ineligible for other forms of government assistance. This is a full-time, temporary  position that is funded through December 22, 2020.

 

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who is able to maintain close attention to detail while managing multiple responsibilities. They should have experience in administrative functions

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High Risk Worker Organizer

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HIGH RISK WORKER ORGANIZER  – Austin, TX

 

Workers Defense Project (“WDP”) is seeking a full-time High Risk Worker Organizer to lead “know your rights at work” outreach and organizing strategies in working class immigrant neighborhoods and communities of color most affected by the COVID pandemic in the city of Austin. This is a temporary position currently funded 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
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Paralegal

JOB OPENING: APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED ON A ROLLING BASIS 

 

TEMPORARY PARALEGAL – Remote throughout Texas

 

Workers Defense Project (“WDP”) seeks a Temporary Paralegal to to provide critical know your rights information and legal assistance to Austin-area workers impacted by the COVID19 pandemic. This is a full-time, remote, and temporary position funded through December 2020.

 

The ideal candidate should be a people person with the ability to communicate compassionately and professionally in both English and Spanish. Effective task management skills and close attention to detail are a must. Prior experience working in the legal or labor fields is not

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Intake Specialist

JOB OPENING: APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED ON A ROLLING BASIS 

 

INTAKE SPECIALIST – Remote throughout Texas

 

Workers Defense Project (“WDP”) seeks Intake Specialists to support WDP’s efforts to distribute emergency financial relief, provide know your rights information, and other critical resources to Austin Area workers impacted by the COVID19 pandemic. This is a full-time, remote, and temporary position funded through December 2020.

 

The ideal candidate should have excellent people skills and strong proficiency speaking in both English and Spanish, including the ability to communicate with empathy, sensitivity, and non-judgement. Prior experience working in the workers’ rights or direct services

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Better Builder Oversight Coordinator

JOB OPENING:  APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED

 

Better Builder Oversight Coordinator Job Description, Austin TX

 

Workers Defense Project (WDP) is seeking a full-time Better Builder Oversight 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 Better Builder Oversight Coordinator is an

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Workers Defense Project’s physical offices in Dallas, Houston, and Austin will remain closed until further notice. Our services and operations continue while our staff is working remotely. Austin: (512) 289-7634 Dallas: (469) 657-3928 Houston: (832) 998-0564Recursos / Resources