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Workforce Professionals Training Institute Seeks 2 Spring Graduate Interns

Since its founding in 2004, WPTI has become the preeminent non-profit training and technical assistance intermediary for New York City’s workforce development community. The organization has trained thousands of workforce practitioners from over 350 programs and organizations that collectively serve over 500,000 jobseekers. As a standalone, non-political organization, WPTI provides an inclusive bridge among providers, funders and government agencies that contribute to building NYC’s workforce. WPTI increases the effectiveness of people, programs, and organizations that are committed to generating pathways out of poverty through employment.

 

Allied Media Projects Seeks HR Manager (Detroit, MI)

Allied Media Projects is committed to fostering a healthy, exciting workplace environment in which talented humans combine forces to accomplish incredible things. As we grow our core programs, the Allied Media Conference (AMC) and Sponsored Projects Program, and support the growth of more than 100 sponsored projects, we are seeking a Human Resources Manager who will help ensure that the humans of AMP are well cared for.

The HR Manager must have a passion for facilitating staff well-being and a vision for how individual well-being contributes to organizational success. They must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. They must have experience with industry standard approaches to Human Resource coupled with a desire and ability to make HR more humane, equitable, and transformative.

The position is based out of the offices of Allied Media Projects in Detroit, Michigan.

If you believe this is the position for you, then we encourage you to apply! Details about the specific responsibilities and qualifications of the job are listed below.

The salary range for this full-time position is $48,000 – $65,000 commensurate with experience. AMP employees enjoy a generous benefits package that includes full medical benefits with dental and vision insurance, an employer-matching retirement plan, and technology stipend. The ideal start date is February 1, 2018.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to work@alliedmedia.org.

People standing at an outdoor show at AMC, with the text 'AMP is hiring an HR manager, deadline to apply January 21, 2019'

About the Human Resources Manager Role

Purpose

The network of AMP Sponsored Projects is growing, with over 100 active projects at the time of this posting. The Allied Media Conference is also growing, requiring more staff and contracted labor to ensure its smooth operation. The HR Manager will help ensure that AMP and its network of sponsored projects have the multi-talented humans we need to grow and evolve our work, and that these humans are well cared for.

Responsibilities

As Human Resources Manager you will:

  • Contribute to the design of an HR strategy for Allied Media Projects that helps us achieve strategic mission, budgetary, and programmatic goals.
  • Manage employee benefits programs including, but not limited to, medical, dental, retirement, leave, and health savings.
  • Manage hiring processes, including the development and circulation of job descriptions and job postings, interviews, offer letters, employment agreements, and orientations.
  • Develop systems for the recruiting, hiring, management, and evaluation of contracted labor and vendors.
  • Research and implement software and online services that create efficiencies and ease of use in AMP’s HR systems.
  • Manage a system for receiving staff concerns or grievances and liaison with appropriate parties to seek resolution, including third party mediation resources when necessary.
  • Build and maintain a database of resources for well-being including but not limited to: therapists, healers, coaches, and mediators; provide individual support to staff in accessing these resources.
  • Create and administer a system for employee professional development requests.
  • Annually coordinate the process of updating job descriptions.
  • Annually coordinate staff evaluation processes.
  • Conduct exit interviews and provide additional support in the process of employee job transitions as needed.
  • Assist with employee payroll.
  • Lead the design and implementation of activities that promote healthy organizational culture.
  • Stay abreast of emerging best practices in non-profit HR management. Conduct regular review of AMP practices and recommend redesign or improvements.
  • Work closely with AMP’s Executive Director on the development and implementation of organizational policy; evaluate and make updates to the AMP Employee Handbook as needed.
  • Fulfill other related responsibilities as necessary.

Qualifications

REQUIRED

  • Minimum 3 years prior experience in Human Resource Management, Business Management or related field (can include internships).
  • An empathetic and compassionate approach to HR that emphasizes people development.
  • An understanding of the role of people development and management systems in a values and mission-based organization.
  • Ability to work within high levels of complexity, balancing multiple needs, projects, and systems.
  • Desire to help connect people with the resources they need to live their best lives and do their best work.
  • Strong commitment to professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Familiarity with:
  • Employee Relations Management
  • Performance Management
  • Career Development
  • Employee Engagement
  • Talent Acquisition and Retention
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Training and Development
  • Compliance (Michigan labor laws and potentially other markets in the US)
  • Onboarding and New Hire Orientation
  • Succession Planning
  • Risk Management

BONUS

  • Background in organizational development theory and practice.
  • Excitement for reinventing / hacking the Human Resources system.
  • Familiarity with AMP and our sponsored projects.
  • Prior experience working as an HR generalist.
  • PHR, SPHR or SHRM CP, SHRM S-CP designation

UnLocal Seeks P/T Coomunity Outreach Coordinator (NYC)

Job Title: Community Outreach Coordinator

Reports To: Education and Outreach Director

Status: Part-Time

Salaried Starting Wage: $30,000

POSITION BACKGROUND:

UnLocal staff, interns and collaborators currently hold 4-5 monthly month events on immigration law topics. In 2019, we are planning to expand our outreach and build our impact.

The Community Outreach Coordinator will be an important addition to the Education and Outreach team. This individual will be responsible for maintaining relationships with our core and extended partners. In addition, they will be expected to create new relationships with immigrant groups, community-based organizations, workplaces, schools and allies; create original content for the access to higher education program, and create and conduct Know Your Rights presentations related to immigration and education. This is a unique opportunity for someone passionate about immigrant rights and energized to empower immigrant communities.

This is a part-time, 24-28 hours/3 days per week position with some weekend and evening hours expected, with a desired start date of no later than February 1st, 2019.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist Education and Outreach Director in maintaining and developing relationships with new institutions;
  • Create and update presentations on current immigration topics;
  • Create and update presentations on current education topics related to immigrant students in both English and Spanish and/or French;
  • Conduct online outreach and education on immigration policies and laws;
  • Plan trainings to inform community-based partner staff and volunteers about legal remedies and resources for their members;
  • Grow access to higher education department.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates Degree;
  • Organized and excellent time management;
  • Experienced at working in a variety of community-based settings;
  • Public speaking and/or teaching experience;
  • Strong, clear and effective communication;
  • Creative thinker and excellent at problem-solving;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Adobe Suite;
  • Fluency/professional working proficiency in Spanish or French is highly preferred (fluency/professional working proficiency in other languages in addition to, or aside from, Spanish or French is a plus);
  • Knowledge of U.S. immigration policies is required;
  • Interest and sensitivity in working with youth, survivors of violence and other vulnerable populations;
  • Detail oriented, hard-working, empathetic, committed to community-centered and trauma-informed community engagement.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

  • Salary is $30,000 and includes health insurance, commuter and gym benefits;
  • Vacation, sick, and personal days;
  • Reimbursement for up to $300 in yearly relevant trainings.

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and a list of two references to Tania Mattos at tania@unlocal.org with Community Outreach Coordinator Application in the subject line. Please, no phone calls. UnLocal, Inc. values workplace diversity and strongly encourages applications from women, immigrants, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and members of under-represented or disadvantaged communities. We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military status, marital status, familial status, caregiver status, predisposing genetic characteristics, veteran or active military service member status, pregnancy, arrest or conviction record, unemployment status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. UnLocal, Inc. values diverse experiences. People with criminal justice records are encouraged to apply.

Center for Court Innovation Seeks Programs Associate, Capacity Building (NYC)

SEIU Workers United Seeks Organizer – Nail Salon Organizing Project – Bi-Lingual Korean-English (NYC)

The New York New Jersey Regional Joint Board, Workers United a/w SEIU

 

The NY NJ Regional Joint Board of Workers United is dedicated to winning economic and racial justice through innovative and dynamic worker-led organizing campaigns.

 

We are a diverse and participatory union that centers our members’ needs for justice at work and in their communities. We build their collective power to win dignity, good contracts, safe working conditions, and laws that benefit working families. We are committed to uplifting all working people in the New York New Jersey region.

 

Our current focus is building worker leadership among the mostly immigrant woman workforce across the New York nail sail industry. This growing campaign is centered around class, race, immigrant, and gender justice. We are building the first-ever nail salon worker union in the United States, changing the landscape of what’s possible to win power.

 

We are seeking a bilingual (Korean/English) organizer(s) who is excited to think and work creatively as part of a focused and fun-loving team developing and moving this non-traditional organizing campaign.

 

Principal Responsibilities and Duties:

The primary role of this position is to build worker power through leadership development.

 

This includes a wide range of duties, including, but not limited to the following:

  • Identify, recruit, support and develop worker leaders
  • Develop and build worker organizing committees
  • Conduct worker meetings either one-on-one or in group settings
  • Motivate and organize workers to take action
  • Provide accurate assessments of all organizing aspects related to the campaign
  • Co-develop campaign strategies and tactics to advance organizing campaign
  • Facilitate weekly educational workshops
  • Maintain accurate lists and records
  • Plan and coordinate workplace actions
  • Prepare workers to determine and claim their power

Principal Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years’ experience organizing as part of a labor union or community organization
  • Strong listening skills
  • Strong relational skills
  • Fluency in Korean (including reading, writing, and speaking)
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Ability to set achievable time-based goals
  • Attention to detail and follow-through
  • Strong critical and strategic analysis

Additionally this position requires:

  • Ability and willingness to work long and irregular hours including nights and weekends
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity and social justice
  • Experience with and enthusiasm for working with people from diverse background
  • Commitment to center the leadership and voices of People of Color, women and immigrant workers

Workers United is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and names and contact information for two references. Please submit materials as one PDF to csaenz@workersunitednynj.org with the subject line Nail Salon Organizer.

NYCOSH Seeks Associate Director

The New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health is seeking an Associate Director to direct safety and health education, training, research, and advocacy work in the Metropolitan New York area. Candidate must be a self-starter, able to work independently and have a background in safety and health and labor.

The New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health is a coalition of over 200 local unions and 350 individual safety and health activists in the New York metropolitan area. NYCOSH uses training, education, advocacy, and organizing to improve health and safety conditions in our workplaces and our communities. The job will based in New York City, with regular travel to Long Island and Albany; and national travel required.

Required Qualifications

Experience working with unions, workers, and/or community organizations

Managerial and supervisory experience

Occupational safety and health background and knowledge

Grant-writing and administration experience

Experience working with budgets

Organizational and program development skills

Excellent writing and communication ability

Desired Qualifications

Five years’ experience in a supervisory position within a labor/social justice organization

Five years’ experience working within the labor movement

Successful demonstration of program/campaign work

Demonstrated ability to develop curricula and educational materials

Experience working in the New York Metropolitan area

Availability for evening, weekend work

Written and verbal Spanish language capacity

Responsibilities

Direct NYCOSH development, campaigns, and oversee programmatic activity

Supervise, and evaluate staff

Oversee organizational meetings and staff development

Assign work regarding occupational safety and health training to appropriate staff

Build NYCOSH’s organizational base and relationships

Develop resources and new programming for the organization

Grant writing and administration

Employees will receive a generous salary and a full benefits package.

Please email resumes and detailed cover letters to nycoshjobs@gmail.com by Friday, January 25, 2019. Impersonal cover letters will not be considered.