Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

3358 Cesar Chavez StSan Francisco, CA 94110

About

This position negotiates and advocates for workers’ fair wages. It is part of a volunteer team that supports the operations of the worker center. It is directed to transforming the lives of low-wage immigrant workers at a personal level, in order to develop leaders who can promote the dignity of their work and transform the industries in which they work. This position has the following responsibilities.


Responsibilities:


  • Receive and review wage-theft claims made by workers in a timely manner

  • Interview affected worker(s) to better understand the details of the claim

  • Contact employers involved in the claim to better understand their perspective on the matter

  • Act as a fair negotiator between employer and worker, advocating for fair wages

  • Document the case progress as conversations move forward

  • Follow up with employer and worker with negotiation outcomes so they take appropriate actions

  • Confirm with worker that both worker and employer have taken agreed actions

  • Make appropriate internal and external case referrals if/when needed

  • Document case outcome in a timely manner

  • Report cases statuses weekly at member meetings


Expected Commitment:


  • 2 hours per week in-person to report case status

  • 4 hours per week remotely to process claims


Desired Skills:


  • Highly developed communication and negotiation skills

  • Bilingual in Spanish and English

  • Commitment to social justice, specifically worker and immigrant rights

  • Compassionate and caring approach to supporting immigrant workers

  • High level of professionalism

  • Extremely organized and highly motivated

The San Francisco Day Labor Program and Women’s Collective (DLP/WC) is a grassroots-organized program deeply rooted in the community with strong support of key stakeholders. For 25 years, the DLP/WC has been extremely successful at uniting, empowering, and organizing immigrant workers for dignified work and fair wages in San Francisco. Workers are organized in two collectives, one of men and one of women, for building collective power, developing skills, and operating a shared business.

Members of the collectives work united and organized to eradicate the injustices that affect them, while building their dignity, power and leadership. They learn, work,and participate in immigrant worker movements because they share a vision of having the same opportunities and rights than any other worker. The collectives are co-founders and leaders in the National Day Labor Organizing Network, National Domestic Workers Alliance, Progressive Workers Alliance, California Domestic Workers Coalition, Jobs with Justice, San Francisco Rising, among others.

In 2015, the DLP/WC started an exciting reorganization process with the objective of establishing a more sustainable and scalable model that enhances the impact of the program in the lives of immigrant workers.


Skills

  • Spanish
  • Organization
  • Bilingual
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 hours per week
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