Graphic Designer for Visual Aides
WhenMon May 16, 2016 - Wed Nov 30, 2016
Where3358 Cesar ChavezSan Francisco, CA 94110
Visual Aide Graphic Designer ~ SF Day Labor Program and Women’s Collective
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 over 20 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, to build collective power, develop skills, and operate a business.
Members of the collectives work together to eradicate the injustices that affect day laborers and domestic workers, fostering an organized environment where all workers can build their dignity, power and leadership. Members share a vision of a community where day laborers and domestic workers have the same opportunities and rights than any other worker. They accomplish this by offering each other opportunities to learn, work and participate in the movement of immigrant and domestic workers. 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.
The DLP/WC is looking for a graphic/visual designer to do a single project and work in tandem with our Visual Aide Organizer. This volunteer works in developing visual products that help Day Laborers understand resources available at the Day Labor Program. The ideal candidate is a creative individual with advanced skills in graphic design techniques, systems and tools.
Candidates must be available for 20-30 hours and project to begin as soon as possible.
Position Objective: This position supports the visual communication strategies of the program. This volunteer works in developing visual products that help deliver succinct and easy-to-access messages in a multi-cultural, multi-language environment.
This position has the responsibility of developing visual products that help deliver succinct and easy-to-access messages in a multi-cultural, multi-language environment.
20-30 hours total and to begin as soon as available
Extremely creative and visual
Advanced skills in graphic design techniques, systems and tools
High level of professionalism and ability to meet deadlines on time
Commitment to social justice, specifically worker and immigrant rights
Compassionate and caring approach to supporting immigrant workers
ABOUT THE DLP/WC
Founded in 1991 and inspired by the socio-ecologic model, the DLP/WC unites, empowers and organizes immigrant workers to access dignified work and fair wages by building collective power, developing skills, and operating businesses. The DLP/WC power center offers on-demand labor for environmentally-conscious cleaning services, childcare, patient care, moving, hauling, painting, yard work, handyman repairs, installations and more.
The San Francisco Day Labor Program and Women’s Collective is a program of Dolores Street Community Services, an equal-opportunity employer that seeks applicants of the greatest diversity possible, including women, people of color, lesbian/ gay/ bisexual/ transgender individuals, people living with HIV and persons with disabilities.
- Graphic Design / Print
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