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Pilipino Workers Center is a vehicle and resource center for the 600,000 Pilipino residents of Greater Los Angeles to come together to stand up for their rights in the workplace and to improve their quality of life. PWC focuses on providing providing programs that help meet the immediate needs of workers and their families while at the same time building their leadership to take collective action.

 

 

Job Announcement: Worker Organizer and Case Manager [WOCM] – Full Time Job

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Community Organizer/Case Manager (COCM) will engage Filipino community members to advance PWC’s mission and organizing priorities.  Under the supervision of the Associate Director, the CMCO will be responsible for all aspects of service delivery to the Filipino low wage immigrant workers and organizing them for campaign for empowerment working in coordination with other service and civic engagement  programs to ensure that all core services are met.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Under the supervision of the Associate Director, plan, execute, evaluate PWC programs in accordance with grant requirements and mission of the organization
  • Develop an organizing strategy for identifying, engaging and servicing the Filipino low wage Filipino immigrant workers.
  • Work directly with Filipino workers and community in group.settings and individually in 1-on-1 meetings
  • Report regularly in staff meetings
  • Attend meetings, webinars or phone conferences related organizing and case management as needed.
  • Helps client to identify, establish relationships with, and/or expand existing social network, social services providers to enhance functioning and integration into the community.
  • Maintain case files by updating case management systems, reporting databases, and physical files; maintain confidentiality of information
  • Provide interpretation services for clients as needed
  • Basic Research on wage theft and related activities on case management and campaigns

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong commitment and dedication to progressive social, racial, and economic justice issues
  • Experience in community organizing is strongly preferred including experience in developing and leading campaigns
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to organize, prioritize, and work independently as well as in collaboration with others
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional relationship with providers, vendors and clients of diverse backgrounds
  • Have a driver’s license, insurance, clean driving record is preferred.
  • Flexible working hours including evenings and some weekends
  • Knowledge and use of MS Office, Email, Google Productivity applications
  • Ability to work independently, think creatively, and prioritize multiple projects
  • Ability to work collaboratively within PWC and externally with other multi-ethnic communities
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to dynamic policy shifts locally and nationally
  • Flexible working hours including evenings and some weekends
  • Reliable transportation
  • Bilingual in English and Tagalog preferred (or another Filipino dialect)

 

COMPENSATION

Commensurate on experience

 

START DATE

No later than March 15, 2017

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please email a cover letter and resume to:

Ishkaster1@gmail.com

Malou Villacisneros, Operations Manager

Applications will be accepted until March 7, 2017 at 5:00pm. Only qualified applicants will be contacted directly.