Thursday, January 18, 2018
Brazilian Worker Center, Allston, MA seeks Workers’ Rights Project Coordinator.
Our organization: The Brazilian Worker Center (formerly the Brazilian Immigrant Center) is a grassroots New England organization, founded in Boston in 1995, that operates worker centers in Boston and Hyannis MA, and in Bridgeport CT. BWC and its team of staff, board, and volunteers support immigrants, both men and women, on issues of workplace and immigrant justice. Through organizing, advocacy, education, leadership training, capacity building, civic participation, research, and policy analysis we promote immigrant workers’ exercise of their civil and human rights, especially in the workplace.
Brazilian Worker Center, Allston, MA seeks Workers’ Rights Project Coordinator. Will support Center's Executive Director and staff in advocacy efforts for workers' rights and community-based social justice. Provide assistance and support to constituents in resolution of work-related legal and enforcement matters through research, liaison, mediation, and where appropriate, referrals to U.S. DOL, MA AG. Conduct interviews, intake, legal and factual research to assess constituents' workers' rights, prepare and maintain case records and, as needed, coordinate with government agencies and legal representatives. Organize and actively participate in worker meetings and committees, workshops, campaigns, rallies, marches, and press conferences. Engage constituent workers and supports partner organizations in outreach and advocacy efforts.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Legal studies or a related field plus 12 months of experience in a job working as a paralegal or a similar role. Such experience must include client intake, case file creation, research, and drafting of legal documents.
If interested, please mail 2 copies of resume with contact information to: Attn. Natalicia R. Tracy, Executive Director, Brazilian Worker Center, 14 Harvard Ave., 2nd Floor, Allston, MA 02134.