Job and Internship Opportunities
Workplace Safety Outreach Worker and Health & Safety Trainer
Job Announcement (Adobe PDF) Posting for WHSP Outreach Worker-Rochester
JOB SUMMARY: The Worker Justice Center of New York (WJCNY) is seeking to fill this full time position working out of our Rochester office. The employee will be a part of the Workplace Health & Safety team and will assist in the design and implementation of a holistic training program for seasonal and migrant farm workers and workers in packing houses, dairy farms and other agricultural settings.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Assist in the development of appropriate curriculum to meet the training needs;
- Conduct outreach to labor camps, farm worker housing, and other sites where low-wage workers live or congregate;
- Conduct workshops and trainings;
- Assist and/or refer farm workers and other low-wage workers in filing safety and health violations;
- Maintain appropriate time records and any other required documentation;
- Maintain knowledge of current events and developments in the profession;
- Develop relationships with other organizations and promote the best interest of agency.
- Evenings and weekend availability for flexible scheduling within a 35 hour work week.
Applications: Please send, fax or e-mail a resume and brief cover letter (no calls) to Attn: Lewis Papenfuse Worker Justice Center of NY, 1187 Culver Road, Rochester, NY. Fax: (585) 325-3050. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline February 15, 2014.
The Worker Justice Center of NY’s Kingston office is currently recruiting college, graduate, and law interns for Summer 2013 and beyond. The position requires a flexible weekly commitment, based on the needs of the organization and your availability. Interns will work directly with the Worker Justice Center staff on a variety of legal and non-legal matters. Assignments may include:
- assisting with outreach to farmworkers and other low-wage workers
- assisting with educational workshops, events and fundraisers
- conducting client intakes
- assisting with investigations
- translating documents and materials
- assisting with communications
- conducting general administrative tasks
- assisting with worker advocacy efforts
- conducting legal tasks including research and drafting (legal interns only)
While not required, preference will be given to students who demonstrate a commitment to public service through their coursework or extracurricular activities. Spanish speakers preferred.
To apply please send a resume via email to email@example.com, along with a brief statement of your interest. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
The Worker Justice Center of New York’s Kingston office is currently seeking volunteers to work directly with the WJNCY staff on a variety of legal and non-legal matters. Scheduling is flexible, depending on the needs of the organization and your availability. Assignments may include:
- Assisting with outreach to farmworkers and other low-wage workers
- Assisting with educational workshops, events, and fundraisers
- Conducting client intakes
- Assisting with investigations
- Translating documents and materials
- Assisting with communications
- Conducting general administrative tasks
Volunteers should demonstrate a commitment to public service and social justice. Spanish speakers strongly preferred. To apply please send a resume via email to Milan Bhatt at firstname.lastname@example.org, along with a brief statement of your interest. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.