Job and Internship Opportunities

Internships

The Worker Justice Center of New York’s Kingston and Rochester offices are currently recruiting college, graduate, and law interns for spring and summer 2015 and beyond. Internship positions require 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 Lew Papenfuse at lpapenfuse@wjcny.org, along with a brief statement of your interest. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

 

Seeking Volunteers

The Worker Justice Center of New York’s Kingston and Rochester offices are currently seeking volunteers to work directly with the WCJNY 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 Lew Papenfuse at lpapenfuse@wjcny.org, along with a brief statement of your interest. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.