Job and Internship Opportunities
Job Description: The Worker Justice Center of NY’s Kingston office seeks a staff attorney to manage an active docket of labor and employment law and civil rights cases, including class action lawsuits. The candidate should possess a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in the area of labor/employment or related areas of law. The attorney will work closely with WJCNY staff and co-counsel and report to the Executive Director(s). S/he will also as needed conduct legal trainings for advocates and other attorneys. Applicant should possess a demonstrated interest in low-wage worker issues and have a strong commitment to providing legal services to low-income populations. Must be admitted to practice in New York or be able to be admitted within a reasonable period of time. Proficiency in Spanish is preferred.
Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience, including a union benefits package competitive with other non-profit legal services organizations.
Applications: Please send, fax, or e-mail a resume and brief cover letter to the Worker Justice Center of NY, 101 Hurley Avenue, Suite 5, Kingston, NY 12401. Fax: (845) 331-6617. Attn: Milan Bhatt. Email: email@example.com Position open effective immediately.
The Worker Justice Center of NY’s Kingston office is currently recruiting college student interns for fall 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 JusticeCenter 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 email@example.com, along with a brief statement of your interest. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.