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Michigan Program Manager

National Domestic Workers Alliance

National Domestic Workers Alliance

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Michigan, USA
Posted on Monday, February 27, 2023

Job Title: Michigan Program Manager

Employment Status: Full-time

Reports To: Michigan State Director

Department: Care in Action

FLSA Status: Exempt

Hours per Week: 40+

Salary: $77k - $80k

Work Location: Hybrid, but must live within Michigan

Start Date: Asap

Care in Action, a 501(c)(4) nonprofit, nonpartisan group dedicated to fighting for dignity and fairness for the millions of domestic workers in the United States, most of whom are women of color and immigrant women.

The National Domestic Workers Alliance is the leading national voice for dignity and fairness for domestic workers in the United States. Founded in 2007, NDWA works for the respect, recognition, and inclusion in labor protections of domestic and home care workers across the country. NDWA is winning improved working conditions while building a powerful

movement rooted in the human rights, dignity and equality of domestic workers, home care workers, immigrant women, and Black women.

NDWA was founded in 2007 by domestic workers and organizers from around the country. Our national alliance has grown from this founding group of 13 organizations to now more than 70 affiliate organizations, and local chapters developed by NDWA. To date, the Alliance comprises more than 250,000 nannies, housekeepers, and home care workers in all 50 states.

The National Domestic Workers Alliance seeks a Program Manager to lead strong civic engagement programs in Michigan. The position will also serve as a Program Manager to Care in Action, a 501(c)(4) organization.

The Program Manager will manage paid and volunteer voter outreach and build the civic engagement of women of color using direct voter contact tactics including canvassing, phone banking, and peer-to-peer texting.

The Program Manager will also be responsible for leading the development of the domestic worker organizing project in their state, including developing and overseeing the base-building and organizing programs, leading advocacy efforts to raise labor standards, supporting organizing sta?, developing and maintaining strategic alliances, and engaging in national domestic worker movement-building activities. Additionally, the Program Manager will be responsible for managing and executing the overall and day to day operational tasks necessary to run the civic engagement program.

  • Manage a powerful civic engagement operation, including volunteer and paid voter contact, focused on activating and mobilizing women of color

  • Implement statewide voter registration campaigns focused on unregistered voters of color

  • Conduct year round organizing and base building activities and programs

  • Facilitate and lead on the execution of events and tactics that amplify the brand and build the base at Care In Action

  • Train, coach, and manage organizers and canvassers

  • Liaise with finance, human resources, and administrative departments to ensure smooth functioning of the program

  • Execute day to day administrative responsibilities to run the civic engagement program, including collecting hire documents, timesheets, processing reimbursements, and serving as the main point of contact for canvassers/phonebankers

  • Develop relationships and partnerships with local community, existing NDWA affiliates and chapters, and other allies focused on base-building with domestic workers

  • Execute campaign plans and effective organizing tactics including traditional grassroots voter contact

  • Provide support to the State Director with research, analysis, and other materials for coalition and caucus meetings

  • Manage team, including a part-time Organizer, to meet goals and to meet all data and reporting deadlines

  • Participate and lead in staff meetings, staff study, and staff retreats.

  • 2-3 cycles of field organizing experience with increasing responsibility

  • Expertise in 501c3 voter contact, including paid canvass, voter registration, volunteer management and phonebanking

  • Experience building broad-based coalitions

  • Experience with voter files and voter contact work

  • Excellent communication skills and organizational skills

  • Commitment to racial, social, and economic justice

  • Belief in the leadership and political power of women of color, especially Black women

  • Understanding of issues facing low-wage workers, immigrant and Black communities, and other communities of color

  • Commitment to support Black organizing and civic engagement, including following the leadership of Black women

  • Willingness to work long and unusual hours, including nights and weekends

  • Willingness to travel, reliable access to a vehicle is required

  • Work with the national NDWA staff and attorneys to meet all legal and ethical requirements of a civic engagement organization

  • Relentless drive, tenacity and a willingness to do whatever it takes to advance our mission and values

  • Attention to detail and the ability to manage the technical aspects of a project such as paperwork, on-boarding, off-boarding, timesheets, scheduling, internal and external deadlines, etc.

  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of personalities, peers, public officials, and allies

  • Pro?ciency with computer operations and programs

  • Experience running data-driven, digital-first campaigns strongly preferred

  • Proficiency in any of the following languages considered a major plus: Spanish, Arabic, Vietnamese, Korean, or French

How to Apply: Please apply directly to the job posting and send resume, cover letter, and writing sample Applications will only be accepted electronically, and solicitations to individual staff are unlikely to be responded to.

Women, People of Color, People with Disabilities, and LGBTQIA+ people are strongly urged to apply. NDWA is a union employer, this position is a bargaining unit position.

This job is no longer accepting applications

See open jobs at National Domestic Workers Alliance.