Wednesday, May 24, 2006

Employment opportunity

Capital District Labor-Religion Coalition/Jobs with Justice announces a part-time Staff Opening:
We are seeking a 10 hour/week office manager/organizer. Through education, support for organizing and advocacy we strive for worker justice. With a particular concern for low wage workers, we help workers challenge corporate control and gain their rights.

The staff person will oversee the Coalition’s office work. This includes:

* serving as a contact person for members of the community that want to work with the Coalition
* database work
* sending out mailings and notices.

The primary work of the staff person will be to work with volunteers to advance our religious outreach and advocacy. This will involve:

* staffing our Congregational Outreach committee
* arranging visits with clergy and congregations
* involving religious leaders in our labor solidarity work
* promoting our Labor in the Pulpit program

We are seeking a person with an outgoing personality, who is organized, able to prioritize and able to work independently. We want to find a person with computer knowledge.

Pay is $15/hour. If fundraising allows, we hope to expand staff hours.

To apply send a letter or email to: Labor-Religion Coalition, 33 Central Ave., Albany NY 12210.

The application deadline is Friday, June 30, 2006