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Miguel Contreras Foundation                       Los Angeles County Federation of Labor                                 

Miguel Contreras Foundation          Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO


Immigration Program Coordinator

Based in Los Angeles, CA


ABOUT US: The Miguel Contreras Foundation (MCF), a program partner of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor AFL-CIO, is a 501c(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to empower working Angelenos – especially immigrants and communities of color – by advancing greater equity through access to good quality jobs and livable communities. MCF’s programs seek to ensure that Los Angeles County supports underserved workers who are the backbone of our thriving economy: immigrants, women and the formerly incarcerated.

POSITION DESCRIPTION (ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES): The Immigration Program Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the coordination, planning activities, and developing MCF’s labor and business partnership Campaign. This is a new position within a dynamic and growing organization.

  • Co-develops and implements program objectives and oversees program implementation
  • Engages with unions and community partners to provide trainings, education materials, and resources on issues affecting immigrant workers
  • Coordinates support services and resources for immigrant workers
  • Co-develops education and training materials for various audiences
  • Works with the program team to develop content for website, social media, materials, and electronic mailers

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED: Our ideal candidate is a leader who is passionate for social justice, worker rights, and creating opportunities in the economy for immigrant workers in Los Angeles.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 2-3 years working in a nonprofit, social enterprise, or similar environment
  • Excellent writing, research, and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and with deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse communities and audiences
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Los Angeles immigrant and/or worker rights landscape
  • Bilingual skills
  • Ability to develop outreach materials and conduct trainings in Spanish

BENEFITS OF EMPLOYMENT: MCF is a leader in providing equitable salaries and benefits, and a supportive working environment that fosters the long-term leadership development of its team members.

  • Starting at $60,000
  • Generous Medical/Dental/Vision/Retirement Benefits/Life/Disability
  • Generous Paid Time Off/Family Leave
  • $1,000/year car insurance reimbursement
  • $850/year car repair reimbursement
  • $500/month transportation stipend
  • $200/month technology stipend
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Application and Renewal fees covered

TO APPLY: Please send your cover letter and résumé to: jobs@miguelcontrerasfoundation.org with the subjectImmigration Program Coordinator”. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

It is the policy of Miguel Contreras Foundation to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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