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Immigrant Defenders Law Center | Los Angeles, CA
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Immigrant Defenders Law Center


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Published 9 days ago

$15 - $18

Summary

The Immigrant Defenders Law Center (“ImmDef”) is a next-generation, social justice law firm that provides high-quality representation and legal services to immigrants in Southern California. Our staff is comprised of advocates and activists from the immigrant rights community who collectively have decades of experience fighting for the rights of immigrants in Southern California and beyond. Our organization was founded with the belief that no immigrant should be forced to go into court alone, and we see our universal representation programs as a first step towards that goal. Learn more about us at www.immdef.org.


ImmDef is now hiring additional legal and administrative staff. ImmDef seeks a full-time Operations Assistant (OA) to support the organization’s growth. As a member of ImmDef’s administrative team, the OA will have the opportunity to work collaboratively across multiple projects to support and advance our mission-driven organization.


Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

1.    Monitor inventory and place supply orders as required.

2.    Assist with basic IT maintenance requests and tasks including resolving issues with phones, copy equipment, and internet as needed.

3.    Lead coordination and setup for internal meetings, special events, and training series throughout the year.

4.    Assist in the new hire onboarding process: basic tech setup, provide keys to new/existing staff, and be available to respond to staff inquiries on ongoing basis.

5.    Maintain office and assess ongoing furniture needs, as well as ongoing maintenance of common areas such as break rooms, meeting spaces, supply rooms.

6.    Communicate space needs/repairs to property manager or owner, and external vendors as needed.

7.    Work collaboratively with all members of organization’s administrative team.

8.    Support the operations coordinator with the enforcement of organizational policies and standards.

9.    Other duties as assigned by ImmDef’s leadership team. 


Preferred Qualifications

·      Associate’s Degree or a minimum 2 years’ experience in a professional business environment

·      Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks with close attention to detail

·      Have proactive qualities with the willingness to learn

·      Proficient in technology especially Microsoft Office applications

·      Passion for social justice for immigrants required.

·      DACA Recipients encouraged to apply!


Classification and Work Schedule

This is a full-time, nonexempt position. Work schedule will be Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., with flexibility required based on the needs of the organization.


Work Environment and Physical Demands

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role requires someone who is willing to move items between floors and offices, while also sitting for long periods of time. This would require the ability to lift, carry, and bend or stand as necessary.


Travel

Travel to Southern California regional offices may be required on occasion.


Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice

Summary

The Immigrant Defenders Law Center (“ImmDef”) is a next-generation, social justice law firm that provides high-quality representation and legal services to immigrants in Southern California. Our staff is comprised of advocates…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

Holidays and Paid Time Off

  • 12 paid holidays
  • 1-Week paid winter break between Christmas and New Years
  • 15 vacation days per year
  • 12 Sick Days per year

Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • ImmDef offers a number of health plans that are 100% paid plans for staff starting on the 1st of the month following 30 days of employment.
  • Additionally, we pay 75% of the premiums for select plans for immediate family members, including registered domestic partners.

FSA and Dependent Care FSA

  • ImmDef offers FSA plans to help offset the costs of eligible health care expenses for you, your spouse, and your eligible dependents using pre-tax dollars
  • We also offer Dependent Care FSA to pay for eligible dependent care services, such as preschool, summer day camp, before or after school programs, and child or adult daycare.

401(k) Retirement Savings Plan

  • ImmDef staff are eligible to enroll in our 401(k) plans immediately upon hire, contributing pre-tax dollars towards their retirement goals
  • After six months on staff, ImmDef will match 100% of contributions up to 3%
  • Funds are vested immediately!

Public Service Loan Forgiveness

  • As a 501(c)3, qualified ImmDef staff are eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Parking and Travel Stipend

  • ImmDef Staff commuting into our DTLA office are eligible for reimbursement of parking or public transit costs up to $90 per month.


Holidays and Paid Time Off

  • 12 paid holidays
  • 1-Week paid winter break between Christmas and New Years
  • 15 vacation days per year
  • 12 Sick Days per year

Health, Dental and Vision…

How to Apply

Email resume, cover letter and at least two references too AdministrativeJobs@ImmDef.org. Please write LAST NAME_Operations Assistant  in the subject line. Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please.

ImmDef believes in second chances. As an organization, we will rely on individualized assessments in the hiring of those with past criminal convictions. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for a position fighting for our immigrant communities!

Immigrant Defenders Law Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Email resume, cover letter and at least two references too AdministrativeJobs@ImmDef.org. Please write LAST NAME_Operations Assistant  in the subject line. Only those applicants…

Location

634 South Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014

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