Make the Road States builds the power of immigrant and working-class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services. Make the Road States operates community centers in Bushwick, Brooklyn; Jackson Heights, Queens; Port Richmond, Staten Island; Brentwood, Long Island and White Plains, Westchester County. With a membership of 23,000, MRS tackles the critical issues facing our communities, including workplace justice, tenants’ rights, immigrant rights and civil rights, TGNCIQ justice, public education, health care access, and immigration reform. (TGNCIQ = transgender, gender non-conforming, intersex and queer)
MRStates is a multi-service organization. Our member-led organizing committees -- which work on the issues named above -- implement strategies to combat shared problems, and develop leadership and the capacity for civic participation. We also provide an array of high-quality bilingual services: We offer English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Spanish-language literacy, computer literacy, citizenship preparation, and in-school and after-school youth programs. We have a robust legal program that offers direct representation across a spectrum of practice areas, including employment law, immigration law, housing and benefits, and TGNCIQ civil rights; we also take on impact litigation as a strategy for achieving broad change. Our health program offers facilitated enrollment into health insurance programs and SNAP benefits, a community health worker home visit program, nutrition education and emergency food pantries, health care navigation, and more."
The Finance Department of MRStates is a small, but rapidly growing, fast paced unit that manages the organization’s complex finances and multiple States’ budgets. This position will be based in MRStates’ finance office in Bushwick, Brooklyn located off the L train (Jefferson Avenue stop).
Make the Road States seeks a Grants Associate to be responsible for assisting in the compliance management of all City, State and Federal agency funding and contracts. The Associate will provide support to a rapidly growing organization and will report directly to our Compliance Manager.
MRStates is a multi-faceted organization, and this position requires flexibility, a positive attitude, impeccable time management skills, rigorous attention to detail, a sense of humor and the ability to handle many tasks and manage competing priorities.
Key Responsibilities ( but not limited to)
Salary and Benefits:
Starting salary is based on a scale set by a democratically-elected personnel committee and will depend on factors such as experience and education. MRS offers an excellent benefit package including health insurance, 401K, and generous paid vacation, sick, personal days.
How to Apply:
Please submit your cover letter and resume to the Make the Road States Career Center.
MRStates is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse staff. Women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and people of color strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, disability or marital status.
Make the Road States builds the power of immigrant and working-class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services. Make the Road States operates…