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Make the Road New York


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Published 26 days ago

Starting salary is based on a scale set by a democratically-elected personnel committee and will depend on factors such as experience and education.

Make the Road New York (MRNY) 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 New York 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, MRNY 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)


MRNY 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 Admin Department is responsible for maintaining day to day administrative services in order to help the company run smoothly. Generally, the Admin Department provides essential administrative support for the whole company, including keeping and processing files and documents, assisting HR affairs, dealing with meetings, checking attendance, and much more.

CURRENT OPENING:

Make the Road New York (MRNY), seeks a highly motivated, organized, dedicated (part-time 15 hours per week ) with ability to multi-task. Candidates must be bilingual in English and Spanish, possess computer and administrative skills. Looking for an energetic individual who likes to work as a team player.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

· Answering phones, and receiving guests

· Data entry in a timely fashion with attention to detail

· Processing membership dues payments,

· Photocopying, faxing and Mail distribution

· Updating bulletin boards

· Assisting with special events

· Organization and general maintenance in the office

· Help maintain and keep track of all Admin/IT equipment and materials/supplies

Requirements:

· Eligible to work in the US

· Must have at least 2 years previous experience working in an office setting or strong background in customer service

· Self-starter with strong organizational skills and strong attention to detail.

· Be highly professional and team oriented with a passion for excellence and eagerness to help the department meet our goals.

· Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and complete assignments under strict deadlines with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment.

· A sense of humor and ability to work under pressure required.

· Have a working knowledge of spreadsheets, Microsoft Office suite, and using a database (ideally Salesforce) to run reports.

· Have experience working in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic work environment

· Flexible work schedule, some evenings or weekends required

· Strong verbal and written communication skills

· High level of accountability and initiative; needs to be a self-starter and eager to do team work to support the organization as a whole

· Possess a commitment to collective action and community organizing.

· Bilingual English/Spanish is required/mandatory.

Job competencies:

· Strong interpersonal and communication skills

· Strong computer skills: Word, Excel, Publish, etc.

· Must be efficient, communicative, a team player

· Have experience working with a wide range of people

· Must be organized

Hours Per Week: 

15 hours. Primarily Tuesday to Friday. Weekend hours can be required for special events

Location: 

Make the Road New York - Brooklyn Office located at 301 Grove Street, NY 11237.

MRNY is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse staff. Women, TGNCIQ, 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 New York (MRNY) 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 New York…

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  • Full Time Schedule

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to receptionistjobs@maketheroadny.org Attach cover letter/resume AND include both in the body of the email.

Please send a cover letter and resume to receptionistjobs@maketheroadny.org Attach cover letter/resume AND include both in the body of the email.

Location

301 Grove Street, Brooklyn, NY 11237

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