Bilingual Receptionist

Posted by
Make the Road New York
Staten Island, NY
Published 24 days ago

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 24,000, 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 afterschool 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."

Current Opening: 

Make the Road New York (MRNY), seeks a highly motivated, organized, dedicated Part-Time Receptionist ( 10 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


· Eligible to work in the US

· Committed to Make the Road New York’s mission

· Must be bilingual English/Spanish 

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

· Work well under pressure

· Be a fast learner and a people person

· Must be able to work on weekends 

 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: 

10 hours. Primarily Monday to Friday. Evening and weekend hours can be required for special events


Make the Road New York - Staten Island Office located at 161 Port Richmond Avenue NY.

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. MRNY offers an excellent benefit package including health insurance, 401K, and generous paid sick, personal days.

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to the Make the Road Career Center. Application will be accepted until Wednesday, September 15th. Interviews will likely be Wednesday 22nd. 

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…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual in English & Spanish

Bilingual in English & Spanish


161 Port Richmond Ave, Staten Island, NY 10302, USA

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