Position: 
Full Time
FLSA Status: 
Exempt
Reports To: 
General Counsel
Salary: 
$65,000
Work Location: 
New York Preferred
Staff/Consultant: 
Staff
Position Summary: 

The National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) is the leading national voice for dignity and fairness for domestic workers in the United States.  Founded in 2007, NDWA works for the respect, recognition, and inclusion in labor protections of domestic and home care workers across the country. NDWA is winning improved working conditions while building a powerful movement rooted in the human rights, dignity and equality of domestic workers, home care workers, immigrant women and Black women.

NDWA is seeking an Assistant Counsel to join its Legal Team.  The position will also serve as Assistant Counsel to NDWA’s sister organizations Care in Action, a 501(c)(4) organization, and NDWA Labs LLC.  The Assistant Counsel will work with the General Counsel (GC) to advise the organizations’ leaders and team members on a wide range of legal, operational, and compliance issues and managing organizational risk. 

 

Responsibilities: 
  • Support the GC in researching and providing advice and guidance on legal and regulatory issues  to leadership and staff
  • Reviewing and developing contracts, MOUs, and other agreements
  • Drafting policies, procedures, and guidelines governing administrative operations. 
  • Assist with lobbying activity tracking and reporting as needed
  • Developing materials and conducting staff trainings  on c3, c4, and LLC compliance matters 
  • Serve as liaison with outside counsels
Job Requirements: 
  • J.D. from an accredited law school with 1 to 3 years experience, preferably with non-profit organizations. 
  • Bar membership in good standing in the counsel’s jurisdiction of residence. 
  • Strong judgment and communications skills. 
  • Ability to take initiative, assess priorities, handle multiple assignments, and meet deadlines.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish a plus.

Women, People of Color, People with Disabilities and LGBTQ people strongly urged to apply. Applications will only be accepted electronically. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to https://domesticworkers.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=89This position will remain open until filled.