Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Organizing Internship The Restaurant Opportunit​ies Centers United


ROC-the Bay is seeking two interns to work out of our Oakland, CA office to support a worker-led participatory research project, base-building, and membership development. Interns will receive
the appropriate training and ongoing guidance to provide support on the following responsibilities:

 Conduct comprehensive surveys of restaurant workers to map out the industry and build
power for workers across the bay
 Recruit volunteer and workers to participate as surveyors for the study
 Follow up, engage, and build relationships with workers
 Conduct outreach to restaurants to become part of RAISE (Restaurants Advancing Industry
Standards in Employment)
 Data-entry and other administrative tasks as needed

Desired Qualifications:
 Passion for social justice and worker's rights
 Experience with organizing (student/campus, labor, or community organizing)
 Ability to work independently and learn quickly in diverse settings
 Available to work at least 10 hours a week for at least 8 weeks

To apply, email cover letter and resume to Van Nguyen at van@rocunited.org
by Wednesday, November 14, 2013. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.