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NDWA Labs is the innovation arm of the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA).

Founded in 2015, NDWA Labs was launched to experiment with new strategies for improving marketplace norms for domestic workers, including launching sustainable ventures and collaborating with the private sector. Our approach is to innovate on old solutions, build smart and practical tools and products, and form partnerships that help us reach and lift standards for domestic workers. In particular, NDWA Labs has been experimenting with ways to use technology to ensure we are shaping a future of work that works for all of us, not just some of us.

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Virginia Program Manager

Computer Software

Non-profit Organization Management

10 days ago | Richmond, Virginia, United States | NDWA Labs

Virginia Program Manager

10 days ago | Richmond, Virginia, United States | NDWA Labs


Opening date:April 07

Closing date: May 07 2021

Industry:Computer Software, Non-profit Organization Management,

Type:Full Time

Seniority levelEntry

Job description

FLSA Status: Exempt

Location: Must live in state, though day-to-day is often virtual/remote work

Position: Full Time

Start Date: ASAP

The National Domestic Workers Alliance seeks a Program Manager to lead strong civic engagement programs in Virginia. The position will also serve as a Program Manager for Care in Action, a 501(c)(4) organization. The Program Manager will manage paid and volunteer voter outreach efforts to ensure that Virginia voters have the information they need to access the ballot, especially as voter registration rules and options for how to vote have recently changed. The program will build the civic engagement of women of color and will focus primarily on direct voter contact tactics including canvassing, phone banking, and peer-to-peer texting.

The Program Manager will also be responsible for leading the development of the domestic worker organizing project in Virginia, including developing and overseeing the base‐building and organizing programs, leading advocacy efforts to raise labor standards, supporting organizing staff, developing and maintaining strategic alliances, and engaging in national domestic worker movement-building activities. Additionally, the Program Manager will be responsible for managing and executing the overall and day to day operational tasks necessary to run the civic engagement program.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage a powerful civic engagement operation, including volunteer and paid voter contact, focused on activating and mobilizing women of color
  • Implement statewide voter registration campaign focused on unregistered voters of color
  • Train, coach, and manage organizers and canvassers
  • Liaise with finance, human resources, and administrative departments to ensure smooth functioning of the program
  • Execute day to day administrative responsibilities to run the civic engagement program, including collecting hire documents, timesheets, processing reimbursements, and serving as the main point of contact for canvassers/phonebankers
  • Develop relationships and partnerships with local community, existing NDWA affiliates and chapters, and other allies focused on base-building with domestic workers
  • Execute campaign plans and effective organizing tactics including traditional grassroots voter contact
  • Manage team to meet goals and to meet all data and reporting deadlines


  • 2-3 cycles of field organizing experience with increasing responsibility
  • Expertise in 501c3 voter contact, including paid canvass, voter registration, volunteer management and phonebanking
  • Experience building broad‐based coalitions
  • Familiar with voter files and voter contact work
  • Excellent communication skills and organizational skills
  • Commitment to racial, social, and economic justice
  • Belief in the leadership and political power of women of color, especially Black women
  • Understanding of issues facing low‐wage workers, immigrant and Black communities, and other communities of color
  • Commitment to support Black organizing and civic engagement, including following the leadership of Black women
  • Willingness to work long and unusual hours, including nights and weekends
  • Willingness to travel, reliable access to a vehicle is required
  • Work with the national NDWA team to meet all legal and ethical requirements of a civic engagement organization
  • Relentless drive, tenacity, and a willingness to do whatever it takes to advance our mission and values
  • Attention to detail and the ability to manage the minute aspects of a project such as paperwork, on-boarding, off-boarding, timesheets, scheduling, internal and external deadlines, etc.
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of personalities, peers, public officials, and allies
  • Proficiency with computer operations and programs
  • Experience running data-driven, digital-first campaigns
  • Proficiency in any of the following languages considered a major plus: Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean, or French

Women, people of color, people living with disabilities and LGBTQ people strongly urged to apply. Applications will only be accepted electronically.

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