CLW is seeking a program assistant to support
the current programs of the organization as well as seek out new programs.
Responsibilities of the incumbent may include translation (Chinese-English) of
investigative reports, work reports, and other correspondence; research and
summarizing of news and studies related to Chinese labor; communication with
stakeholders; travel to China; seeking out and applying for funding; organizational
book-keeping; and other tasks under the direction of the executive director.
The following are required qualities of a
- at least one-year of related NGO work experience;
- an interest in Chinese social issues and human rights;
- superior oral and written fluency in English and
Chinese (the cover letter needs to be sent in Chinese and English);
- self-motived and reliable.
Preferred qualifications include:
- experience related to labor rights or public advocacy;
- translation experience;
- administrative experience;
- graduate-level degree in a related field.
Time Commitment, Application Deadlines,
The program assistant will commit to a full-time
(40 hours) per week at CLW's office and will be paid commensurate with the incumbent's experience. While rare, there may be a need to work in evenings or
weekends to meet deadlines. The position is available now and applications are
considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
- Related NGO work experience: 1 year
Fluent Chinese and English
versions of a cover letter--one in Chinese and one in English--and a resume to
firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading "Program Assistant".
We will follow-up with applicants. Please no phone calls.
Research and Development Intern
China Labor Watch (CLW) is an independent not-for-profit
organization. In the past ten years, CLW has collaborated with unions,
labor organizations, and the media to conduct hundreds of in-depth
assessments of labor conditions in Chinese factories that produce toys,
bikes, shoes, furniture, clothing, and electronics for some of the
largest international brand corporations. CLW's New York office creates
reports from these investigations, educates the international community
on supply chain labor issues, and pressures corporations to improve
conditions for workers. CLW also trains workers and operates a worker
hotline in China that has handled nearly 6,000 cases since 2010. Find
out more about CLW: www.chinalaborwatch.org
We are seeking a motivated individual that is interested in assisting
CLW with current programs as well as developing new programs. In a
small NGO like CLW, the incumbent will have ample opportunity to learn
and actively participate in various aspects of our work. The incumbent
will assist CLW with research and Chinese-English/English-Chinese translations,
including for CLW investigative reports and other materials. The incumbent will carry out other tasks
under the direction of the executive director and program coordinator,
including seeking out and applying for funding opportunities,
correspondence, research, and other tasks. The intern will be asked to assist in
administrative tasks when necessary.
We are looking for candidates who may be interested in staying past the three-month internship period.
Applicants should be well-organized, self-motivated and reliable,
with a strong interest in workers' human rights. Oral and written
fluency in Chinese and proficiency in English is a must. Translation
experience is desirable. Interest in Chinese labor issues is also
Time Commitment & Application Deadlines
32 hours (4 days) per week for a minimum of 3 months. The position is
available now and applications are considered on a rolling basis.
Stipend & School Credit
After fulfilling three months of work, CLW will offer a stipend of
$1,200 to the intern. We can also work with interns so they can obtain
academic credit or outside funding. A full-time position after the
internship will depend on the performance of the candidate as well as
Email a cover letter and resume to email@example.com with the subject heading "program development intern".