Maintenance Cooperation Trust Fund

Maintenance Cooperation Trust Fund

Northern California Regional Field Director

Primary office location is negotiable
(regular travel required)


The Maintenance Cooperation Trust Fund (MCTF) is a California statewide watchdog organization that works to abolish illegal and unfair business practices in the janitorial industry. Working with enforcement agencies, the MCTF drives the process of enforcing the law to expose the unfair advantage law breakers gain over their law-abiding competitors. Over the years, the MCTF has been effective in exposing systemic unfair business practices and rampant labor exploitation.

The MCTF is currently searching for a strong organizational leader who will serve as statewide Northern California Regional Field Director. The Northern California Regional Director provides critical leadership throughout the organization, primary office location is negotiable, regular travel required.

Under the direction of the Executive Director and the Statewide Field Director, the Northern California Regional Director will oversee the organization’s impact employment law investigations and individual cases; train and support staff on employment laws; facilitate, support communication of legal processes with workers, maintain organizational compliance, manage transformational education, training projects & targeted industry leader communications. The Northern California Regional Director will:

  • Work closely with the Legal Director to Identify and assist the development of the legal strategy of the region;
  • Coordinate the identification and development of strategic cases with field team;
  • Support and monitor integrity of information developed in investigations;
  • Work closely with Field Director to develop and implement investigative systems and comprehensive field investigations across the region;
  • Train staff on wage and hour laws, legal processes, and other related laws;
  • Supervise and coordinate individual wage claim process;
  • Develop, train and jointly supervise wage claim advocates;
  • Design and oversee peer to peer self-help clinics;
  • Support supervision of team members and supervise team when necessary;
  • Support, design and review legal content of worker education, training, and materials;
  • Monitor public policies and legislation;
  • Represent organization with external coalitions, allied organizations and contributing employers; and
  • Participate in internal Coordination Team
  • Be highly motivated
  • Be well organized
  • Be effective at managing several statewide and local projects concurrently
  • Implements personnel policies
  • Supervises Coordinators work on regional initiatives and strategic projects
  • Develops an effective structure to support Coordinators in executing strategic initiatives
  • Identifies, develops and coordinates staff training needs relevant to strategic initiatives
  • Effective in identifying concise messages and developing narratives that advance organization’s mission and vision
  • Provides reports as requested by Executive Director to Board of Trustees and other audiences
  • Has an understanding of transformational work and its role in strengthening the organization's goals
  • Effectively executes strategic plans
  • Holds self and others accountable to meet plan goals and benchmark
  • Has a deep understanding of the janitorial and building services industry
  • Identifies opportunities to advance MCTF’s mission


  • Life experience with the janitorial industry or other low wage industry and five or more years of work experience in investigation, advocacy, or organizing;
  • Fluent in Spanish and English;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in both languages;
  • Commitment to transformational change, worker rights, civil rights and social justice;
  • Excellent organization, communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills;
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.);
  • Experience working in diverse environments;
  • Ability to work long and irregular hours;
  • California Driver’s License, Car insurance and reliable car required.


  • Competitive salary for a nonprofit organization, $80,000-90,000 depending on experience
  • Excellent medical benefits package, including full family health care;
  • Generous paid time off benefits, including paid vacation, paid holidays, monthly accrual of paid sick time, bereavement leave;
  • Phone stipend $85.00/month;
  • IRS mileage reimbursement and $150/week car allowance in addition to salary.

Submit a cover letter explaining qualification and résumé via email to nflores@mctf.info (Attn: Yardenna Aaron. Email subject: Northern California Regional Director Résumé).

* The MCTF is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

The position will remain open until filled and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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