Latest News as of 11/20/19


1) Lauri’s Hrs Th 11/21
2) Legal Assist Job
3) Worker’s Rts Extrnshps
4) Big Ideas/Discovery Courses
5) Green Corps Training


1) Lauri’s Hrs Th 11/21



2) Legal Assist Job

Legal Assist Job

Versant Law Group, LLP is a San Francisco Bay Area commercial business and real estate law firm that is seeking a qualified individual as a part-time Administrative and Legal Assistant. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, motivated, open-minded, and able to also do some work in other areas such as marketing and business development. Ultimately, a successful Administrative and Legal Assistant should ensure the efficient and smooth day-to-day operation of our office.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Assisting with daily priorities, such as setting up and confirming meetings, scheduling calls, and writing email communications
  • Develop and maintain a filing system
  • Provide support for the office
  • Assist with social media and marketing tasks for example MailChimp, LinkedIn, etc.
  • Help research for and produce the managing partner’s podcast
  • Design and send out email blasts using Mailchimp
  • Direct mail campaign with article reprints
  • Organize calendars and schedule appointments
  • Have evaluations and suggestions for the firm’s current website
  • Keep client contact lists up to date
  • Stays on top of office needs including running errands, assembling office furniture, handling packages, etc.
  • Prepare legal documents
  • Conduct legal research
  • Book travel arrangements
  • Keep payroll up to date
  • Assist with personal items


  • Basic computer knowledge (MS Office: Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Highly organized and able to work independently and under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Detailed oriented
  • Courteous phone manner
  • Punctual
  • Dependable
  • Quick study on new software
  • Knowledge of Mailchimp & Zerobounce
  • Knowledge on Legal Writing

Compensation: Based upon qualifications and experience

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $17.00 to $20.00 /hour


  • Data Entry: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Administrative Support: 1 year (Preferred)
  • MailChimp: 1 year (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent

Work Location:

  • One office in the Financial District

Working days:

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday

Overtime often available:

  • No

Typical start time:

  • 12PM

Typical end time:

  • 5PM

Financial Duties:

  • Expense reports
  • Processing payments
  • Billing
  • Payroll

Please email your resume to to be considered.


3) Worker’s Rts Extrnshps

Worker’s Rts Extrnshps

The Worker Rights and Fair Labor Bureau of the California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General, has volunteer extern opportunities available for undergraduate students in its Oakland Office. The Worker Rights and Fair Labor Bureau, which is part of the Civil Rights Enforcement Section, brings civil and criminal actions to Srotect Zorkers and uShold ZorkSlace standards. The Bureau has used California’s Unfair Competition law to obtain restitution of unpaid wages, civil penalties, and injunctions to bring businesses into compliance with applicable labor and employment, tax, and insurancelaws.The Bureau engages in a broad array of work ranging from initiating investigations into unscrupulous industries and employers who may be exploiting the State’s most vulnerable workers, pursuing civil litigation and criminal prosecution to enforce California’s wage and hour laws, authoring amicus briefs, submitting comments in response to proposed federal rules and regulations, and monitoring proposed legislation regarding labor and employment matters.The Worker Rights and Fair Labor Bureauworks closely with other federal, state and local law enforcement agencies including the California Department of Industrial Relations – Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, the Employment Development Department, and the United States Department of Labor. It also coordinates its efforts with other sections of the Attorney General’s OfficeStudent externs will assist deputies by reviewing an d assessing evidence in investigations and related projects and preparing written memoranda. Volunteer applicants must have excellent writing, research and analytical skills. Hours are flexible but students must be willing to work at least four hours per week.

Please submit a single PDF that includes a cover letter, resume, and writing samplevia e-mail to:Minsu Longiaru, Deputy Attorney GeneralWorker Rights and Fair Labor BureauOffice of the California Attorney General1515 Clay StreetOakland, California


4) Big Ideas/Discovery Courses

Big Ideas/Discovery Courses

Big Ideas Courses

L&S 25: Thinking Through Art and Design@Berkeley: Public Art and Belonging (L. Raiford, L. Kroiz)

Breadth: Arts and Literature

L&S Discovery Courses

L&S C60U/GERMAN C25: Revolutionary Thinking: Marx, Nietzsche, Freud (K. Feldman)

Breadth: Philosophy and Values

L&S C70T/ASTRON C12/EPS C12: The Planets (C. Dressing, R. Jeanloz)

Breadth: Physical Science

L&S C70V/PHYSICS C10: Physics for Modern Citizens (N. Ji)

Breadth: Physical Science

L&S C70W/PHYSICS C21: Physics and Music (T. Buehler)

Breadth: Physical Science

L&S C70Y/EPS C20: Earthquakes in Your Backyard (R. Burgmann)

Breadth: Physical Science

L&S 70C: Living on the Edge (N. Sitar, R. Kayen)

Breadth: Physical Science

L&S 180AC: Archaeology of Sex and Gender (K. Vacca)

Breadth: Social and Behavioral Science


5) Green Corps Training

Green Corps Training

Green Corps is looking for college graduates who are ready to take on the biggest environmental challenges of our day.

Click here to learn more about Green Corps’ paid environmental organizing fellowship.
Our year-long program puts you in an intensive classroom training with people like Bill McKibben and other guest speakers. Then, you move to hands-on experience working with groups like Oceana, Corporate Accountability, The Wilderness Society and Mighty Earth to fight climate change, protect public lands and reform our food system. And when you graduate we will help you find a career with one of the nation’s leading environmental and social change groups.

The planet needs all the help it can get, especially now with so many protections under attack. To win now and build a strong foundation for lasting progress, we need people who know how to organize: to run organizations and campaigns that will inspire the support and action we need to save our planet.

We’re accepting the top 25 out of more than 1000 applicants for our 2020-2021 program. If you’re passionate about the environment and ready to learn and practice the craft of organizing, click here to apply.

Green Corps’ year long program begins in August 2020 with Introductory Classroom Training, and continues with field placements in multiple locations across the U.S. Candidates must be willing to relocate.

For more information, click here.


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