Centro Legal de la Raza is an equal opportunity employer.  We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture.  We encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status, and record of arrest or conviction.

Centro Legal de la Raza Seeks Development Manager

The Organization:

Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Oakland, California, Centro Legal de la Raza (Centro Legal) is a comprehensive legal services agency protecting and advancing the rights of immigrant, low-income and Latino communities through bilingual legal representation, education, and advocacy. By combining quality legal services and know-your-rights education and youth development, Centro Legal promotes access to justice for thousands of individuals and families each year through Central and Northern California.

The Position:

Centro Legal seeks an experienced, knowledgeable and energetic Development Manager to lead the effort to grow contributed income from approximately $400,000 to $1M over the next few years. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Manager is responsible for diversifying Centro’s fund raising effort, including building a major donor program, creating an effort to raise unrestricted support from private foundations, and managing all fund raising activities to support the 50th Anniversary.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

– Create and manage the annual plan for fund raising to meet the organization’s goals for contributed income

– Coordinate Coordinateand facilitate and facilitate the work of the Development Committee of the Board to increase their involvement in the development process.

– With the Communications Manager, design and implement the year-end fund raising campaigns, including mailings, email campaigns and social media, to maximize year-end giving from individuals and businesses.

– Direct the efforts of the Executive Director and program staff to facilitate their participation in the fund raising process.

– With the Communications Manager, supervise the Development and Communications Coordinator

– Serve as an enthusiastic advocate for Centro and its programs; represent the organization with donors and potential institutional funders.

– Work with outside consultants to manage various aspects of Centro’s development plan, including a major donor program, the 50th Anniversary Gala, and development systems.

– With the Communications Manager, create an annual communications plan to cultivate and steward Centro donors and potential donors.

– Oversee the donor acknowledgement process, and ensure the timely acknowledgement of all donors; oversee the tracking and documentation of donations and donor activity in Salesforce.

– Create and monitor the budget for contributed income; provide financial reports to the Executive Director and Finance Department on an ongoing basis to monitor fund raising progress; insure ensure the Board is kept informed of fundraising progress.

INDIVIDUALS

– Help design, plan, and execute strategies to identify, cultivate and steward individual donors, with an emphasis on broadening relationships with major donors

– Provide information and support for the Executive Director and Board members in their meetings with donors and potential donors

FOUNDATION AND BUSINESS SUPPORT (including law firms)

– Research and identify foundation and business prospects for potential restricted and unrestricted support of Centro Legal.

– Working with the Executive Director, the Board of Directors and the Program Directors, review current and potential institutional donors to determine possible interests, linkages and relationships that could be beneficial to Centro Legal.

– With the Program Directors, identify law firms involved with Centro Legal, including firms who give pro bono assistance, co-counsel as well as law firm donors to maximize their financial support of the organization.

50th ANNIVERSARY

– With the event consultant, lead the effort to plan and raise funds for the 50th Anniversary Gala in Fall 2019

– With the Communications Manager, manage the plan of events and activities for donors and prospects in conjunction with the 50th Anniversary

– Take advantage of Centro Legal’s visibility in its 50th Anniversary year to create and implement a strategy to capture new prospects names and attract new supporters.

Qualifications:

● BA or BS required

● At least 3 five years relevant work experience in nonprofit development.

● Experience planning and managing nonprofit fund raising and donor events

● Strong writing skills; ability to write persuasively to various audiences

● Ability to motivate individuals and groups.

● Competency with social media platforms.

● Demonstrated ability to consistently meet deadlines.

● Strong attention to detail & and organizational skills.

● Familiarity with Salesforce and email marketing systems desirable

Compensations and Benefits:

Competitive salary and benefits. Salary commensurate with background and experience plus medical, dental, vision, FSA, and 401(k) benefits and a generous vacation and holiday package.

Applications:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Submit via email only a 1) detailed cover letter, 2) resume, and 3) a list of three professional references to jobs@centrolegal.org

Place the words (“Development Manager”) in the subject line. No calls please.

Centro Legal de la Raza is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, disability, gender, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or any other prohibited category. Centro Legal de la Raza is an affirmative action employer and strongly encourages women, people of color, immigrants, LBTQ, older persons, persons with disabilities, and all qualified persons to apply.

POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Centro Legal de la Raza Seeks Grants Manager

The Organization:

Founded in 1969 and located in Oakland, California, Centro Legal de la Raza (Centro Legal) is a comprehensive legal services agency focused on strengthening low-income, communities by providing bilingual and culturally competent legal representation, education, and advocacy. The mission of Centro Legal is to protect and expand the rights of low-income people.

Centro Legal’s Tenants’ Rights Program is leading the fight to stop the displacement of low-income tenants across the East Bay. Working in coalition with partner agencies advocating for racial equity and housing security, Centro has been awarded several grants that allow for a significant expansion in our legal representation of low-income tenants across Alameda County.

Centro Legal’s program is rooted in the holistic use of advocacy, popular education, unlawful detainer defense, and impact litigation. We provide three weekly walk-in clinics where tenants are provided advice, counsel, and referral to follow-up appointments, with the goal of preventing evictions. We also provide full-scope representation in rent board administrative hearings and unlawful detainers.

Job Purpose:

The employee will by primarily responsible for preparing and submitting invoices and reports in compliance with Tenants’ Rights Program funder requirements. Additionally, the employee will prepare Anti-Displacement Crisis Intervention Program (ADCIP) invoices and reports for all ADCIP partners. The primary aim is to ensure consistency and compliance with invoicing and reporting requirements. The employee will also provide assistance to the Tenants’ Rights Program (Program) Director with respect to invoicing and reporting on Program-wide grants, as well as providing support to the Program Director in the pursuit of additional funds.

Duties and Responsibilities:

First and foremost, the applicant will be tasked with ensuring compliance with ADCIP invoicing and reporting requirements. The scope of duties will include:

  1. Maintain a portfolio of grants and contracts, including complex cost reimbursable grants.
  2. Ensure successful maintenance and growth of our grant portfolio by calendaring proposal and grant deadlines and coordinating with program staff and ADCIP sub-grantees to track grant goals, activities, outcomes and impact and draft grant proposals and reports.
  3. Coordinate the timely preparation and submission of Letters of Inquiry, grant proposals, agreements, reports and other documents requested by foundations.
  4. Work with staff and sub-grantees to facilitate interim and final reporting requirements for ADCIP, track communication history with foundations, and maintain contact information for foundation staff.
  5. Maintain the grants calendar and monitor the priorities, guidelines and deadlines to ensure timely and accurate submissions.
  6. Send timely acknowledgements and maintain all institutional funder records.
  7. Work with finance team and Tenants’ Rights Program Director to prepare financial reports and budgets as needed.
  8. Under the supervision of the Tenants’ Rights Program Director, write and edit content for grant proposals, reports and other communications with institutional funders.
  9. Assist the Tenants’ Rights Program Director with projects related to the strategic development of institutional funding support.

 

Qualifications:

First and foremost, the employee must profoundly share Centro Legal’s mission and vision of social justice. Below are additional qualifications.

  1. Bachelor’s degree required.
  2. Minimum of two years of experience prospecting, submitting grant applications, invoicing, and managing a portfolio of grants, including government (federal, state and/or local) cost reimbursement grants or contracts.
  3. Commitment to serving low-income and under-served communities.
  4. Prior experience in non-profit development, marketing or communications a plus.
  5. Demonstrates the ability to be entrusted with sensitive information and conduct daily activities with the utmost professionalism and integrity.
  6. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  7. Superb organizational and time-management skills.
  8. Uncompromising attention to detail.
  9. Strong computer skills; proficient or advanced skills in Microsoft Suite, familiarity with database applications and the Internet.
  10. Ability to relate to and communicate with a broad range of colleagues and stakeholders.
  11. Experience in website and social media management a plus.
  12. Ability to work independently as well as within a team.

 

Working Conditions:

Some evening and weekend work may be required.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Prolonged sitting/standing
  • Extensive typing/data entry
  • Periodic lifting/carrying/transporting of materials in excess of 40 lbs
  • Some evening and weekend work may be required

 

Compensation and Benefits: Salary commensurate with background and experience plus medical, dental, vision, FSA, and 401(k) benefits. Generous vacation and holiday package.

Applications: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filed. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Submit via email only a 1) a cover letter, 2) resume and 3) a list of three professional references to jobs@centrolegal.org. Place the words “Tenants’ Rights Grants Manager” in the subject line. No calls please.

Centro Legal de la Raza is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, disability, gender, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or any other prohibited category. Centro Legal de la Raza is an affirmative action employer and strongly encourages women, people of color, immigrants, LGBTQ, older persons, persons with disabilities, and all qualified persons to apply.

 

Centro Legal de la Raza Seeks Tenant Rights’ Senior Attorney

The Organization: Founded in 1969 and located in Oakland, California, Centro Legal de la Raza (Centro Legal) is a comprehensive legal services agency focused on strengthening low-income, communities by providing bilingual and culturally competent legal representation, education, and advocacy. The mission of Centro Legal is to protect and expand the rights of low-income people.

Centro Legal’s Tenants’ Rights Program is leading the fight to stop the displacement of low-income tenants across the East Bay. Working in coalition with partner agencies advocating for racial equity and housing security, Centro has been awarded several grants that allow for a significant expansion in our legal representation of low-income tenants across Alameda County.

Centro Legal’s program is rooted in the holistic use of advocacy, popular education, unlawful detainer defense, and impact litigation. We provide three weekly walk-in clinics where tenants are provided advice, counsel, and referral to follow-up appointments, with the goal of preventing evictions. We also provide full-scope representation in rent board administrative hearings and unlawful detainers.

We seek an experienced lawyer who will join the fight to curtail the ongoing displacement of tenants from Oakland, South Alameda County, Hayward, and/or City of Alameda.

The Position: The scope of duties will include:

  1. Representing tenants in unlawful detainer jury trials.
  2. Representing tenants in administrative proceedings (e.g. Oakland Rent Adjustment Program, Hayward Rent Stabilization Board).
  1. Providing and/or supervising consultations at various weekly Tenants’ Rights clinics.
  2. Conducting Know Your Rights trainings.
  3. Providing policy analysis to community partners who are advocating for anti-displacement measures.
  4. Representing Centro Legal de la Raza and its clients at community events, stakeholder meetings, City Council hearings, etc.

 

Qualifications: First and foremost, the applicants must profoundly share Centro Legal’s mission and vision of social justice and can (1) fight passionately for our clients, (2) empathize with our clients, (3) help our clients navigate complicated and stressful legal proceedings, and (4) work collaboratively with tenant organizers and other community based organizations. Below are additional qualifications.

  1. California Bar membership. Minimum 4 years or more work experience in litigation or housing law.
  2. Excellent written and oral advocacy skills.
  3. Commitment to providing culturally sensitive support to low-income populations and persons of color.
  4. Ability to attend evening meetings, clinics, and hearings with a flexible schedule.
  5. Proficiency or fluency in Spanish, Cantonese and Vietnamese highly preferred.
  6. Ability to explain complex legal issues to a diverse audience.
  7. Ability to thrive in a high-volume, high-paced environment.
  8. Desire to represent low-income tenants at trial.
  9. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

 

Compensation and Benefits: Salary commensurate with background and experience plus medical, dental, vision, FSA, and 401(k) benefits. Generous vacation and holiday package.

Applications: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filed. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Submit via email only a 1) a cover letter, 2) resume and 3) a list of three professional references to jobs@centrolegal.org. Place the words “Tenants’ Rights Senior Staff Attorney” in the subject line. No calls please.

Centro Legal de la Raza is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, disability, gender, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or any other prohibited category. Centro Legal de la Raza is an affirmative action employer and strongly encourages women, people of color, immigrants, LGBTQ, older persons, persons with disabilities, and all qualified persons to apply.

Centro Legal de la Raza Seeks Tenant Rights’ Attorney

The Organization: Founded in 1969 and located in Oakland, California, Centro Legal de la Raza (Centro Legal) is a comprehensive legal services agency focused on strengthening low-income, immigrant, and Latino communities by providing bilingual and culturally competent legal representation, education, and advocacy. The mission of Centro Legal is to protect and expand the rights of low-income people.

Centro Legal’s Tenants’ Rights Program (aka Housing Program) is leading the fight to stop the displacement of low-income tenants across the East Bay. Working in coalition with partner agencies advocating for racial equity and housing security, Centro has been awarded several grants that allow for a significant expansion in our legal representation of low-income tenants across Alameda County and Richmond.

Centro Legal’s program is rooted in the holistic use of advocacy, popular education, unlawful detainer defense, and impact litigation. We provide three weekly walk-in clinics where tenants are provided advice, counsel, and referral to follow-up appointments, with the goal of preventing evictions. We also provide full-scope representation in rent board administrative hearings and unlawful detainers.

We are seeking two entry level attorneys to join us in the fight to curtail the ongoing mass displacement of tenants from Oakland, South Alameda County, Hayward, and/or Richmond.

The Position: The scope of duties will include:

  1. Representing tenants in unlawful detainer proceedings (e.g. law and motion proceedings, court-mandated settlement conferences, and jury trials).
  2. Representing tenants in administrative proceedings (e.g. Oakland Rent Adjustment Program, Hayward Rent Stabilization Board, Richmond Rent Board, etc.).
  1. Providing and/or supervising consultations at various weekly Tenants’ Rights clinics.
  2. Conducting Know Your Rights trainings.
  3. Providing policy analysis to community partners who are advocating for anti-displacement measures.
  4. Representing Centro Legal de la Raza and its clients at community events, stakeholder meetings, City Council hearings, etc.

 

Qualifications: First and foremost, the applicants must profoundly share Centro Legal’s mission and vision of social justice and can (1) fight passionately for our clients, (2) empathize with our clients, (3) help our clients navigate complicated and stressful legal proceedings, and (4) work collaboratively with tenant organizers and other community based organizations. Below are additional qualifications.

  1. Rising 3L or JD; admitted and in good standing with a State bar or planning to take CA bar exam upon graduation or currently awaiting bar results.
  2. Excellent written and oral advocacy skills.
  3. Commitment to providing culturally sensitive support to low-income populations and persons of color.
  4. Ability to attend evening meetings, clinics, and hearings with a flexible schedule.
  5. Proficiency or fluency in Spanish, Cantonese and Vietnamese highly preferred.
  6. Ability to explain complex legal issues to a diverse audience.
  7. Ability to thrive in a high-volume, high-paced environment.
  8. Desire to represent low-income tenants at trial.
  9. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Compensation and Benefits: Salary commensurate with background and experience plus medical, dental, FSA, vision and 401(k) benefits. Generous vacation and holiday package.

Applications: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filed. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Submit via email only a 1) cover letter, 2) resume and 3) a list of three professional references to jobs@centrolegal.org. Place the words “Tenants’ Rights Staff Attorney” in the subject line. No calls please.

Centro Legal de la Raza is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, disability, gender, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or any other prohibited category. Centro Legal de la Raza is an affirmative action employer and strongly encourages women, people of color, immigrants, LGBTQ, older persons, persons with disabilities, and all qualified persons to apply.

Centro Legal de la Raza Seeks Immigration Senior Attorney

The Organization:  Founded in 1969 and located in Oakland, California, Centro Legal de la Raza (Centro Legal) is a comprehensive legal services agency focused on strengthening low-income, immigrant, and Latino families and individuals by providing bilingual and culturally competent legal representation, education, and advocacy. The mission of Centro Legal is to protect and expand the rights of low-income people and promote access to justice for thousands of individuals and families each year throughout Northern and Central California.

Centro Legal’s immigration practice includes comprehensive, full-service direct representation before USCIS and the immigration courts (EOIR), district court and federal court of appeals litigation, legal rights education, local and national advocacy.  We specialize in detained and non-detained removal defense, the intersection of immigration and criminal law, affirmative asylum applications, and U visas for victims of violent crime.

The Position:  Centro Legal is seeking an experienced attorney to assist in the provision of immigration legal services.  Duties will include:

  • Directly representing non-detained and detained individuals in removal proceedings before the San Francisco Immigration Court and Board of Immigration Appeals;
  • Preparing and submitting applications, legal briefs, and supporting documentation for cases involving asylum, withholding of removal, relief under the Convention Against Torture, U visa, VAWA, and adjustment of status with applicable waivers, refugee waivers, and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status;
  • Visiting and conducing intake with detained individuals at Bay Area detention centers;
  • Conducting Know-Your-Rights presentations to community members;
  • Assist in identifying potential federal litigation cases arising from direct services work and leading impact litigation efforts in federal district and circuit courts: for in house representation and/or placement with pro bono attorneys and with other non-profit litigation partners;
  • Assisting in determining appropriate case stories for use in reports, advocacy materials, and public education and providing expert testimony to media on current immigration law and policy topics.

 

Qualifications: First and foremost, the applicant must profoundly share Centro Legal’s mission and vision of social justice.  Below are additional qualifications.

  • J.D; admitted and in good standing with a State bar;
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in immigration law;
  • Excellent writing, research, analytical, and verbal communication skills;
  • A demonstrated commitment to civil liberties, immigrant justice, and public interest law;
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively on projects with lawyers, other staff members, and with diverse community organizations;
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity within the office and a personal approach that values all individuals and respects differences regarding race, ethnicity, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, ability, socio-economic circumstance, immigration status, and record of arrest or conviction and;
  • Fluency in Spanish required.

 

Compensation and Benefits: Salary commensurate with background and experience, plus medical, dental, vision, FSA, and 401(k) benefits. Generous vacation and holiday package.

Applications: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Submit via email only: 1) cover letter, 2) resume, and 3) a list of three professional references to jobs@centrolegal.org.  Place these words in the subject line “Immigration Senior Attorney.”

 

Centro Legal de la Raza is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, disability, gender, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or any other prohibited category.  Centro Legal de la Raza is an affirmative action employer and strongly encourages women, people of color, immigrants, LGBTQ, older persons, persons with disabilities and all qualified persons to apply.

POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED

 

Centro Legal de la Raza Seeks Immigration Senior Attorney with Litigation Background

The Organization: Founded in 1969 and located in Oakland, California, Centro Legal de la Raza (Centro Legal) is a comprehensive legal services agency focused on strengthening low-income, immigrant, and Latino families and individuals by providing bilingual and culturally competent legal representation, education, and advocacy. The mission of Centro Legal is to protect and expand the rights of low-income people and promote access to justice for thousands of individuals and families each year throughout Northern and Central California.

Centro Legal’s immigration practice includes comprehensive, full-service direct representation before USCIS and the immigration courts (EOIR), district court and federal court of appeals litigation, legal rights education, local and national advocacy. We specialize in detained and non-detained removal defense, the intersection of immigration and criminal law, affirmative asylum applications, and U visas for victims of violent crime.

The Position: Centro Legal is seeking an experienced attorney to assist in the provision of immigration legal services. Duties will include:

  • Assist in identifying potential federal litigation cases arising from direct services work and leading impact litigation efforts in federal district and circuit courts: for in house representation and/or placement with pro bono attorneys and with other non-profit litigation partners;
  • Investigate and litigate appellate, district court cases and class action cases: includes fact-finding, legal research, drafting pleadings and briefs, discovery and motion practice, hearings and trials, and appearing in in both state and federal courts;
  • Reviewing, commenting on, and drafting amicus briefs;
  • Directly represent non-detained and detained individuals in removal proceedings before the San Francisco Immigration Court and Board of Immigration Appeals;
  • Visiting and conducing intake with detained individuals at Bay Area detention centers;
  • Assisting in determining appropriate case stories for use in reports, advocacy materials, and public education and providing expert testimony to media on current immigration law and policy topics.

Qualifications: First and foremost, the applicant must profoundly share Centro Legal’s mission and vision of social justice. Below are additional qualifications.

  • Admitted and in good standing with a State bar;
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in immigration law;
  • Excellent writing, research, analytical, and verbal communication skills;
  • A demonstrated commitment to civil liberties, immigrant justice, and public interest law;
  • A record of moving legal cases forward and demonstrated ability to build and manage an extensive caseload;
  • Strong leadership skills, preferably with experience managing other attorneys and staff;
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively on projects with lawyers, other staff members, and with diverse community organizations;
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity within the office and a personal approach that values all individuals and respects differences regarding race, ethnicity, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, ability, socio-economic circumstance, immigration status, and record of arrest or conviction and;
  • Fluency in Spanish required.

Compensation and Benefits: Salary commensurate with background and experience, plus medical, dental, vision, FSA, and 401(k) benefits. Generous vacation and holiday package.

Applications: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Submit via email only: 1) cover letter, 2) resume, and 3) a list of three professional references to jobsatcentrolegal.org. Place these words in the subject line “Immigration Senior Attorney.”

Centro Legal de la Raza is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, disability, gender, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or any other prohibited category. Centro Legal de la Raza is an affirmative action employer and strongly encourages women, people of color, immigrants, LGBTQ, older persons, persons with disabilities and all qualified persons to apply.

POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Immigration law: 3 years (Required)
Centro Legal de la Raza Seeks Immigration Staff Attorney

The Organization: Founded in 1969 and located in Oakland, California, Centro Legal de la Raza (Centro Legal) is a comprehensive legal services agency focused on strengthening low-income, immigrant, and Latino individuals and families by providing bilingual and culturally competent legal representation, education, and advocacy. The mission of Centro Legal is to protect and expand the rights of low-income people, particularly monolingual Spanish-speaking immigrants.

Centro Legal’s immigration practice is focused on serving the needs of our most vulnerable community members, including families living in poverty, women, children, and victims of violent crimes including domestic violence and detained individuals in removal proceedings. We offer comprehensive, full-service direct representation to our clients, and we also provide legal rights education and client intake through our various immigration clinics. We specialize in detained and non-detained removal defense, affirmative asylum applications, family-based visa petitions, U visas for victims of violent crime, and naturalization.

The Position: Centro Legal is seeking an experienced immigration attorney to assist in the provision of immigration legal services. Duties will include:

• Directly representing non-detained and detained individuals in removal proceedings before the San Francisco Immigration Court and Board of Immigration Appeals;
• Preparing and submitting applications, legal briefs, and supporting documentation for cases involving asylum, withholding of removal, relief under the Convention Against Torture, U visa, VAWA, and adjustment of status with applicable waivers, refugee waivers, and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status;
• Visiting detained individuals at Bay Area detention centers;
• Conducting Know-Your-Rights presentations to community members;
• Assisting in identifying potential federal litigation cases arising from direct services work and assisting in impact litigation efforts in federal district and circuit courts for placement with pro bono attorney or other non-profit litigation partners; and
• Assisting in determining appropriate case stories for use in reports, advocacy materials, and public education and providing expert testimony to media on current immigration law and policy topics.

Qualifications: First and foremost, the applicant must profoundly share Centro Legal’s mission and vision of social justice. Below are additional qualifications.

• Rising 3L or JD; admitted and in good standing with a State car or planning to take CA bar exam upon graduation or currently awaiting bar results;
• Fluency in Spanish required;
• Excellent writing, research, analytical, and verbal communication skills;
• A demonstrated commitment to civil liberties, immigrant justice, and public interest law;
• Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively on projects with lawyers, other staff members, and with diverse community organizations;
• Demonstrated commitment to diversity within the office and a personal approach that values all individuals and respects differences regarding race, ethnicity, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, ability, socio-economic circumstance, immigration status, and record of arrest or conviction and;
• Fluency in Spanish required.

Compensation and Benefits: Salary commensurate with background and experience plus medical and dental benefits and a generous vacation and holiday package.

Applications: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Submit via email only: 1) cover letter, 2) resume, and 3) a list of three professional references to jobs@centrolegal.org. Place these words in the subject line “Immigration Staff Attorney.”

Centro Legal de la Raza is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, disability, gender, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or any other prohibited category. Centro Legal de la Raza is an affirmative action employer and strongly encourages women, people of color, immigrants, LGBTQ, older persons, persons with disabilities and all qualified persons to apply.

POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED