Asian Language Intake Program Manager
Job Details
LA Office - Los Angeles, CA
$73,100.00 - $97,400.00 Salary/year



We are looking for an experienced Program Manager to join our Asian Language Legal intake Project  (ALLIP) team in Los Angeles.


We are the nation's largest legal and civil rights organization for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPI). Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Pacific Americans and to create a more equitable and harmonious society. We serve more than 15,000 individuals and organizations every year, focusing on the most vulnerable members of Asian American and NHPI communities while also building a strong voice for civil rights and social justice. With our Advancing Justice affiliates in Atlanta, Chicago, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C., we enrich, enhance, and serve our communities all across the country.

Asian Language Legal intake Program  ("ALLIP") provides toll-free hotlines in Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), Filipino (Tagalog), Hindi, Korean, Thai, and Vietnamese languages. The intake staff also provides assistance in English and other languages. ALLIP is the gateway to direct legal service programs in AAAJ-LA/OC on issues such as domestic violence, family law, immigration, citizenship, discrimination and hate crime/incidents. All callers will receive legal counsel and advice, resource information, and/or referrals to appropriate agencies depending on the issues.


  • The special opportunity to join a mission driven team
  • Flexible, hybrid work schedules
  • Rich medical, dental and vision benefits
  • Retirement options through 403B and match


You share our mission of advocacy for Asian Pacific Americans. You enjoy the thrill of serving the public interest while championing civil rights and social justice. You take pride in your work enriching lives and communities in Los Angeles and across the country. You are looking for your next role in an organization that supports your career as much as you support the organization and its goals. You are looking for a job where you make a difference, and your impact is directly proportional to your contribution. You are a game changer. You are a leader. You are an advocate.


  • J.D. and must be an active member of the California State Bar
  • Minimum of four (4) years of legal practice in poverty law, housing, immigration, and/or family law
  • Minimum of one (1) year of supervision
  • Bilingual or biliterate in at least one Asian language strongly preferred (Chinese, Korean, Thai, Tagalog, or Vietnamese)
  • Dedication to serving immigrant communities and a sincere commitment to working on behalf of low-income immigrants
  • Valid driver's license and/or access to alternative means of transportation


Under the supervision of the Managing Director of Client Services, the Program Manager is responsible for overseeing our Asian Language Legal Intake Program (ALLIP), legal helplines that increase access to justice for low-income, limited English speaking immigrants. The Program Manager will supervise advocates that conduct in-language legal intakes for all Advancing Justice-LAs substantive legal programs, including family law, domestic violence, immigration, employment, and civil rights. In addition, this position provides support with identifying and securing future funding. The pay range is between $71,970 and $100,700. This position is NOT covered under the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Your day-to-day typically includes:

60% Manage Program Deliverables, Grants and Staff

  • Ensure deliverables remain on track
  • Responsible for organizing and analyzing data to prepare and draft monthly, quarterly, and semi-annual grant reports and invoices
  • Coordinate and manage monitoring visit and audits to ensure grant compliance
  • Works closely with granters and funders to ensure administrative grant compliance
  • Manage sub-grantee contracts to ensure grant compliance
  • Provide administrative support to Managing Director and Development department to seek future funding and assess current funding to sustain project work
  • Work collaboratively with other programs to develop and streamline centralized intake policies, procedures, and improve client services overall
  • Manage language support provided to other Advancing Justice-LA programs and community partners
  • Directly supervise, mentor, and support staff, including interns and volunteers and provide opportunities for professional development and growth

25% Represent Clients and Maintain Client Caseload

  • Maintain a reasonable caseload, providing direct client work
  • Strategize taking on appropriate cases given community needs, priorities, and agency resources
  • Oversee staff preparation for court appearances, court forms, and briefs
  • Oversee preparation of court forms and legal documents on behalf of clients

15% Maintain Community Relations

  • Act as organization spokesperson for language specific and culturally relevant legal aid services
  • Represent the organization in the media, community groups, donors, and affiliates
  • Support policy unit to analyze, draft, and advocate for policy/legislation.
  • Participate in strategic meetings with other legal and community groups
  • All other duties as assigned