Required Education and Experience:
- Committed to using your legal training and experiences to use the law to create more justice for low-income immigrants, farm workers, individuals with disabilities, LBGT+ communities, and children and families in rural areas.
- Willing to experience the joys and challenges of living in a rural community served by a CRLA office
- Have a law degree and have taken the California Bar exam by September 1, 2020.
- Bilingual (English & Spanish) preferred for the Basic Field Offices but a requirement for the Migrant Field Offices.
Preferred Education and Experience:
A highly qualified and desirable candidate would also have the following:
- Experience working with low-income families and communities.
- Experience in a non-profit legal services environment.
- Prior experience in legal services and additional language ability relevant.
This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Compensation & Benefits:
Based on a competitive public interest union salary scale; generous benefits package includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life Insurance, and 401K retirement plan contribution. Fourteen (14) paid Holidays, generous vacation and sick leave policy, some professional dues paid by CRLA and if qualified - participation in the School Loan Reimbursement Assistance Program (LRAP).
Submit a cover letter and resume before February 1, 2020. In your cover letter:
- Explain why you are interested in working at CRLA.
- Based on your knowledge of the organization, highlights the skills and experiences you will bring to CRLA.
- Describe what motivates to work in a rural community, describe any experiences you have working or living in a rural community.
- Identify any challenges you anticipate as part of working or living in a rural California.
Fellows who successfully complete their fellowship will be strongly consider for long term employment with CRLA.
California Rural Legal Assistance thrives on our diversity and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a culturally diverse workplace and strongly encourage women, persons of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, veterans, persons with disabilities, and persons from other underrepresented groups to apply.