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We are looking for an experienced Program Director to join our Home Preservation (HP) team in Orange County.
WHO WE ARE
We are the nation’s largest legal and civil rights organization for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (NHPI). 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.
The Home Preservation ("HP") program provides assistance in homelessness prevention including eviction defense assistance, landlord-tenant disputes, lease disputes, habitability, security deposit, tenant rights, housing and discrimination issues. HP also provides community education that expands access to housing rights justice for low-income, limited-English speaking immigrants through materials and seminars/webinars to educate community with up up-to-date laws on tenant rights and eviction. HP hosts monthly clinics in conjunction with local bar associations to address many of these issues.
WHAT WE BRING
- 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
- Referral and Signing bonuses
WHO YOU ARE
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.
WHAT YOU BRING
- J.D. and must be an active member in good standing of the California State Bar within 7 months of hire date
- Minimum of five (5) years of legal practice in poverty law, housing, immigration, and/or family law
- Minimum of two (2) years of supervisorial experience
- 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