Employment Opportunities

A career with CRLA is both inspiring and enriching. You have the opportunity to work towards positive social change by helping low-income individuals achieve justice. Below you will find current CRLA job openings and application instructions.

*CRLA is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates are chosen solely on merit without discrimination because of age, race, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, and mental or physical disability.*


CURRENT VACANCIES

Coachella:

Staff Attorney- AWP

Job Number: 25485

 

Reporting to the Directing Attorney, the Staff Attorney provides comprehensive legal services to eligible clients in CRLA priority areas in accordance with CRLA program guidelines, the ABA Standards for Providers of Civil Legal Services and the Code of Professional Responsibility.

 To apply, please click on the link.


Community Worker - AWP

Job Number: 46616

The Agricultural Worker Program (AWP), is looking for a Temporary (6mos) Community Worker that will report to the Directing Attorney and will be supporting the Agricultural Worker Program through initial screenings for eligibility, interview to determine the nature of the legal problem/s and to identify the type of legal assistance being sought by the applicants. They will also engage in field inspections and conducting regular community education and outreach.


Fresno:

Staff Attorney - AWP

Job Number: 45846

 

Reporting to the Directing Attorney, the Staff Attorney provides comprehensive legal services to eligible clients in CRLA priority areas in accordance with CRLA program guidelines, the ABA Standards for Providers of Civil Legal Services and the Code of Professional Responsibility.

To view and apply please click on the link.

 


Modesto:

Staff Attorney - Housing Specialist (RJU Modesto)

Job Number: 46846

Reporting to the Directing Attorney, the Staff Attorney provides comprehensive legal services to eligible clients in CRLA priority areas in accordance with CRLA program guidelines, the ABA Standards for Providers of Civil Legal Services and the Code of Professional Responsibility.

Oxnard, Basic:

Staff Attorney - RJU

Job Number: 46681

Reporting to the Directing Attorney, the Staff Attorney provides comprehensive legal services to eligible clients in CRLA priority areas in accordance with CRLA program guidelines, the ABA Standards for Providers of Civil Legal Services and the Code of Professional Responsibility. Provide legal services (advice, negotiation, litigation & administrative advocacy) to low income clients in accordance with the program priorities and case handling policies. Review/supervise the work product of Community Workers and Support Staff relating to all clients being advised or represented. Take on significant statewide impact activity, including institutional, group litigation and community economic development. Develop leadership in working with the community, clients and other advocacy groups related to statewide impact issues.


Salinas, Basic:

Community Worker - COVID-19 Workers’ Rights Helpline

Job Number: 46663

The Community Worker Helpline will report to the Medical-Legal Partnership Managing Attorney and will specialize in conducting client intakes and legal interviews, supporting volunteer intake staff, and monitoring Helpline referrals in close collaboration with the Helpline Supervising Attorney and Project Coordinator. Serve callers who contact the COVID-19 Workers’ Rights Helpline for assistance, including conducting CRLA intake screening, interviewing callers about their legal issues, and providing information, advice, and referrals under the supervision of CRLA attorneys.


Salinas, Migrant:

Staff Attorney - AWP

Job Number: 45846

Reporting to the Directing Attorney, the Staff Attorney provides comprehensive legal services to eligible clients in CRLA priority areas in accordance with CRLA program guidelines, the ABA Standards for Providers of Civil Legal Services and the Code of Professional Responsibility.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides legal service to low income clients and client groups including advice, negotiation, litigation and administrative advocacy in accordance with program priorities and case handling policies.
  • Reviews and supervises the work product of Community Workers and Clerical support staff relating to all clients being advised or represented by him/her.
  • Undertakes significant statewide impact activity, including institutional and group litigation or community economic development beneficial to the low-income community.
  • Develops leadership in working with community, client and other advocacy groups related to statewide impact issues.
  • Works to develop specialized knowledge in a substantive area of poverty law and acts as a resource for other staff through participation in at least one CRLA task force.

To view full job description please click below.


Stockton:

Directing Attorney-AWP

Job Number: 25536

 

Reporting to the Program Director, the CRLA Directing Attorney is responsible for the overall provision of legal services to the low-income client community in the service area and the day to day operations of the local field office. This includes supervising, training and motivating local office staff to provide the highest quality legal services in accordance with CRLA program guidelines, the ABA Standards for Providers of Civil Legal Services and the Code of Professional Responsibility.  To view and apply please click on the link.



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