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

Central (Oakland):

Fair Housing Program Director (Regular, Full-Time) work location is negotiable.

Reporting the Deputy Director, this position is responsible for the management of CRLA’s statewide projects related to Fair Housing, Fair Lending and Foreclosure. This includes setting State-Wide advocacy goals, articulating advocacy outcomes, overseeing housing grants, supporting CRLA's offices and Program Staff in the delivery of legal services. For full detail job descriptions please click on the link below.


Grants Manager (Regular, Full-Time) work location is negotiable.

Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, this position manages a portfolio of institutional funders, maintaining relationships with program officers, producing quality proposals and reports, and collaborating with staff to ensure grants deliverables are achieved and compliance is maintained. We are seeking a person who is highly organized, a team player, a great communicator, and passionate about bringing social justice to exploited communities. For full detail job descriptions please click on the link below.


Delano:

Staff Attorney (Regular, Full-Time)

CRLA Delano office is seeking a Staff Attorney to provide legal services , advice, negotiation, litigation and administrative advocacy to clients in accordance with the program priorities and case handling policies. The Staff Attorney will review, supervise the work product of Community Workers and Support Staff relating to all clients being advised or represented. Will have the opportunity to take on significant statewide impact activity, including institutional, group litigation and community economic development. For more details please click the link below.


El Centro:

Directing Attorney (Regular, Full-Time)

Reporting to the Regional Director of Advocacy 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.


Modesto:

Staff Attorney – (Regular, Full-Time)

CRLA Modesto office is seeking for a Bilingual (English & Spanish) Staff Attorney to provide legal services , advice, negotiation, litigation and administrative advocacy to clients in accordance with the program priorities and case handling policies. The Staff Attorney will review, supervise the work product of Community Workers and Support Staff relating to all clients being advised or represented. Will have the opportunity to take on significant statewide impact activity, including institutional, group litigation and community economic development. For more details please click on the link below.


Oxnard, Migrant:

Community Worker (Regular, Full-Time)

The Community Worker will report to the Directing Attorney and will be supporting the Migrant Unit 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. The Community Worker will also engage in field inspections and conduct regular community education and outreach. For full job description please click on the link below.


Santa Maria:

Staff Attorney (Regular, Full-Time)

Position Description:

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. For full job descriptions please click on the link below.


Stockton Migrant:

Staff Attorney - Stockton Migrant Office

Position Description:

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.

Essential Responsibilities/Duties:

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. Develop specialized knowledge in a substantive area of poverty law and acts as a resource for other CRLA staff through participation in at least one CRLA task force. Coordinate advocacy in substantive areas through collaboration with other human services providers, non-profit organizations and community, client or other advocacy groups. Participate in training programs, case reviews, staff meetings and other CRLA activities. Prepare and provide community education regarding legal rights. Collaborate with members of the private bar as necessary. Maintain contemporaneous time records in case management system. Maintain great working relationship with all staff. Other duties as assigned.


Watsonville:

Staff Attorney (Regular, Full-Time)

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. For full job descriptions please click on the link below.



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