Employment Opportunities

CURRENT VACANCIES: SANTA ROSA OFFICE

Santa Rosa:

Job Number: 42354

Staff Attorney Housing Specialist

Reporting to the Fair Housing and Foreclosure Program Director, 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:

  • Provide legal services (advice, negotiation, litigation & administrative advocacy) to low-income clients in housing matters, including but not limited to:
    • Unlawful detainers;
    • Landlord/Tenant disputes;
    • Public Housing administrative matters.
  • Provide advice and counsel on a legal advice hotline;
    • Provide limited representation in housings matters;
    • Identify systemic problems that affect our clients’ rights.
  • Provide foreclosure prevention assistance:
    • Intake and process individual foreclosure cases with a special emphasis on homeowners over the age of 50 and low-income heirs to family homes seeking to assume mortgage loans;
    • File administrative complaints or litigate individual cases in collaboration with grant partner, Housing and Economic Rights Advocates (HERA).
  • Review/supervise the work product of Community Workers and Support Staff relating to all clients being advised or represented in housing matters.
  • Develop leadership in working with the community, clients and other advocacy groups related to housing impact issues.
  • Participate in training programs, case reviews, staff meetings and other CRLA activities.
  • Prepare and provide community education regarding housing legal rights.
  • Collaborate with members of the private bar and other community benefit organizations as necessary.
  • Maintain contemporaneous time records in case management system.
  • Maintain great working relationship with all staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Number: 42515

2020 Census Community Worker

The 2020 Census Community Worker will report to the 2020 Census Coordinator and will promote awareness about the 2020 Census by hosting booths at resource fairs, performing train-the-trainer education, distributing census informational flyers, and conducting door-to-door canvassing all in an effort to educate targeted to Hard To Count populations about the Census to obtain complete count.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Promote awareness about the 2020 Census.
  • Provide 2020 Census community outreach and education to Hard To Count (HTC) populations through forums, workshops, canvassing, train-the-trainer events to partnering nonprofits, hosting canopy booths, and other related events/activities.  
  • Work with community partners to conduct outreach and education regarding the significance of the 2020 Census. 
  • Identify HTC populations that are least likely to respond to the census and ensure that such populations understand the importance of participating in the census.
  • Collaborate with other agencies on census related activities by maintaining CRLA liaison with local organizations and groups and attending Census-related community meetings. 
  • Prepare monthly reports summarizing outreach efforts and project progress.
  • Community workers will be required to travel throughout Stanislaus County to perform census related work
  • Coordinate and manage a group of volunteer canvassers and flyer distributers
  • Perform other tasks assigned.

Flexible to any CRLA office:

Job Number: 40923

Staff Attorney - CRLA Rural Justice Fellowship

CRLA Rural Justice Fellowship, the Fellow (Temporary, Exempt, Full-Time) will provide 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. The Fellow will be reponsible for providing legal services (advice, negotiation, litigation & administrative advocacy), 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 and develop leadership in working with the community, clients and other advocacy groups related to statewide impact issues. For a full job description and requirement please click on the link on the left side. 



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