Organization: Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal) ensures fairness in the civil justice system for the most vulnerable members of our community. From Silicon Valley to Napa Valley, we help clients protect their livelihoods, their health, and their families. Our clients include the working poor, families with children, foster youth, seniors, immigrants, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Through our regional county offices, our mobile advocacy clinics, and our nationally-recognized Legal Advice Line, BayLegal prevents domestic violence and sexual assault, increases economic stability, protects consumers, expands access to healthcare, and prevents homelessness. For our clients, BayLegal makes the difference between staying in poverty and thriving toward a brighter future.
The Position: The Pro Bono Director is responsible for deepening relationships with law firms and corporate legal departments, as well as expanding BayLegal's affirmative litigation through co-counsel with the private bar. The Pro Bono Director reports to the Executive Director and serves as a member of BayLegal's leadership team. Responsibilities include:
The Successful Candidate Is/Has:
Compensation and Benefits: Compensation is based on experience and a competitive public interest salary scale. Generous benefits package includes medical, dental, and life insurance; long term disability; paid holiday, vacation, and sick leave; and 401k retirement plan.
Applications: Bay Area Legal Aid 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. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please send cover letter, diversity statement (see BayLegal.org/employment for details), resume, references, and writing sample to: Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference [Pro Bono Director/Oakland] in your application.
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