Application Deadline: November 10, 2017
Housing Rights Program
Please apply by November 10, 2017
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until position is filled.
As the nation’s oldest legal organization focusing on the civil rights of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Asian Americans Advancing Justice—Asian Law Caucus (Advancing Justice-ALC) is a leader in defending the interests of low-income immigrants. Since 1972, Advancing Justice-ALC has litigated high-profile cases and provided an array of services including community education, advocacy, and direct client representation. Our current program areas include Housing Rights, National Security and Civil Rights, Immigrant Rights, Workers’ Rights, Voting Rights, Criminal Justice Reform, and ASPIRE.
Position Summary: Advancing Justice-ALC is recruiting a bilingual community advocate to work on tenant rights and other housing issues. S/he will support the provison of housing legal services addressing the needs of Asian American, Pacific Islander, and other vulnerable immigrant communities. S/he will be the contact main point of contact between clients and housing attorneys, and will stay closely connected to grassroots communities and organizing efforts. Previous experience with housing rights is strongly desired.
Key responsibilities include:
Salary and Benefits
This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Salary is based on experience and principles of internal equity. The salary range is $40,000 – $45,000. A full benefits package is included.
Interested candidates should submit via email a cover letter and resume summarizing interest, qualifications and experience; a writing sample (preferably about a social justice issue, no more than 10 pages); and three professional references to email@example.com. Please submit materials in PDF format. Please no phone calls.
Advancing Justice–ALC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply, regardless of race, color, creed, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, age, height, weight, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, HIV status, marital or domestic partner status, or religious affiliation.
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Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area
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