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.*


Central (Oakland):

Executive Office Administrator

The Executive Office Administrator has responsibilities in two areas:

Office maintenance and administration which encompasses directing and coordinating Central office services and ensuring the effective functioning of the Central office.

Executive Administrative duties providing high-level administrative support to the organization’s key executives (e.g. Executive Director, Co-Deputy Director, etc.).

Full-Time, Temporary (Long term), Victim Legal Assistance Attorney/ VOCA Grant Manager

Reporting to the Deputy Director, the VOCA Grant Manager will manage all aspects of CRLA’s grant activity related to holistic legal services for victims of employment-related crimes under the Cal-OES Victim Legal Assistance (VOCA - KL) Program grant. The Victim Legal Assistance Attorney/Grant Manager will manage all grant activities, including development of community education materials, CRLA staff and external training, client screening, case handling and referrals, and grant reporting, invoicing, and audit requirements, in collaboration with CRLA administrative and field office staff. Location of the position is TBD it may be placed in any of CRLA’s field offices statewide but there is a strong preference for our Central Valley or Central Coast offices. This is a 20-month, fixed-term contract position.


Full-Time, Regular, Education Staff Attorney

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.


Full-Time, Regular, LGBT Staff Attorney

The LGBT Program Staff Attorney will help increase access to justice for low-income lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in rural California, including LGBT farm workers. CRLA regularly represents LGBT clients in a variety of types of legal cases, including immigration, employment discrimination, education matters, as well as name and gender change petitions. CRLA provides legal services, community legal education and leadership development opportunities, builds active, sustained partnerships with rural LGBT community centers, supportive organizations and public agencies; and monitors and engages local public entities that directly impact LGBT communities.

Full-Time, Regular, LGBT Program Coordinator

The LGBT Program Coordinator supports the LGBT Program’s state-wide advocacy efforts. The Coordinator reports to the LGBT Program Director. Along with the Program Director, the Coordinator manages the program’s grant activities, builds CRLA’s state-wide LGBT-related advocacy and monitoring strategies, and cultivates key relationships inside and outside the organization. The Coordinator’s managerial responsibilities include assisting with the evaluation of LGBT Program staff and hiring and termination decisions.

Full-Time, Regular, LGBT Community Worker

The CRLA LGBT program is seeking applicants to fill a Community Worker position. This is a Full-Time, Regular, Non-Exempt position available immediately and applicants will be considered until the position is filled.

Full-Time, Temporary (Long term), LGBT Immigration Fellow

The fellow will provide immigration legal services to LGBT individuals in rural communities across California, with a focus on the Central Coast. The fellow will also support community education, leadership development, and collaborative efforts that enhance support for LGBT immigrants in rural California. The LGBT Fellow will most likely be based in CRLA’s Salinas or Watsonville field offices. However, candidates who wish to be placed in a different CRLA location should still apply.


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