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):

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for all CRLA's financial matters. The CFO will report to the Deputy Director and will work closely with the Executive Director. In addition, the CFO will partner with senior leadership and the Board of Directors to develop and implement financial strategies across the organization. The CFO will ensure compliance with all fiscal requirements for all contracts and private grants. Must be able to adapt to a continually evolving environment and yet thrive in an autonomous but collaborative workplace while managing the finance department. See full description link below:


Communications Manager

The Communications Manager plays a key role in the Development Departments goal to promote CRLA's mission, brand, and services. Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, this position manages and implements CRLA's communications plan, including digital and print communications, press releases, and publications. 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 job description please click 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.


Flexible to any CRLA office:

Program Director, LGBT Program

In 2007 CRLA launched its LGBT program, which has been nationally recognized for its innovative approaches and positive impact. 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. The LGBT program also engages in sustained partnerships with rural community leaders, LGBT community centers, and other supportive organizations and agencies committed to breaking down barriers that under and cause entrenched poverty.

The LGBT Program Director coordinates CRLA’s statewide advocacy for LGBT people and leads the implementation of its goal to increase access to justice for low-income LGBT people in rural California, particularly LGBT farm workers. The LGBT Program Director position reports to the Deputy Director, and manages a team of four staff members, including one LGBT immigration fellow. For full job descriptions click the link below..


Program Director - Rural Education Equity Program

The Rural Education Equity Program (REEP) is focused on targeted, outcome-oriented advocacy to reduce education disparities for low-income, immigrant, communities of color living, and other vulnerable communities in rural areas of California by engaging in direct representation of individuals and groups, developing and implementing outreach and education strategies, and responding to legislative requests and participating in public rule making that has an impact on education in rural communities. The Program Director will provide oversight, direction, coordination, support and monitoring of CRLA education advocacy focusing on reducing education disparities and ensuring that priority area outcomes are met. The Program Director will also provide oversight, direction, management, and monitoring of local advocacy efforts. For full job description please click on the link below:


Fresno:

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. Click below to view full job description:


Modesto:

CEI Staff Attorney (Regular, Full-Time)

Reporting to the CEI 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. Please click below link for full job description:


Directing Attorney (Regular, Full-Time)

Reporting to the Regional Director of Advocacy, the 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. Click below for full job description:


Santa Maria:

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.


Santa Rosa:

Staff Attorney - Santa Rosa

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.


Stockton Basic:

Staff Attorney (Regular, Full-Time)

CRLA Stockton Basic 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.


Stockton Migrant:

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. Click below to view full job description:


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.


Directing Attorney - Watsonville

Position Description: Reporting to the Executive Director and the Deputy Director, 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.



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