CHIRLA

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Turn your passion for the social justice into a career! As a multiethnic coalition of community organizations and individuals, CHIRLA aims to foster greater understanding of issues that affect immigrant communities, provide a neutral forum for discussion, and unite immigrant groups to more effectively advocate for positive change. CHIRLA’s programs include coalition building and convening of organizations, advocacy around issues affecting immigrants and refugees, community education, service provision and technical assistance, and organizing and leadership development for immigrant workers and youth.
CHIRLA is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all Federal, State, and Los Angeles City equal employment opportunity laws. CHIRLA does not discriminate against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of alienage or citizenship status, race, creed, color, religious, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Current Openings

Senior Organizer

POSITION SUMMARY:

CHIRLA is seeking a skilled senior community organizer who is committed to working with low-wage immigrant workers to advocate for quality jobs, respect and dignity. The senior organizer will be tasked with advancing CHIRLA’s recruitment, retention and training of new members. Senior Organizer will lead recruitment, leadership development, and help to develop campaigns in the aforementioned areas. The senior organizer will work to fulfill CHIRLA’s current plan to become a mass-membership base that builds and exercises immigrant power.  Priorities include continual dues-paying membership recruitment, face to face relational meeting, member engagement in CHIRLA campaigns, working with relevant coalitions and on-going leadership development. 

Candidates must be committed to advancing worker, and immigrant rights. Enjoy working in a fast-paced learning environment, and have a positive attitude.   Candidates must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be comfortable with recruiting dues-paying members to CHIRLA.

To apply, send résumé and cover letter to: jobs@chirla.org

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Staff Attorney

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

The Staff Attorney will provide affirmative immigration relief services; provide representation of clients in deportation proceedings and pursue community-based systemic reform and advocacy aimed at reforming unforgiving federal immigration laws.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to; jobs@chirla.org

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Senior Staff Attorney – Detention & Deportation Defense

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Detention & Deportation Defense Attorney will provide affirmative immigration relief services provide representation of clients in deportation proceedings and pursue community-based systemic reform and advocacy aimed at reforming unforgiving federal immigration laws. 

To apply, send resume and cover letter to; jobs@chirla.org

Subject Line should read; Senior Staff Attorney – Detention & Deportation Defense

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