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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

Statewide Civic Engagement Organizer

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA) is seeking a passionate and motivated individual to organize immigrant families in different regions of the state of California. The Statewide Civic Engagement Organizer will be in charge of developing CHIRLA membership base in strategic areas of the state. This position will collaborate with our organizing department to expand and develop the statewide organizing infrastructure at CHIRLA. This position will work directly with the Director of Civic Engagement, to get our membership base ready for future regional electoral campaigns that will get our Latino and Immigrant Communities out to vote. This position requires you to understand grassroots organizing, and be able to implement one-one, house visits, trainings, lobby visits, actions, and strategy. Having electoral and outreach experience is required. The Statewide Civic Engagement Organizer needs to be highly organized, energetic, and capable of motivating and managing staff and volunteers and be able to manage large quantities of data. 

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

Subject Line should read; Statewide Civic Engagement Organizer

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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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Administrative Assistant

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Administrative Assistant will provide administrative coordination and client support for CHIRLA’s Legal Services Department at the Pacoima Office.  The position will manage general office functions including reception, appointments, payment, orientation, and overall facilities management to ensure the effective operations of the legal department office in a creative, professional, organized and collaborative atmosphere. 

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

Subject line should read: Administrative Assistant

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POSITION SUMMARY:

The Administrative Assistant will provide administrative coordination and client support for CHIRLA’s Legal Services Department at the Pacoima Office.  The position will manage general office functions including reception, appointments, payment, orientation, and overall facilities management to ensure the effective operations of the legal department office in a creative, professional, organized and collaborative atmosphere. 

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

Subject line should read: Administrative Assistant

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POSTION SUMMARY:

The Administrative Assistant will provide administrative coordination and client support for CHIRLA’s Legal Department at the Pacoima Satellite Office.  The position will manage general office functions including reception, appointments, payment, orientation, and overall facilities management to ensure the effective operations of the legal department office in a creative, professional, organized and collaborative atmosphere. 

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

Subject line should read; Administrative Assistant

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POSTION SUMMARY:

The Administrative Assistant will provide administrative coordination and client support for CHIRLA’s Legal Department at the Pacoima Satellite Office.  The position will manage general office functions including reception, appointments, payment, orientation, and overall facilities management to ensure the effective operations of the legal department office in a creative, professional, organized and collaborative atmosphere. 

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

Subject line should read; Administrative Assistant

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Law Clerk

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Law Clerk will assist CHIRLA Staff Attorneys and DOJ Accredited Representatives provide affirmative immigration services, prepare in the 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; Law Clerk

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Policy Advocate

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights in Los Angeles (CHIRLA) is looking for a Policy Advocate who will work with the organization’s Policy Team in protecting the rights of immigrants and refugees. He/she will also work towards promoting local, regional, state and federal policies that advance immigrant integration and protect immigrant’s basic human and civil rights. The Policy Advocate will work as a liaison to our local, state and federal policy members and be responsible for briefing members and their staff on the status of immigrants and their families. The Policy Advocate will work closely with CHIRLA’s organizing team to engage our membership committees in the development and advancement of CHIRLA’s policy advocacy agenda. 

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

Subject Line should read; Policy Advocate

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Associate Director for Programs

POSTION DESCRIPTION:

The Associate Director for Programs must be an articulate, critical thinker and problem solver capable of strengthening the long-term vision for the work of the organization, creating innovative strategies, facilitating a spirit of teamwork, and uniting diverse constituencies around common solutions. This position requires someone who is self-motivated, passionate, energetic, and enthusiastic; has the ability to motivate and listen to others with a commitment to building power and capacity of low-income people and people of color. The Associate Director for Programs will be involved in strategic planning, evaluation and professional development initiatives as well as planning for CHIRLA’s expansion. The Associate Director for Programs will oversee/interact with all Directors and the coordination and administration of all aspects of an ongoing program including planning, organizing, leading and controlling program activities.

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

Subject Line should read: Associate Director for Programs

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Membership Manager

JOB ANNOUCEMET

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

CHIRLA is looking for a Membership Manager who will coordinate existing programs and benefits with member’s needs. Marketing appeal and communications should be the primary functions in order to acquire, retain and increase membership and giving. Manager will conduct periodic member interviews to determine what products and services CHIRLA’s members most want and need, as well as frequency of usage.

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

Subject Line should read; Membership Manager

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