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 Statewide Organizer

POSITION SUMMARY:

CHIRLA is seeking skilled community organizer who is committed to work with low-wage immigrant workers to advocate for quality jobs, respect and dignity in the areas of San Fernando Valley, Antelope Valley and Central Valley. The Senior Organizer will be advancing CHIRLA’s immigration and economic justice campaigns and projects including immigrant women household workers.   The 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

Subject Line should read; Senior Statewide Organizer

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Paralegal

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Paralegal 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; El Sereno - Paralegal

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Legal Fellow

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Legal Fellow 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; Legal Fellow

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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;

Subject line should read; Staff Attorney- Porterville Office

CHIRLA Phone Operator

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA) is seeking motivated individuals to work as Call Center Phone Operators as part of our Electoral Campaign. This campaign will focus on an off-election year voter engagement. We will be contacting and identifying voters who support our CHIRLA mission.

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

Subject Line should read: CHIRLA Phone Operator

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Senior Immigration Staff Attorney – Family Unity, Pacoima Office

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Senior Immigration 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

Subject line should read; Senior Immigration Staff Attorney - Family Unity, Pacoima Office

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