Join the California legal aid community! LAAC posts all job openings at our member programs, and we want to help get the word out on amazing opportunities to make a difference in the lives of low-income Californians.

Job postings are free for members of the Legal Aid Association of California (LAAC). Organizations that are not LAAC members may post jobs for $75 each, or $250 for unlimited postings for a year. All postings must be related to public interest legal work. Requests from organizations that are not LAAC members will be considered by LAAC leadership on a case-by-case basis.

Please contact us at JobBoard@LAACOnline.org to arrange for payment and posting. Please provide all postings in Microsoft Word format. Postings will remain active for up to three months, unless otherwise indicated.

 

LAAC believes in salary transparency. LAAC will not post job opportunities that do not include a salary range. Not only is this California law for most employers beginning in 2023, salary cloaking is inequitable and leads to greater wage gaps based on gender and race.

 

Clients’ Rights Advocate 1 or 2

Northern CaliforniaDisability Rights California (DRC)
December 23, 2022

The CRA advocates for people with developmental disabilities who are regional center clients, including people who reside in state developmental centers and community facilities. The CRA is a generalist who provides information, advice, and representation on a wide range of legal topics impacting people who receive regional center services. Examples are special education, Social Security, IHSS, healthcare and insurance, and living in the community.

Clerical Support

Southern CaliforniaDisability Rights California (DRC)
December 23, 2022

The Clerical Support position provides clerical and administrative support to a supervising attorney in OCRA and works under the supervision of that supervising attorney. The position requires attending virtual and in-person meetings to take notes and provide communication support, as well as strong computer, proofreading, and time management skills.

Compliance Investigator- Office of Payee Review and Beneficiary Assistance

Bay AreaDisability Rights California (DRC)
December 23, 2022

The Office of Payee Review and Beneficiary Assistance (OPRABA) is looking for self-motivated investigator to be part of an exciting fast-paced team. Working closely with attorneys, you will be responsible for the reviews and investigations of Social Security Administration (SSA) representative payees to ensure compliance as well as uncover and correct any misuse, mismanagement, or fraud of beneficiary income.

Intake Assistant – Bilingual (2 openings)

California StatewideDisability Rights California (DRC)
December 23, 2022

The Intake Assistant is responsible for pre-intake, clerical, and administrative duties to support OCRA’s offices statewide. The Intake Assistant responds to a high volume of incoming calls from people asking for help with disability-related legal issues, gathers information to assist advocates and attorneys in responding, and processes requests for information, referrals, publications, and other materials.

Immigration Staff Attorney or Senior Staff Attorney

Bay AreaLegal Services for Children
December 22, 2022

LSC seeks an attorney to represent children in immigration proceedings. Our immigration clients are primarily monolingual Spanish speakers, and also include Central American and Mexican indigenous youth as well as youth of African descent. We welcome applicants at all levels and provide opportunities for training and leadership.

Grants Manager

Bay AreaLegal Services for Children
December 22, 2022

Legal Service for Children (LSC) seeks a Grants Manager who, under the direction of the Development Director, will be responsible for managing all aspects of institutional giving at LSC.

Litigation Counsel- Mental Health Practice Group

California StatewideDisability Rights California (DRC)
December 22, 2022

The Litigation Counsel plays a significant role in shaping DRC’s litigation and advocacy vision, including working with the Mental Health team, the Litigation Counsel Team, and other DRC teams and staff to identify complex legal and policy challenges to create and drive forward our systemic work. The Litigation Counsel also helps to ensure the excellence of DRC’s legal work by providing leadership, mentorship, and supervision to Practice Group attorneys and other DRC staff. The ideal candidate will have an unwavering commitment to excellence, a deep understanding of the intersectional issues faced by our clients, and a commitment to using the law to develop creative strategies toward movement-building goals.

Senior Attorney – Public Policy Focus- Mental Health Practice Group

California StatewideDisability Rights California (DRC)
December 22, 2022

We are a statewide team of passionate attorneys and a mental health peer advocate who enforce and expand the rights of people living with mental health disabilities. We strive to pursue litigation and advocacy that strikes a balance between responding to pressing needs, proactively anticipating future needs, and identifying innovative ways to affirmatively expand the law on behalf of individuals living with mental health disabilities.

Senior Attorney- Mental Health Group

California StatewideDisability Rights California (DRC)
December 22, 2022

We are a statewide team of passionate attorneys and advocates who enforce and expand the civil rights of people living with mental health disabilities. We strive to pursue litigation and advocacy that strikes a balance between responding to pressing needs, proactively anticipating future needs, and identifying innovative ways to affirmatively expand the law on behalf of individuals living with mental health disabilities.

Peer Facilitator

Central ValleyCentral California Legal Services, Inc. (CCLS)
December 20, 2022

Under supervision of the Health Consumer Center (HCC) Supervising Attorney, the Peer Facilitator will work with individuals to assist in developing a PAD plan to reduce the cycle of homelessness, hospitalization, and engagement with the criminal justice system. Establishing a relationship based on trust is key for the Peer Facilitator, who also serves as a point of contact for individuals to access additional services beyond the PAD.

Temporary HR and Operations Assistant (6-month position)

Bay AreaLawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area (LCCRSF)
December 20, 2022

As the Temporary HR and Operations Coordinator, you will support the HR & Operations Manager in completing administrative tasks related to HR and Operations and the COO with administrative tasks related to finance. This position offers the opportunity to support a leading civil rights and racial justice organization and hone nonprofit administration experience and skills, in a supportive atmosphere with friendly, dedicated teammates.

LGBTQ+ Program Staff Attorney

Central CoastCalifornia Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (CRLA)
December 19, 2022

The LGBTQ+ Program Staff Attorney will help increase access to justice for low-income lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) people in rural California, including LGBTQ+ agricultural workers and immigrants. CRLA regularly represents LGBTQ+ clients in a variety of types of legal cases, including education, immigration, employment discrimination, access to gender-affirming care, as well as name and gender marker correction petitions.

Staff Attorney – Medical-Legal Partnership

Southern CaliforniaBet Tzedek Legal Services
December 19, 2022

With legal staff co-located at the medical center, Bet Tzedek works in partnership with medical professionals to holistically address community members’ social determinants of health through legal advocacy. Bet Tzedek seeks a full-time staff attorney to join this innovative team.

Litigation Staff Attorney

Bay AreaEviction Defense Collaborative
December 16, 2022

The Litigation Staff Attorney (Attorney) will provide full scope representation to tenants in eviction matters. Because we strive to be barrier-free and client-centered, the position requires individuals who truly enjoy working with people; have the skills and capacity to respond in an empathetic and respectful way to clients who are often in crisis; and can work effectively in a collegial and fast paced environment.

Development Operations Coordinator

Southern CaliforniaBet Tzedek Legal Services
December 15, 2022

The primary responsibility of this position is to perform the day-to-day activities associated with the planning, organization and delivery of operational and administrative support to the Development team including the overall administration and integrity of the Bet Tzedek donor CRM. The position provides cross-functional coordination within External Affairs and with our colleagues on the Finance team, particularly in overseeing gift processing and acknowledgement.

Homelessness Prevention Directing Attorney

Southern CaliforniaBet Tzedek Legal Services
December 14, 2022

The Preventing & Ending Homelessness Program Directing Attorney will be primarily responsible for supervising the teams’ day-to-day work and supporting team members’ professional development. The ideal candidate will be a skilled and experienced manager with a proven track record for successfully managing people, projects, and grants.

Staff Attorney / Elder Law

Bay AreaSenior Adults Legal Assistance (SALA)
December 14, 2022

SALA seeks candidates for a full time Staff Attorney position. The attorney will provide legal advice, brief service/document preparation, and advocacy/representation in the full range of legal matters that SALA handles. The attorney will also undertake community education and outreach activities. Due to the vulnerable nature of SALA’s clientele, proof of vaccination is required unless there is a medical or religious exemption. Ideally SALA would like to fill the position in January 2023.

Senior Attorney- Public Policy

California StatewideDisability Rights California (DRC)
December 14, 2022

This is a new position for the YPG. A significant portion of this position’s time will be dedicated to policy and legislative advocacy aimed at protecting and advancing the rights of youth with disabilities.

Litigation Counsel

California StatewideDisability Rights California (DRC)
December 14, 2022

The Litigation Counsel plays a significant role in shaping DRC’s litigation and advocacy vision, including working with the Mental Health team, the Litigation Counsel Team, and other DRC teams and staff to identify complex legal and policy challenges to create and drive forward our systemic work. The Litigation Counsel also helps to ensure the excellence of DRC’s legal work by providing leadership, mentorship, and supervision to Practice Group attorneys and other DRC staff. The ideal candidate will have an unwavering commitment to excellence, a deep understanding of the intersectional issues faced by our clients, and a commitment to using the law to develop creative strategies toward movement-building goals.

Staff Attorney – Economic Justice (public benefits advocacy)

Bay AreaBay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal)
December 13, 2022

BayLegal seeks an attorney with a strong commitment to the public interest and social justice advocacy to join our Napa County Regional Office. The COVID-19 public health and economic crisis has made civil legal services ever more critical to help individuals and families avoid homelessness and to provide opportunities for stability and self-sufficiency. This position provides the opportunity to address a range of issues low-income individuals face, with a focus on access to public benefits, primarily Social Security disability benefits, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), CalWORKs, CalFresh, and the Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants (CAPI). This position is also part of a medical-legal partnership and will entail intake across a broader range of legal issues and coordination with health care professionals.

Housing Staff Attorney

Bay AreaBay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal)
December 13, 2022

BayLegal seeks an attorney with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy to join our Contra Costa County office to represent low-income tenants in asserting their rights in eviction proceedings, to enforce fair housing / anti-discrimination laws, and preservation of affordable housing. In this position you will have the opportunity to join a collaborative local team based out of BayLegal’s Richmond office and be a member of BayLegal’s larger regional practice and social justice team. Your direct supervisor is the Contra Costa County Regional Office Managing Attorney, and the regional housing practice team is available to provide mentorship and strategic support. This position is based in our Richmond office, serving clients throughout Contra Costa County. The position involves traveling to all parts of the county as necessary to best serve our low-income clients. As a member of BayLegal’s regional practice, there may be travel within BayLegal’s broader service areas for the purposes of meeting with clients in transportation challenged areas and as necessary for training and broader advocacy.

Domestic Violence Prevention Family Law Attorney (6 months temporary position)

Bay AreaBay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal)
December 13, 2022

BayLegal seeks an attorney with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy. This position is based in our Napa office serving clients throughout Napa County. The position involves traveling to all parts of the county as necessary to best serve our low-income clients. See below description of our current work environment due to COVID-19.

Social Worker – San Francisco County

Bay AreaBay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal)
December 13, 2022

BayLegal seeks a passionate, self-reflective, and empathic social worker who brings social justice values to our work representing individuals who are being threatened with evictions. Social workers and attorneys at BayLegal work collaboratively in case assessment, strategy, and management, forming an interdisciplinary team to support clients overcome crises and move towards stability. In addition to dealing with the trauma of housing instability and loss, our clients are often coping with multiple crises related to physical and mental health disabilities, substance abuse, domestic violence, and poverty.

Housing Attorney (San Francisco Regional Office)

Bay AreaBay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal)
December 13, 2022

BayLegal seeks an attorney with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice to join our Housing Law practice group in San Francisco. This position is based in our San Francisco office and involves traveling throughout the county and potentially the Bay Area as necessary to best serve our low-income clients. See COVID-19 Remote work below.

Grants & Contracts Officer (Oakland, CA)

Bay AreaBay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal)
December 13, 2022

BayLegal seeks a Grants & Contracts Officer with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy to be a member of our Grants & Contracts team. This position is based in our Oakland office. This is a non-union position within BayLegal. See below description of our current work environment due to COVID-19.

Housing Staff Attorney- Lawyers Preventing and Ending Homelessness Project (PEHP)

Southern CaliforniaNeighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA)
December 12, 2022

NLSLA is seeking an attorney who will be part of a team of advocates focused on serving the needs of people experiencing homelessness and those at-risk of homelessness in conjunction with a collaborative of community partners. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated passion and commitment to public interest law and prior experience assisting low-income individuals and client groups, with a sensitivity to those in crisis. The ideal candidate must possess strong research and organizational skills; the ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing; and well-developed analytical skills. The candidate should be self-motivated with the ability to multi-task. Bilingual proficiency in Spanish, Armenian, Mandarin, Cantonese or another language spoken in poverty communities is strongly preferred, but not required.

Legal Secretary

Southern CaliforniaNeighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA)
December 12, 2022

NLSLA is seeking a Legal Secretary. The ideal candidate will perform a full range of legal secretarial and administrative duties, including answering phones, preparation of court forms, pleadings, correspondence, memoranda, reports and contractual documents.

Online Applications Intake Screener

Southern CaliforniaNeighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA)
December 12, 2022

The Online Applications Intake Screener will be an integral part of a dynamic team of advocates that work on a variety of innovative projects to improve NLSLA’s online accessibility and connection to those in need of legal services in Los Angeles County. Prior experience serving low-income individuals in housing and/or family law, with a sensitivity to those in crisis is preferred. Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting, excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, and the ability to interact with a high volume of applicants is required. This position will be based in our El Monte office and will require working in hybrid setting, while following health and safety guidelines.

Outreach Coordinator

Southern CaliforniaNeighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA)
December 12, 2022

NLSLA is seeking a temporary, full-time Outreach Coordinator to support the Clean Slate Initiatives (CSI) team in the development and execution of outreach and engagement strategies in the Antelope Valley. The CSI team consists of a passionate group of advocates working to disrupt systemic racism and generational trauma through removing legal barriers presented by the presence of a criminal record. Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting, engage with the community, and effectively deliver community presentations (both virtually and in person) is required.

Paralegal- Bankruptcy/ Consumer Self-Help

Southern CaliforniaNeighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA)
December 12, 2022

The Paralegal works under the direction of NLSLA Supervising Attorney as part of a team working on the San Fernando Valley Bankruptcy Self-Help Center located at the Woodland Hills U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District. Bilingual ability in English and Spanish required.

Paralegal- Health Consumer Center

Southern CaliforniaNeighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA)
December 12, 2022

NLSLA is seeking a Paralegal for the Health Consumer Center (HCC). The candidate we seek will be able to handle significant client contact and is dedicated to working with non-profit public interest organizations. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to conduct research and problem-solve. Strong communication skills (oral/written) in English and either Spanish or Mandarin, coupled with patience and sensitivity with people in crisis situations

Paralegal –Medical Legal Community Partnership

Southern CaliforniaNeighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA)
December 12, 2022

NLSLA is seeking a paralegal to focus on the MLCP-LA project. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated passion and commitment to public interest and working with people in need. The paralegal will have an opportunity to work in support of clients with varying backgrounds and needs including chronic physical and mental illness, high risk pregnancy, homelessness, re-entry, and substance use disorder. As part of the MLCP-LA team, they will advocate to remove barriers in accessing healthcare, benefits, employment, family law housing, and more. They may also support NLSLA’s other Medical Legal Community Partnership projects. Bilingual ability in English and Spanish is preferred, but not required.

Paralegal- PEHP

Southern CaliforniaNeighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA)
December 12, 2022

NLSLA is seeking a paralegal to focus on serving the Antelope Valley community. The paralegal will be part of a team of advocates focused on serving the needs of people experiencing homelessness and those at-risk of homelessness in conjunction with a collaborative of community partners. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated passion and commitment to public interest law and prior experience assisting low-income individuals and client groups, with a sensitivity to those in crisis. The candidate must have the ability to work collaboratively in a team setting, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to liaison with community partners is required. The candidate must have strong oral and written communication skills, coupled with patience and sensitivity in working with people in crisis. Bilingual proficiency in Spanish is preferred, or proficiency in Armenian, Mandarin, Cantonese, or another language spoken in poverty communities preferred, but not required.

SCALE (Strategic Community Advocacy and Litigation for Equity) Housing Paralegal

Southern CaliforniaNeighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA)
December 12, 2022

NLSLA is currently seeking a Paralegal to support our SCALE (Strategic Community Advocacy and Litigation for Equity) team. The Paralegal is responsible for working with NLSLA staff and volunteers to assist in the general housing intake and referrals. The Paralegal will assist in handling triage, conduct intake interviews, identify and assign matters to appropriate housing teams and clinics, and provide advice and legal documents under the supervision of an attorney. The paralegal may also assist staff with other housing related responsibilities including pleading preparation, community presentations and outreach, and participate in regular team meetings and training

Staff Attorney- Bankruptcy/Consumer

Southern CaliforniaNeighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA)
December 12, 2022

NLSLA is seeking a Consumer/Bankruptcy Attorney. The ideal candidate will be a skillful attorney who can excel in a fast-paced, Consumer/Bankruptcy law practice and is capable of fiercely advocating on behalf of NLSLA clients in multiple forums. The candidate must have a demonstrated passion and commitment to public interest law and prior experience serving low-income individuals and client groups, with a sensitivity to those in crisis. The ideal candidate must possess strong research and organizational skills; the ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing; and well-developed analytical skills. Of critical importance is that the candidate be self-motivated and have the ability to work as part of a collaborative team. Travel within LA County required.

Staff Attorney- Family Law

Southern CaliforniaNeighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA)
December 12, 2022

NLSLA seeks a Family Law Staff Attorney for one of our program offices. The ideal candidate will be a skillful attorney who can excel in a fast-paced, dynamic anti-poverty law practice and is capable of fiercely advocating on behalf of NLSLA clients in multiple forums. The candidate must have a demonstrated passion and commitment to public interest law and prior experience serving low-income individuals and client groups, with a sensitivity to those in crisis. The candidate will also possess strong research and organizational skills; the ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing; and well-developed analytical skills. Of critical importance is that the candidate be self-motivated with the ability to work independently. Bilingual proficiency in Spanish is preferred, but not required.

Staff Attorney- Health Consumer Center

Southern CaliforniaNeighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA)
December 12, 2022

NLSLA is seeking a Staff Attorney for Health Consumer Center (HCC). The Attorney is expected to maintain expertise on a range of health care access issues affecting low-income individuals including eligibility, access to care, affordability with emphasis on managed care delivery systems issues; manage a caseload of health advocacy cases performing all functions from intake to case management to representation, negotiation, administrative hearings, plan grievances, litigation and systems advocacy; provide on-going legal research, support and training to health care counselors who staff the HCC hotline.

Staff Attorney- Stay Housed LA Program

Southern CaliforniaNeighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA)
December 12, 2022

NLSLA is currently seeking an attorney or recent law graduate to join our newest housing program aimed at addressing the housing crisis, which has been exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. The attorney/law school graduate will work with NLSLA staff to operate weekly housing clinics in collaboration with the Coalition for Economic Survival and provide limited scope and full scope representation to tenants primarily in the Chatsworth, Antelope Valley, Pasadena and Van Nuys Courthouses. Other duties may include conducting intake interviews, preparing educational materials, participating in community events, communicating and negotiating with opposing parties, collaborating with pro bono partners, and managing a varied caseload of housing matters.

Program Director

California StatewideThe John Paul Stevens Foundation
December 9, 2022

The John Paul Stevens Foundation is seeking a full-time Program Director to lead the John Paul Stevens Public Interest Fellowship program, manage all grant-making activities, and help guide the Foundation’s evaluation and strategic planning efforts. The Program Director will be the second employee of the Foundation and will report to and work closely with the part-time Executive Director.

Executive Director

Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles Center for Law & Justice (LACLJ)
December 8, 2022

The Executive Director will assume primary operating and oversight responsibility for LACLJ and will work closely with Board, Staff, and community partners to advance the organization’s work and mission. They will have ultimate responsibility for strategic, operational, administrative, and financial stewardship, in concert with the Board of Directors, and will actively engage internal and external stakeholders in creating a shared vision for the future.

Directing Attorney, Domestic Violence Legal Services Project

Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles County Bar Association Counsel For Justice (LACBA)
December 6, 2022

DVP serves thousands of litigants each year through its two locations, in the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in Downtown Los Angeles and the Central Bureau Family Justice Center in East Los Angeles. Through its team of trained volunteers, DVP strives to make the justice system more accessible for survivors who come to court for protection by providing legal information, assistance with preparing forms, and connections to other supportive services in community.

Intake/Program Coordinator- Housing Practice

Bay AreaEast Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC)
December 6, 2022

The Housing Intake/Program Coordinator assists with client intake and screening and provides administrative support to staff attorneys. The position requires someone who enjoys substantial responsibilities in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment with competing priorities and deadlines, who is able to work in a team and independently, excels at time management, has strong interpersonal skills and is committed to furthering the mission for racial justice.

Directing Attorney of Benefits Advocacy Team (Full-Time Position)

Southern CaliforniaInner City Law Center (ICLC)
December 6, 2022

ICLC seeks a dynamic manager and attorney to lead a legal services program focused on increasing disability benefits access for individuals who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness across Los Angeles County. The Director will lead a team of ICLC attorneys and paralegals who are organized into two areas: (1) a technical assistance team supporting the County’s CBEST our partner programs in assisting individuals apply for disability benefits, and (2) a hearings representation team providing direct representation to clients in administrative hearings challenging denials of disability benefits. The Directing Attorney will provide substantive legal support involving Social Security law and procedure to the team, be the lead in furthering relationships with current and new funders, ensuring compliance with grants, and coordinate the various aspects of the entire team’s work. The Director will be responsible for assuring that the Team and our partners meet grant deliverables.

Staff Attorney

California StatewideCentral California Legal Services, Inc. (CCLS)
December 6, 2022

CCLS seeks dedicated staff attorneys to provide high-quality legal services, from advice and brief services to full representation. Candidates will be considered for opportunities in all legal practice areas, including Senior/Consumer Law, Housing Law, Health Law, Family Law, and with our Legal Advice Line.

Intake Advocate- Senior Adults Legal Assistance (SALA)

Bay AreaSenior Adults Legal Assistance (SALA)
December 1, 2022

SALA seeks candidates for a full time Intake Advocate. The Advocate will work under the supervision of an attorney on SALA’s staff and will focus on conducting intake and screening of SALA clients. When appropriate the Intake Advocate will provide follow up legal assistance. During the COVID recovery period the Intake Advocate will also support activities related to expansion of SALA’s services and reinstatement of SALA appointments at senior centers. Due to the vulnerable nature of our clientele, proof of vaccination is required unless there is a medical or religious exemption.

Lead Victim’s Rights Attorney – San Francisco, CA (Full-Time)

Bay AreaOpen Door Legal
November 28, 2022

Open Door Legal is hiring a Senior Victim’s Rights Attorney to enforce the Marsy’s Law rights of victims in San Francisco’s criminal justice system. A sub-grant from the non-profit Cooperative Restraining Order Clinic (CROC) funds this position and this individual will work in tandem with this organization. Clients will get referred to CROC from the SF DA’s victim’s service department and other Community Based Organizations (CBOs) doing outreach.

Disability Benefits Staff Attorney

Southern CaliforniaInner City Law Center (ICLC)
November 23, 2022

ICLC seeks to hire a Staff Attorney to help clients who are homeless or precariously housed to connect with SSI, SSD, and CAPI benefits. The attorney will join an exciting county-wide project that is developing best practices in benefits representation. They will both represent clients in administrative hearings and provide technical assistance to our partners at the LA County Department of Health Services and elsewhere.

Supervising Clients’ Rights Advocate

Sacramento RegionDisability Rights California (DRC)
November 18, 2022

The Supervising Clients’ Rights Advocate is equivalent to an Associate Managing Attorney position and works under the direct supervision of the Managing Attorney and in collaboration with other OCRA attorneys and advocates. They are a member of the OCRA management team. They provide ongoing supervision, consultation, and technical assistance to attorneys and advocates in their duties to assist and/or directly represent persons with developmental disabilities in pursuing administrative and legal remedies.

Associate Director, Human Resources

California StatewideDisability Rights California (DRC)
November 18, 2022

This position uses best practices in a variety of operational and human resources work. The Assistant Director of HR will collaborate across DRC to foster a safe and nourishing work environment for all employees. They use their systems thinking to identify opportunities to simplify and streamline HR processes for the benefit of all employees including HR and our administrative partners. They are possibility thinkers who are committed to evolving HR to increase our value to employees and the organization while maintaining compliance with local, state, and federal regulations. Day to day responsibilities include, but are not limited to supervision of selected HR staff, employee relations, performance management, oversight of reasonable accommodations, and ensuring HR operations runs smoothly.

Clients’ Rights Advocate 1 or 2

Southern CaliforniaDisability Rights California (DRC)
November 18, 2022

The CRA advocates for people with developmental disabilities who are regional center clients, including people who reside in state developmental centers and community facilities. The CRA is a generalist who provides information, advice, and representation on a wide range of legal topics impacting people who receive regional center services. Examples are special education, Social Security, IHSS, healthcare and insurance, and living in the community.