Staff Attorney – Farm Worker Unit

Northwest Justice Project

Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is a not-for-profit statewide law firm with a mission of Combatting Injustice • Strengthening Communities • Protecting Human Dignity. NJP secures justice for people in or near poverty through high quality legal advocacy that promotes the long-term well-being of low-income individuals, families and communities through legal representation, community partnerships, education, and other advocacy.

Northwest Justice Project (NJP) seeks a qualified attorney committed to supporting our mission through the work of our Farmworker Unit (FWU). The FWU is a statewide unit that provides legal assistance to low-income agricultural workers throughout Washington. NJP is offering an opportunity to work in an exciting and highly mission driven legal aid environment working as part of a statewide legal team. This is a full-time position that may be in NJP’s Yakima, Wenatchee, Omak, Quincy, or Tri-Cities office. NJP seeks an attorney who has a strong interest in working with farmworker communities and is willing to live and work in a rural area.

The attorney must be bilingual in English and Spanish and culturally competent to address the legal needs of farmworkers and their communities. Successful applicants will have demonstrated interest in one or more areas of high priority legal need for farmworkers, such as employment and civil rights, a demonstrated ability to establish trust and connections with low-income client communities, and have a strong interest in conducting outreach and undertaking a broad range of advocacy strategies Starting salary is based upon years of experience, with an annual salary range of $73,142 to $133,712. NJP offers compensation for those who are regularly asked to use a language other than English in their work.

We provide a comprehensive benefits package, which includes 100% paid employee health premiums and significant premium shares for family health premiums, as well as generous time off.

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