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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

Civic Engagement Fellow

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA) is seeking five temporary - part-time civic engagement fellow to coordinate grassroots members and activities as part of our Electoral Campaign.

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

Subject Line should read; Civic Engagement 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; jobs@chirla.org

Subject line should read; Staff Attorney- Pacoima Office

Subject line should read; Staff Attorney - Los Angeles Office

Subject line should read; Staff Attorney – Porterville Office

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Temporary Campaign Organizer

POSTION DESCRIPTION:

The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA) is seeking a temporary field organizer to lead a National Campaign for Immigration and Civic Engagement in the Central Valley. The organizer will be responsible for engaging current supporters and growing the volunteer base for CHIRLA, managing campaign data, collecting and tracking petitions, connecting and engaging public officials, and influencing businesses and faith communities to participate in creating positive change for immigrants.

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

Subject Line should read; Temporary Campaign Organizer

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Organizer – Downtown and East Los Angeles Area

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

CHIRLA is seeking an experienced Organizer to help build and strengthen CHIRLA’s statewide organizing and campaign work within the Los Angeles Area. The Organizer will work towards strengthening the existing CHIRLA chapter in the Los Angeles. We are looking for someone who can work hard and contribute to our Organizing Team.

The ideal candidate for this position will be someone who has a vision and strong desire to build CHIRLA’s local and statewide power, but also loves to implement program work at the local level and to work directly with organizers and leaders to build a strong powerful base. This position is for someone who enjoys working in the field, establishing relationships with community members and local allies, as well as to further the progress made on immigrant rights in California.

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

Subject Line should read; Organizer – Downtown and East Los Angeles Area

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IT Support Specialist

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The IT Support Specialist will work closely with the Information & Technology Manager in the day-to-day tasks and long-term projects at CHIRLA's Main Office.

 

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

 

Subject Line should read; IT Support Specialist

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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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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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