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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

IT Support Specialist



The IT Support Specialist will work closely with the Information & Technology Manager in the day-to-day tasks and long-term projects. Ideal Candidate will be fluent in English/ Spanish and have Non-profit work experience.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to;

Subject Line should read; IT Support Specialist

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Staff Attorney


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

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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.or

Subject line should read; Main Office or Orange County Paralegal

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Senior Statewide Organizer


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:

Subject Line should read; Senior Statewide Organizer

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