Position: Clinic Coordinator – Anti-API Hate Violence (exempt, management position)
API Legal Outreach is the largest social justice legal organization serving the Asian, Pacific Islander and Latino communities of the Greater Bay Area and Central Valley. Founded in 1975, our mission is to provide culturally competent and linguistically appropriate legal representation, social services, and advocacy for the most marginalized segments of the community including low-income women, seniors, recent immigrants, and youth. With offices in Oakland, San Francisco, and Stockton our work is focused in the areas of violence against women/family law, immigration and immigrant rights, senior law and elder abuse prevention, the rights of those with disabilities, anti-human trafficking, youth violence prevention, affordable housing preservation and tenants’ rights, preservation of API community small businesses and nonprofits, and prevention of anti-API hate violence.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provide management and coordination for clinical legal services including anti-API hate violence clinic and also in project areas described above, plus coordination of pro bono support.
2. Provide legal services to project clients.
3. Act as primary contact with project related bar associations, community partners and other community organizations.
4. Coordinate community education and outreach for clinical services.
5. Draft all necessary reports for funders and the organization; provide evaluations of project services and performance of project staff.
6. Represent the organization at community, legal, and other meetings and functions, including meetings of funders and donors.
7. Provide technical assistance and training to community agencies and partners.
8. Assist with administrative and fundraising work of the organization.
1. Demonstrated commitment to social justice and to serving underserved communities, and to the mission, projects and organizational operations of API Legal Outreach.
2. At least two years successful experience providing relevant legal services in the priority project areas particularly in anti-API violence, community small businesses, immigration and/or other project areas.
3. At least two years successful experience in supervising others engaged in social justice work.
4. Superior performance evaluations from relevant, applicable positions.
5. Bilingual and bicultural skills relevant to the low-income communities.
6. Ability to work well in a team-oriented, multi-cultural environment.
1. Member in good standing of the California Bar.
2. Five years of relevant legal services, case management, and contract management experience.
3. Experience with Legal Server, Abacus Law, Immigrant Pro, Essential Forms, Excel, and other legal software.
4. California’s driver’s license and own vehicle.
If interested, send cover letter and resume with 3 professional references to: firstname.lastname@example.org.