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This job board is provided as a resource for those looking for jobs internships, externships, and fellowships within the civil legal aid and pro bono sector in Washington State.

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The Northwest Justice Project has numerous current openings for attorneys and support staff around the state. To see all the current openings visit NJP’s jobs page here.

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Job Opportunities

Operations Manager 
Organization: The QLAW Foundation of Washington
Location: Hybrid-Remote, Seattle, WA
Priority Deadline: June 6th, 2022
Mission: The QLaw Foundation of Washington promotes the dignity and respect of LGBTQ+ Washingtonians within the legal system through advocacy, education, and legal assistance.

Community Engagement Manager 
Organization: The QLAW Foundation of Washington
Location: Fully remote
Priority Deadline: June 6th, 2022
Mission: The QLaw Foundation of Washington promotes the dignity and respect of LGBTQ+ Washingtonians within the legal system through advocacy, education, and legal assistance.

Paralegal/Legal Services Manager
Organization: The QLAW Foundation of Washington
Location: Fully remote
Priority Deadline: June 6th, 2022
Mission: The QLaw Foundation of Washington promotes the dignity and respect of LGBTQ+ Washingtonians within the legal system through advocacy, education, and legal assistance.

Temporary Legal Administrative Assistant 
Organization: Columbia Legal Services
Location: Wenatchee, WA or Yakima, WA
Priority Deadline: Open Until Filled
Mission: Columbia Legal Services advocates for laws that advance social, economic, and racial equity for people living in poverty.

Legal Navigator
Organization: Sexual Violence Law Center
Location: King County, WA
Priority Deadline: May 31st, 2022
Mission: The Sexual Violence Law Center (SVLC) is a nonprofit law firm that seeks to improve the legal response to survivors of sexual violence.

Community Engagement & Base Building Educator
Organization: Fair Work Center
Location: Seattle or Yakima, WA
Priority Deadline: May 22nd, 2022
Purpose: We build power through education, organizing, and enforcement. We work to raise and uphold standards in the workplace. And we fight for economic and racial justice in our communities.

Staff Attorney
Organization: Legal Counsel for Youth & Children
Location: Walla Walla, WA
Priority Deadline: Open Until Filled
Mission: Legal Counsel for Youth and Children (LCYC) protects the interests and safety of youth in Washington by advancing their legal rights.

Project Manager Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives 
Organization: Housing Connector
Location: Seattle, WA
Priority Deadline: Open Until Filled
Mission: Housing Connector's mission is to improve lives and uplift communities.

Program Manager - Stability Support
Organization: Housing Connector
Location: Seattle, WA
Priority Deadline: Open Until Filled
Mission: Housing Connector's mission is to improve lives and uplift communities.

Senior Client Relationship Manager
Organization: Housing Connector
Location: Seattle, WA
Priority Deadline: Open Until Filled
Mission: Housing Connector's mission is to improve lives and uplift communities.

Civil Litigation Staff Attorney
Organization: Columbia Legal Services
Location: All locations open; Seattle, Olympia, Kennewick, Yakima, or Wenatchee
Priority Deadline: Open Until Filled
Mission: Columbia Legal Services advocates for people living in poverty. CLS works to reveal and end actions that harm its client populations; CLS seeks social and economic justice for them through systemic change.

Court Program Analyst
Organization: Administrative Office of the Courts
Location: Olympia, Washington
Priority Deadline: May 11th, 2022
Mission: AOC provides support for Washington's non-unified courts through a wide range of services to promote the efficient administration of justice.

Legal Services Director
Organization: Eastside Legal Assistance Program
Location: Bellevue, WA
Priority Deadline: May 12th, Open Until Filled
Mission: ELAP’s mission is to empower people in King County to achieve fair and equal justice through free civil legal aid and community education.

Bilingual Social Services Advocate
Organization: Northwest Immigrants Rights Project
Location: Tacoma, Granger, and Wenatchee Offices
Priority Deadline: 5:00 PM May 12th, 2022
Mission: Northwest Immigrant Rights Project promotes justice by defending and advancing the rights of immigrants through direct legal services, systemic advocacy, and community education.

Bilingual Legal Advocate
Organization: Northwest Immigrants Rights Project
Location: Tacoma, Granger, and Wenatchee Offices
Priority Deadline: 5:00 PM May 12th, 2022
Mission: Northwest Immigrant Rights Project promotes justice by defending and advancing the rights of immigrants through direct legal services, systemic advocacy, and community education.

Bilingual Staff Attorney
Organization: Northwest Immigrants Rights Project
Location: Seattle, WA
Priority Deadline: 5:00 PM May 12th, 2022
Mission: Northwest Immigrant Rights Project promotes justice by defending and advancing the rights of immigrants through direct legal services, systemic advocacy, and community education.

Bilingual Office Manager
Organization: Northwest Immigrants Rights Project
Location: Tacoma, WA
Priority Deadline: 5:00 PM May 10th, 2022
Mission: Northwest Immigrant Rights Project promotes justice by defending and advancing the rights of immigrants through direct legal services, systemic advocacy, and community education.

Kinship Care Solutions Project Staff Attorney
Organization: King County Bar Association
Location: Seattle, WA
Priority Deadline: 5:00 PM May 6th, 2022
Mission: The King County Bar Association promotes and supports a diverse and collegial membership; works with the judiciary to achieve excellence, equity, and accessibility in the administration of justice; and benefits the community through public service and engagement in public policy.

Records Project Staff Attorney
Organization: King County Bar Association
Location: Seattle, WA
Priority Deadline: 5:00 PM April 27th, 2022
Mission: The King County Bar Association promotes and supports a diverse and collegial membership; works with the judiciary to achieve excellence, equity, and accessibility in the administration of justice; and benefits the community through public service and engagement in public policy.

Eviction Defense Staff Attorney
Organization: Kitsap Legal Services
Location: Temporarily Remote; Seattle, WA
Priority Deadline: Open until filled
Mission: The charitable purpose and mission of Kitsap Legal Services is to improve access to civil law matters for low-income residents of Kitsap County at no cost through work by volunteer and staff attorneys.

Learning Manager
Organization: Communities Rise
Location: Temporarily Remote; Seattle, WA
Priority Deadline: April 29th, 2022
Mission: Communities Rise fosters movements to build power in communities impacted by systemic oppression. To create an equitable system, we pursue cross-sector collaboration, and provide capacity building and legal services for community organizations and small businesses.

Volunteer Engagement Management
Organization: Communities Rise
Location: Temporarily Remote; Seattle, WA
Priority Deadline: April 29th, 2022
Mission: Communities Rise fosters movements to build power in communities impacted by systemic oppression. To create an equitable system, we pursue cross-sector collaboration, and provide capacity building and legal services for community organizations and small businesses.

Reentry and Community Outreach Specialist
Organization: Washington Defender Association
Location: Temporarily Remote; Seattle, WA
Priority Deadline: Open Until Filled
Mission: WDA is the voice of the public defense community. We provide support for high quality legal representation by advocating for change, educating defenders, and collaborating with the community and justice system stakeholders to bring about just solutions.

Felony Resource Attorney
Organization: Washington Defender Association (WDA)
Location:  Temporarily Remote; Seattle, WA
Priority Deadline: Open Until Filled
Mission: WDA is the voice of the public defense community. We provide support for high quality legal representation by advocating for change, educating defenders, and collaborating with the community and justice system stakeholders to bring about just solutions.

Information Technology Manager
Organization: Northwest Immigrants Rights Project
Location: Desired locations include, Granger, Seattle, Tacoma, and Wenatchee
Priority Deadline: May 2nd, Open Until Filled
Mission: Northwest Immigrant Rights Project promotes justice by defending and advancing the rights of immigrants through direct legal services, systemic advocacy, and community education.

Human Resources Director
Organization: Northwest Immigrants Rights Project
Location: Desired locations include, Granger, Seattle, Tacoma, and Wenatchee
Priority Deadline: April 22nd, Open Until Filled
Mission: Northwest Immigrant Rights Project promotes justice by defending and advancing the rights of immigrants through direct legal services, systemic advocacy, and community education.

Domestic Violence Staff Attorney
Organization: Eastside Legal Assistance Program
Location: Kent, WA
Priority Deadline: April 15th, Open Until Filled
Mission: ELAP’s mission is to empower people in King County to achieve fair and equal justice through free civil legal aid and community education.

Civil Employment Attorney
Organization: King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office
Location: Seattle, WA
Priority Deadline: Open Until Filled
Mission: The mission of the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is to do justice. We exercise the power given to us by the people with fairness and humility. We serve our diverse community, support victims and families, and hold individuals accountable. We develop innovative and collaborative solutions for King County and the State of Washington.

Civil Litigation Attorney
Organization: King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office
Location: Seattle, WA
Priority Deadline: Open Until Filled
Mission: The mission of the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is to do justice. We exercise the power given to us by the people with fairness and humility. We serve our diverse community, support victims and families, and hold individuals accountable. We develop innovative and collaborative solutions for King County and the State of Washington.

Attorney
Organization: Communities Rise
Location:  Temporarily Remote; Seattle, WA
Priority Deadline: April 15th, 2022
Mission: Communities Rise fosters movements to build power in communities impacted by systemic oppression. To create an equitable system, we pursue cross-sector collaboration, and provide capacity building and legal services for community organizations and small businesses.

Communications & Advocacy Director
Organization: Legal Foundation of Washington
Location:  Temporarily Remote; Seattle, WA
Priority Deadline: March 25th, 2022
Mission: Equal civil justice for low-income people.

Development Database Manager (Part-time) 
Organization: Legal Foundation of Washington
Location:  Seattle, WA
Priority Deadline: March 29th, 2022
Mission: Equal civil justice for low-income people.

Development Coordinator
Organization: Legal Foundation of Washington
Location:  Temporarily Remote; Seattle, WA
Priority Deadline: March 29th, 2022
Mission: Equal civil justice for low-income people.

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status Staff Attorney 
Organization: Legal Counsel for Youth & Children
Location:  WA State
Priority Deadline: Open Until Filled
Mission: Legal Counsel for Youth and Children protects the interests and safety of youth in Washington by advancing their legal rights.

Operations and Database Manager
Organization: Communities Rise
Location: Temporarily Remote, Seattle, WA
Priority Deadline: March 21st, 2022
Mission: Communities Rise fosters movements to build power in communities impacted by systemic oppression. To create an equitable system, we pursue cross-sector collaboration, and provide capacity building and legal services for community organizations and small businesses.

DSHS Inclusion Planning Chief
Organization: WA State Department of Social & Health Services
Location: Olympia, WA
Priority Deadline: March 27th, 2022
Mission: As a Department we are tied together by a single mission: to transform lives. Each administration within DSHS has a refined focus on this mission.

Yakima County Staff Attorney
Organization: TeamChild
Location: Yakima County
Priority Deadline: Open Until Filled
Mission: To uphold the rights of youth involved, or at risk of involvement, in the juvenile justice system to help them secure the education, healthcare, housing and other support they need to achieve positive outcomes in their lives.

Yakima County Managing Attorney
Organization: TeamChild
Location: Yakima County
Priority Deadline: Open Until Filled
Mission: To uphold the rights of youth involved, or at risk of involvement, in the juvenile justice system to help them secure the education, healthcare, housing and other support they need to achieve positive outcomes in their lives.

Special Education Statewide Attorney 2022
Organization: TeamChild
Location: Statewide
Priority Deadline: Open Until Filled
Mission: To uphold the rights of youth involved, or at risk of involvement, in the juvenile justice system to help them secure the education, healthcare, housing and other support they need to achieve positive outcomes in their lives.

King County Staff Attorney
Organization: TeamChild
Location: King County
Priority Deadline: Priority Deadline March 28th, 2022; Open Until Filled
Mission: To uphold the rights of youth involved, or at risk of involvement, in the juvenile justice system to help them secure the education, healthcare, housing and other support they need to achieve positive outcomes in their lives.

Staff Attorney – Pandemic Civil Legal Aid to LGBTQ2S+ Communities
Organization: QLaw Foundation
Location: Remote
Priority Deadline: Open Until Filled
Mission: The QLaw Foundation of Washington promotes the dignity and respect of LGBTQ+ Washingtonians within the legal system through advocacy, education, and legal assistance.

Externship Opportunity – LGBTQ2S+ Community Legal Clinics
Organization: QLaw Foundation
Location: Remote
Priority Deadline: Open Until Filled
Mission: The QLaw Foundation of Washington promotes the dignity and respect of LGBTQ+ Washingtonians within the legal system through advocacy, education, and legal assistance.

Spanish Translation Services – Hourly/Contract
Organization: QLaw Foundation
Location: Remote
Priority Deadline: Open Until Filled
Mission: The QLaw Foundation of Washington promotes the dignity and respect of LGBTQ+ Washingtonians within the legal system through advocacy, education, and legal assistance.

Temporary Education Rights Staff Attorney
Organization: TeamChild
Location: Seattle, WA
Priority Deadline: Open Until Filled
Mission: The mission of TeamChild is to uphold the rights of youth involved, or at risk of involvement, in the juvenile justice system. TeamChild works to help youth secure the education, healthcare, housing, and other supports needed to achieve positive outcomes in their lives.

Children’s Representation Program Counsel (2)
Organization: Washington State Office of Civil Legal Aid
Location:  Flexible -- Determined on the Location and Needs of the Best Candidate
Priority Deadline: Open Until Filled; extended beyond March 1, 2022. OCLA reserves the right to close the recruitment at any time.
Mission: OCLA’s CRP Program is committed to helping foster fundamental change to Washington State’s child welfare and juvenile court practices that have historically and continue to cause disproportionate harms to children and youth of color, who have a range of learning and related disabilities, who are victims of multiple and compounding traumas, and who have never had a legal voice in the process.

Training Coordinator (Half-Time) Children’s Representation Program
Organization: Washington State Office of Civil Legal Aid
Location:  Flexible - Determined on the Location and Needs of the Best Candidate
Priority Deadline: Open Until Filled; OCLA reserves the right to close the recruitment at any time.
Mission: OCLA’s CRP Program is committed to helping foster fundamental change to Washington State’s child welfare and juvenile court practices that have historically and continue to cause disproportionate harms to children and youth of color, who have a range of learning and related disabilities, who are victims of multiple and compounding traumas, and who have never had a legal voice in the process.

Director of Investments & Partnerships
Organization: TeamChild
Location:  Seattle, WA
Priority Deadline: March 7th, 2022
Mission: To uphold the rights of youth involved, or at risk of involvement, in the juvenile justice system to help them secure the education, healthcare, housing and other support they need to achieve positive outcomes in their lives.

Staff Attorney
Organization: Benefits Law Center
Location:  Seattle, WA
Priority Deadline: March 16, 2022 
Mission: The BLC mission is to provide accessible legal advocacy to people living with physical and mental disabilities so that they may obtain the resources necessary to overcome barriers to financial and medical stability.

Equity and Justice Programs Coordinator
Organization: Washington State Bar Association
Location:  Seattle, WA
Priority Deadline: February 18, 2022 
Mission: The mission of the Washington State Bar Association is to serve the public and the members of the Bar, to ensure the integrity of the legal profession, and to champion justice.

Citywide Title VI Coordinator
Organization: City of Seattle Office for Civil Rights
Location: Seattle, WA
Priority Deadline: February 15, 2022 4:00 PM Pacific
Mission: The Seattle Office for Civil Rights (SOCR) works to ensure that everyone in Seattle has equal access to housing, employment, public accommodations, and contracting. SOCR investigates and enforces City, State, and Federal anti-discrimination laws, and provides public policy recommendations to the Mayor, City Council, and other City departments.

Children's Representation Program Counsel
Organization: Office of Civil Legal Aid
Location: Flexible -- Determined on the Location and Needs of the Best Candidate
Priority Deadline:  Open Until Filled; first review of applications received will occur on March 1, 2022.
Mission: OCLA’s CRP Program is committed to helping foster fundamental change to Washington State’s child welfare and juvenile court practices that have historically and continue to cause disproportionate harms to children and youth of color, who have a range of learning and related disabilities, who are victims of multiple and compounding traumas, and who have never had a legal voice in the process.

Children's Representation Program Manager
Organization: Office of Civil Legal Aid
Location: Olympia, WA
Priority Deadline:  Open Until Filled
Mission: OCLA’s CRP Program is committed to helping foster fundamental change to Washington State’s child welfare and juvenile court practices that have historically and continue to cause disproportionate harms to children and youth of color, who have a range of learning and related disabilities, who are victims of multiple and compounding traumas, and who have never had a legal voice in the process.

Legal Advocate 
Organization: Northwest Immigrant Rights Project 
Location:
Seattle, WA 
Priority Deadline:
January 10, 2022, rolling basis
Mission:
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project promotes justice by defending and advancing the rights of immigrants through direct legal services, systemic advocacy, and community education.

Staff Attorney, Eviction Prevention
Organization: Tacomaprobono
Location: Tacoma, WA
Posted: January, 4, 2022
Mission: Tacomaprobono is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization providing clients with legal representations, self help materials, and paralegal support to combat systemic inequality and racism by ensuring meaningful access to justice for low income individual who have civil legal needs in Pierce County, Washington

Staff Attorney
Organization: Tacomaprobono
Location: Tacoma, WA
Posted: January, 4, 2022
Mission: Tacomaprobono is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization providing clients with legal representations, self help materials, and paralegal support to combat systemic inequality and racism by ensuring meaningful access to justice for low income individual who have civil legal needs in Pierce County, Washington

Philanthropy Officer
Organization: Family Violence Appellate Project 
Location:
Seattle, WA 
Posted:
December 30, 2021
Mission:
FVAP is dedicated to helping domestic violence survivors and their children appeal dangerous trial court decisions on their behalf, for free, and serves California and Washington state. We help survivors of abuse get the safety and justice they deserve.

Children’s Representation Program Manager
Organization: Washington State Office of Civil Legal Aid 
Location:
Olympia, WA 
Posted: December 20, 2021 
Mission:
The Mission of the Office of Civil Legal Aid is to secure, invest and oversee the use of public funding for civil legal aid to low-income people in Washington State and to ensure accountability for public funds dedicated to this purpose.

Part-Time Administrative Assistant
Organization: Family Violence Appellate Project 
Location:
Seattle, WA 
Posted:
December 30, 2021
Mission:
FVAP is dedicated to helping domestic violence survivors and their children appeal dangerous trial court decisions on their behalf, for free, and serves California and Washington state. We help survivors of abuse get the safety and justice they deserve.

Associate Director of Innovation (Associate Director of Programs)
Organization:
Center for Children and Youth Justice
Location:
Seattle, WA 
Posted:
December 17, 2021
Mission:
To create better lives for generations of children and youth by reforming the child welfare and juvenile justice systems.

SIJS Attorney
Organization: LCYC
Location: Washington State
Posted: December 17, 2021
Mission: Legal Counsel for Youth and Children protects the interests and safety of youth in Washington by advancing their legal rights. We accomplish our mission through direct legal representation, strong community partnerships, and systemic advocacy.

Attorney, Nonprofit Lead
Organization:
Communities Rise 
Location:
Seattle, WA 
Posted:
December 14, 2021
Priority Deadline: January 3, 2022
Mission:
Communities Rise fosters movements to build power in communities impacted by systemic oppression. To create an equitable system, we pursue cross-sector collaboration, and provide capacity building and legal services for community organizations and small businesses.

Director of Strategic Partnerships
Organization:
Disability Rights Washington
Location:
Seattle, WA 
Posted:
December 13, 2021
Mission:
Disability Rights Washington’s mission is to advance the dignity, equality, and self-determination of people with disabilities. We work to pursue justice on matters related to human and legal rights.

Philanthropy Officer
Organization: Family Violence Appellate Project
Location: Oakland, WA or Bellevue, WA
Posted: November 10, 2021
Mission: FVAP’s mission is to ensure the safety and well-being of survivors of domestic violence and their children by helping them obtain effective appellate representation.

Deputy Director
Organization: Family Violence Appellate Project
Location: Oakland, WA or Bellevue, WA
Posted: November 10, 2021
Mission: FVAP’s mission is to ensure the safety and well-being of survivors of domestic violence and their children by helping them obtain effective appellate representation.

Legal Director
Organization: ACLU Washington
Location: Seattle
Posted: November 3, 2021
Application Deadline: January 15, 2021 
Mission:
The ACLU of Washington is a non-partisan civil liberties organization dedicated to protecting and advancing freedom, equity, and justice for everyone in Washington.

Staff Attorney
Organization: LCYC
Location: Washington State
Posted: November 3, 2021
Mission: Legal Counsel for Youth and Children protects the interests and safety of youth in Washington by advancing their legal rights. We accomplish our mission through direct legal representation, strong community partnerships, and systemic advocacy.

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