Bilingual Staff Attorney - Labor Trafficking - WA

$64,751 - $121,022 yearly
  • Northwest Justice Project (NJP)
  • Aug 25, 2021
Full time Legal

Job Description

NJP seeks applications from attorneys who have a strong interest in working with farmworker communities to lead our advocacy against labor trafficking in agriculture. Spanish fluency is required for this position, as is a demonstrated competence in working with diverse individuals and communities, including immigrants and persons of color. This full-time position can be based in Yakima, Tri-Cities, or Wenatchee, WA.

NJP offers a unique opportunity to join a mission driven organization serving the legal needs of low-income people and communities in Washington State.  Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is a not-for-profit law firm with a mission of Combating 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.

Compensation is based upon years of experience, with an annual salary range of $64,751 to $121,022. We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes 100% paid employee health premiums and significant premium shares for family members, as well as generous time off.

Please see Bilingual Staff Attorney – Labor Trafficking for more details.

To Apply: Please apply here. Cover letter should include description of any past experience and competence, personal or professional, working low-income or other marginalized communities.

Application Deadline: Open until Filled

NJP is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and fosters an environment free of barriers and discriminatory practices. NJP actively promotes mutual respect, acceptance, teamwork and productivity. NJP is committed to maintaining an organization whose staff, Board and clients are diverse in background, experience, race, color, national origin, gender, age, religious preference, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sensory, mental or physical abilities, veteran status, and other qualities that strengthen the program while reinforcing its commitment to basic fairness. People of color, people who identify as transgender, lesbian, gay, or bisexual, and those with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Individuals needing a reasonable accommodation for the application or interview process or for more information about the project should contact the Human Resources Department by calling (206) 464-1519.