Job posted by: Kids in Need of Defense (KIND)
Posted on: February 10, 2014
Background: Kids In Need of Defense (KIND) is an innovative partnership among the Microsoft Corporation, Angelina Jolie and other interested philanthropists, law firms and corporate supporters. KIND is dedicated to providing both pro bono representation and positive systemic changes in law and policy to benefit unaccompanied immigrant and refugee children. Launched in fall 2008, KIND is headquartered in Washington, D.C.
Overview: KIND seeks a full-time Interim Pro Bono Coordinator in Los Angeles, CA to help develop, maintain, and oversee the provision of pro bono legal representation to unaccompanied children through KIND's network of major law firms and corporate partners. This includes helping children to understand the immigration process and training volunteer attorneys to effectively represent individual child clients before immigration authorities.
The position will start in May 2014 and end late summer 2014.
The Pro Bono Coordinator will have the following responsibilities:
Qualifications for the Ideal Candidate:
Nominations or applications, including a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, writing sample and three references, should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled, and applicants selected for interviews will be duly notified. Please no inquiries or phone calls.
KIND is an EOE committed to inclusive hiring and dedicated to diversity in both its staff and work.
The final applicant will be asked to undergo a background check before acceptance of the final offer.