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2022 Legal Fellow

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NCYL is seeking to sponsor applicants for Skadden, Equal Justice Works, Soros, Bridge, and other fellowships. This is a great opportunity for those who are interested in working in one or more of NCYL’s general areas of focus: Education, Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice, Health, Mental Health and Immigration.

Our campaigns weave together multiple strategies, including:

• Impact litigation

• Policy development and advocacy

• Partnerships with public agencies

• Demonstration sites in which we work directly with children, youth and families

• Coalition building

• Building the capacity of community-based organizations


Candidates do not need to have a specific fellowship project in mind. We will work with fellowship candidates to develop appropriate project ideas.


Essential Function

Co-design and implement a project that advances justice for marginalized children and youth while serving as an attorney.


Qualifications

• Interest in working in one or more of NCYL’s general areas of focus

• Commitment to advancing justice by protecting the rights of children and improving the systems that impact their lives.

• Commitment to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion.

• Ability to work independently, as well as work on a team.

• Relevant experience and education required for Soros Justice Fellowship.

• Graduating law school in Spring 2022 or have been clerking since graduating law school in a prior year.

NCYL is seeking to sponsor applicants for Skadden, Equal Justice Works, Soros, Bridge, and other fellowships. This is a great opportunity for those who are interested in working in one or more of NCYL’s general areas of focus: Education, Child…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    April 22, 2022
  • Application Deadline
    August 1, 2021

Salary

Up to $70,828This is a full-time, exempt, position with a competitive salary of $70,828.00 annually.

Benefits

NCYL provides robust benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, generous vacation and sick benefits, flexible spending account, commuter benefits, employer contribution to a retirement plan and short-term and long-term disability insurance.

 

NCYL provides robust benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, generous vacation and sick benefits, flexible spending account, commuter benefits, employer…

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
1212 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, United States
Suite 600

How to Apply

Must live in proximity to or be willing to relocate to the Bay Area, Los Angeles or Washington DC areas. This position requires the ability to work remotely and may require travel.


How to Apply

Applications will be accepted until July 30, 2021.

Submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcripts (unofficial is acceptable) and a list of three references. No phone calls or emails please.

 

 

Apply at: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Apply/626843/National-Center-For- Youth-Law/2022-Legal-Fellow

Must live in proximity to or be willing to relocate to the Bay Area, Los Angeles or Washington DC areas. This position requires the ability to work remotely and may require travel.


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