Program Associate, Clinic Operations & Data – Pro Bono Justice Program (San Francisco)
- Job posted by OneJustice
433 California Street
OneJustice is a nonprofit legal organization that brings life-changing legal help to those in need by transforming the civil legal aid system. We have three core program areas: (1) Pro Bono Justice, which expands legal services for Californians in need by developing and staffing innovative and effective pro bono projects with law schools, firms, and businesses around the state; (2) Healthy Nonprofits, which ensures legal services nonprofits have the business and management skills needed to survive and thrive, and (3) Californians for Legal Aid, which advocates for California legal services nonprofits on federal policy and funding issues. More information about OneJustice is available at www.OneJustice.org.
The Pro Bono Justice (PBJ) Clinic Operations & Data Program Associate plays a crucial role in ensuring the successful implementation of mobile legal clinics that expand the reach of life-changing legal services for underserved and isolated communities around the state. OneJustice’s pro bono clinics serve over 1000 people each year in California with immigration, record change, housing, and other legal services.
This position is a great opportunity to have a positive impact on underserved communities in California while acquiring and growing skills necessary for data tracking and analysis, and planning and coordinating events. This is an excellent position for an individual interested in a future in law or public policy. The Program Associate works out of our San Francisco office and reports to the Senior Staff Attorney for Clinical Programs. Travel within California is required. Participation in occasional weekend mobile legal clinics (4-5 times a year) and consulting work is required.
Clinic Coordination & Data Tracking (approximately 80%)
- Coordinate all logistical elements of Rural Justice Collaborative (RJC) and Justice Bus Project clinics, including arranging food, volunteer transportation, and preparing clinic materials
- Manage client and volunteer data for RJC and Justice Bus clinics, including working with OneJustice attorneys to track deliverables for grants that support RJC and Justice Bus clinic work
- Attend and provide administrative support during RJC and Justice Bus clinics, including communication with clients via phone, lead client check in and check out process with proper paperwork, and setup and cleanup of the clinic
- Manage post-clinic tasks, including administrative tasks related to clinic materials & data input
- Track and monitor RJC and Justice Bus clinic expenses
Community Engagement (approximately 20%)
- Conduct client outreach in target communities leading up to RJC and Justice Bus clinics
- Schedule clients and help them prepare necessary documentation for each clinic
- BA/BS or Associate’s Degree, or at least 2 years of relevant work experience
- Spanish language ability required
- Project management skills
- Strong spreadsheet skills required
- Prior experience using CRM/database software preferred
- Excellent organizational skills
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to write/edit well and produce quality publications
- Previous experience working with low-income and/or underserved communities preferred
- Starting salary for a Program Associate position is $36,000, with increases possible for each year of prior directly relevant professional experience, as dictated by the OneJustice salary scale
- Benefits include fully paid health insurance (medical, dental, and vision), life and disability insurance, and generous paid leave (vacation, sick, and holidays - including a full week off during the winter holidays)
- OneJustice also offers a flexible spending account for qualified health and commute expenditures
- Opportunity to learn the legal aid landscape in California
- A supportive, team-based environment that allows you to take an early lead on projects
Level of Language Proficiency
Spanish language ability required
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
To apply, please visit: https://onejustice.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=8
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, although we will start reviewing applications on Monday, April16, 2018. The ideal start date will be May 2018.
In the online application system listed above, be prepared to submit the following information: 1) a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position that describes relevant work and/or volunteer experience; 2) your resume; 3) three references; and 4) a response to the following question:
OneJustice serves highly diverse communities both in terms of our clients and in the broader legal services sector. To ensure that our agency is best positioned to serve these communities, OneJustice strives to promote an evolving set of behaviors and attitudes amongst our staff, as well as policies that enable us to work effectively in all cross-cultural situations, with clients, with our coworkers, and with our communities. We see this as a commitment to enhance the provision of our services to all clients and nonprofits and to create an inclusive and respectful workplace in which differences are acknowledged and valued. Please address in your cover letter how your personal background or experiences, professional or otherwise, have prepared you to contribute to our commitment to cultural humility and diversity amongst our staff. Please also address how this will continue to inform your work. Feel free to think broadly about your response to this question, applying various aspects of your life and personal experiences.
To promote social justice and best serve our various communities, OneJustice is committed to maintaining a diverse staff and providing culturally competent services. We strongly encourage candidates from traditionally underrepresented communities and historically oppressed groups, as well as bilingual and bicultural candidates, to apply.