The Legal Aid Justice Center is an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring and diversity in our staff. We strongly encourage candidates of all identities, experiences, and communities to apply. All applicants must be dedicated to an environment that enables staff and clients to feel empowered, valued, respected, and safe. In reviewing applications, we look for evidence that candidates have experience and/or thoughtfulness in working with traditionally marginalized populations. 

Vaccination Requirement: The Legal Aid Justice Center requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption as a qualification of employment. Proof of vaccination or accommodation request must be provided within one day of employment.

Join Our Team!


Attorney Positions:

  • Mass Incarceration Movement Attorney
    • Legal Aid Justice Center seeks a movement attorney to challenge mass incarceration in our Civil Rights and Racial Justice Program. This position will work closely with the CRRJ Legal Director and the CRRJ team to dismantle the power and reach of the criminal legal system in Virginia.
    • You can apply to your preferred location by selecting it from the list below:

Organizing Positions:

  • Organizing Fellowship
    • The Legal Aid Justice Center is excited to open applications for our first ever Organizer Fellowship cohort! Fellows will work on a part-time basis over a period of up to eight months across our main service areas in Northern Virginia, Charlottesville, Richmond, and Petersburg and pair up with experienced organizers to engage with the community and learn organizing skills.
    • You can apply to your preferred location by selecting it from the list below:

Development Positions:

  • Senior Development Associate (Charlottesville)
    • The Senior Development Associate will be responsible for our team’s primary database functions (data entry, generating acknowledgements, running lists and reports) and will assist in the generation of donor-specific mass communications and solicitations as well as responding to inquiries from monthly and annual donors.
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