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.

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Attorney Positions:

  • Senior Attorney (Petersburg)
    • Housing 
    • This position will maintain a general practice handling a variety of legal matters presented by individual clients within the greater Petersburg community, including Hopewell, Colonial Heights and surrounding counties.

Organizer Positions:

  • Senior Organizer (Richmond)
    • Youth Justice Program
    • This position will lead and support campaigns and coalitions that advance equitable education in Virginia public schools through outreach, legislative and policy change, working in coalition, and building power in directly impacted communities.

Administrative Positions:

  • Office Manager (Richmond/Petersburg)
    • The Office Manager works closely with the Managing Attorney ensuring that LAJC’s offices provide attorneys, organizers, staff, and clients with a functional work environment, overseeing the client intake process, and providing administrative support to all departments.

  • Legal Assistant (Charlottesville)
    • The Legal Assistant communicates with clients in Spanish and English, conducts intake, helps with case management, document preparation and translation, maintains calendars, organizes files, maintains the lobby, and other administrative tasks as assigned.
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