Migrant & Seasonal Farmworker Attorney

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Job location
405 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Community Legal Aid
Street address: 
405 Main St
City: 
Worcester
State: 
Massachusetts
ZIP: 
01608
Job type: 
Other
Position Description: 

Central West Justice Center, an affiliate of Community Legal Aid, seeks a full-time staff attorney to provide legal assistance to migrant and seasonal farmworkers in housing, employment, immigration, and other matters. The attorney will be based in Worcester or Springfield and will engage in outreach and education activities around the state and handle cases for workers. The attorney will also serve as a statewide resource for other legal aid programs and community partners on farmworker issues. The attorney will be responsible for some grant writing and reporting.

Requirements: 

QUALIFICATIONS: Admission to Mass. Bar or entitled to practice under a Mass. practice rule required. Fluency in Spanish required. Access to reliable transportation and travel to remote areas of Massachusetts, sometimes after normal business hours, required. Prior experience working with farmworkers and familiarity with the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act preferred. Salary is based on a scale commensurate with experience. CWJC offers a liberal fringe benefits package.

To apply: 

Submit cover letter and resumes to: [email protected], or mail to Eileen Messier, HR Manager, Community Legal Aid, 405 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608. EOE

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Submission deadline: 
Monday, May 15, 2017
Expiration date: 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017