• Employment Opportunities

    Program Director, Immigrant Rights and Integration

    The Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund

    Location: San Francisco/Bay Area

    Deadline: February 28, 2017

    Description:  Consistent with the Fund’s values, the Program Director for Immigrant Rights and Integration is responsible for leading the Fund’s efforts to secure equal rights and opportunities for immigrants so they can be full participants in the social, economic and civic life of our communities and positively shape the future of California and the nation.  The Program Director is responsible for advancing the three key goals that have guided the Fund’s work over the last several years: creating greater understanding about the need for federal immigration reform; increasing immigrant civic participation in California through citizenship and voting; and strengthening the statewide immigrant rights movement to advance immigrant-affirming state and local policies in California and make our home state a beacon for the nation. After seeing years of groundbreaking immigration policy advancements in California, the changing political climate requires a leader who can pivot to deal with unexpected challenges and work in partnership with the statewide immigrant movement and other partners to preserve and advance California’s inclusive values and policies.

    Link: http://www.haasjr.org/about/careers/program-director-immigrant-rights-integration


    Immigrant Rights Organizer/ Community Education Coordinator

    Causa Justa :: Just Cause

    Location: Oakland

    Deadline: February 16, 2017

    Description:  Causa Justa :: Just Cause seeks a full-time immigrant rights organizer to coordinate the newly formed Immigration Rapid Response Network in Oakland CA.  The Community Education Coordinator will be responsible for creating training curriculum for “Know Your Rights” against deportation, coordinate a network of immigrant advocacy partners to provide trainings to a variety of immigrant communities impacted by deportation and criminalization of immigrants. Organizer will support the Immigrant Rights Campaign in base-building and organizing efforts to expand educational and legal resources for immigrants in Oakland and Alameda County.

    Link: https://cjjc.org/job-openings/


    Capital Fellow Program (CA Assembly, Senate, Executive, and Judicial Administration Fellows)

    Location: Sacramento

    Deadline: February 13, 2017

    Description: This is a terrific program for graduating college seniors/graduate students or young professionals who are looking to transition into public service/public policy.

    These nationally recognized public policy fellowships offer unique experiences in policy-making and development in each branch of government.  Capital Fellows are placed at some of the highest levels of California state government and assist state legislators, senior-level executive staff, and court administrators with a broad range of public policy issues and projects and are typically given assignments with a significant amount of responsibility and challenges.  2,000 alumni have participated in the Capital Fellows Programs, and the ranks of former fellows include judges; members of the United States Congress and the State Legislature; state and local government officials; corporate executives; community and non-profit leaders; and university professors, administration and staff.  Monthly stipend, health benefits, student loan deferments, graduate level credits are provided.

    Link: http://www.csus.edu/calst/programs/