Tahirih is seeking to hire a full-time Pro Bono Program Coordinator to support the Silicon Valley Pro Bono Immigration Network (Network) in Tahirih’s San Francisco Bay Area office based in San Bruno, California. Reporting to the department’s Executive Director, the individual will be responsible for oversight and project management of the Network.
The Silicon Valley Pro Bono Immigration Network is a collaborative effort by legal services organizations in Silicon Valley to share resources, infrastructure and staff to increase pro bono volunteer engagement to serve a higher volume of low-income immigrant clients in the Silicon Valley.
Central to the Silicon Valley Pro Bono Immigration Network is the Pro Bono Network Coordinator. The Pro Bono Network Coordinator is a Staff Attorney or Project Manager based at thehost organization Tahirih Justice Center. While the Pro Bono Network Coordinator is based at Tahirih Justice Center, this role is responsible for providing support across the Network, to all legal services organization participants (“LSO Participants”). The Pro Bono Network Coordinator will be an employee of Tahirih (the host organization).
The Pro Bono Network Coordinator, in addition to participating as an ambassador of Tahirih’s work, is responsible for oversight and project management of the Network, including:
Managing Pro Bono Opportunities
Communications and Data Management
Building the Network
About the Tahirih Justice Center: The Tahirih Justice Center is a growing national non-profit organization that supports the courage of immigrant women and girls who refuse to be victims of violence by providing holistic legal services and advocacy in courts, Congress, and communities. Through pro bono holistic legal services, community outreach and education and nonpartisan public policy advocacy, Tahirih protects women and girls seeking protection from gender-based human rights abuses such as domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, female genital mutilation, honor crimes, and forced marriage. Tahirih is a Bahá’í-inspired organization and works to create a world where women and girls can live in safety and with dignity. Tahirih’s more than 80 employees work from offices in the DC metro area, Baltimore, Houston, Atlanta, and the San Francisco Bay Area.
Submissions: Please submit at cover letter, resume, and a list of three references [insert link]
Please note: Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States for any employer.
Tahirih Justice Center is committed to equal opportunity and promotes equity and transparency as core values. Tahirih practices inclusiveness in decision making through the use of consultation with employees throughout the organization. Tahirih does not discriminate against any person on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, ability, gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, arrest record or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Applicants committed to equity from all backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and identities are encouraged to apply.