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Our Mission: Ending modern slavery through education, advocacy and empowering survivors of human trafficking.
About Us: The Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST) is a Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization that is working to put an end to modern slavery and human trafficking through comprehensive, life-changing services to survivors and a platform to advocate for groundbreaking policies and legislation. Over the past two decades, CAST has supported thousands of survivors through every phase of their journey to freedom- from counseling, to legal resources, to housing, educational and leadership training and mentorship. Through these programs, CAST has helped empower survivors to overcome their traumatic pasts and become leading voices in shaping policy and public awareness to ultimately put an end to the fastest growing criminal enterprise of the 21st century.
CAST offers generous benefits, including medical, life, disability, paid sick/vacation time, and a 403(b) plan. Additionally, we provide you an opportunity to work with a team of committed individuals, where you are supported and given every chance to succeed.
CAST has an immediate opening for a STAFF ATTORNEY in our Los Angeles Office.
Title/Position: Staff Attorney
Department: Legal Services Program
Reports To: Director of Legal Services
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Los Angeles, CA / On-Site
Summary of Position
Under the general supervision of the Director of Legal Services, the Staff Attorney is responsible for supervising a comprehensive legal services program to serve the unique needs of persons trafficked for the purpose of modern day slavery. This highly responsible position manages the development, coordination and delivery of legal services to survivors of slavery and trafficking through broad based collaboration. Additionally, the Staff Attorney builds CAST's pro bono program to amplify CAST legal service capacity. The Staff Attorney may also engage in strategic litigation for systems change. As an integral part of the Clients Services Team, the Staff Attorney promotes the philosophy, services and activities of CAST and meeting the diverse needs of the Los Angeles community. The Staff Attorney demonstrates a commitment to program innovation, particularly in the area of immigrant and victim rights, multi-disciplinary collaborative approaches, and culturally competent programs. Full-time, exempt position.
Essential Skills and Requirements
CAST is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, CAST complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.
Compensation is competitive and our Benefits package includes medical, life, disability, sick/vacation leave, and a 403(b) plan, Supplemental Life & Disability and discounted Pet Insurance. Opportunity to work with a team of committed individuals, and make an impact in your community. Successful candidates will complete pre-employment screening; which includes, but is not limited to a criminal background check.
Applications for this position must be completed via our online careers portal and needs to include a cover letter, resume, and writing sample. Due to the high volume of resumes received, only qualified candidates will be contacted. No Phone Calls Please.