Employment

We are always looking for talented and committed people to join our team!

Tahirih is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran’s status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations. Tahirih’s policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.

Current Job Openings

Grant Associate (National/Greater DC Office)
Tahirih is seeking a Grant Associate. The Associate will provide critical support to meet the national organization’s growing grant development and grant management needs, including leading proposal development (grant writing) and report preparation tasks; assisting with the implementation of infrastructure improvements; and supporting efforts to prospect and secure increased institutional support. See full job description.

Bilingual Children’s Legal Advocate – Houston Office
Tahirih is seeking a Children’s Legal Advocate for its Houston office. This Advocate will be hired as a 3-year, full-time employee. S/he will work closely with the Children’s Staff Attorney to assist unaccompanied children seeking lifesaving protections under US law. S/he will assist with intakes, social service referrals, and pro-bono case placement to protect children survivors of violence from multicultural backgrounds. See full job description.

Social Services Associate – Houston Office
Tahirih is seeking a Social Services Associate to help women and girls fleeing gender-based violence seek justice under the law. The Social Services Associate reports to the Social Services Program Director and is located in the Houston office. The ideal candidate will have experience working with female victims of violence from multi-cultural backgrounds, speak fluent Spanish, exemplify a professional demeanor, be detail-oriented, self-motivated, and a team player. See full job description.

Communications Associate (National/Greater DC Office)
Tahirih is seeking a Communications Associate to coordinate with staff across the country to identify and leverage opportunities to advance goals for local fundraising, advocacy, and public relations. S/he will utilize Tahirih’s communications platforms, primarily website and social media, to ensure our offices promote a robust and consistent identity and presence. See full job description.

Temporary Public Policy Administrative Assistant (National/Greater DC Office)
Tahirih is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant on a temporary basis to support its Public Policy team and its Forced Marriage Initiative. The position reports to the Forced Marriage Initiative Project Manager/Senior Policy Attorney and is expected to continue through March 2015. See full job description.

Public Policy Attorney (National/Greater DC Office)
Tahirih is seeking a Public Policy Attorney to contribute to Tahirih’s efforts to secure stronger protections and supports for immigrant survivors of gender-based violence, including under U.S. asylum laws, the Violence Against Women Act, and the Trafficking Victims Protection Act. The Public Policy Attorney will be responsible for elevating Tahirih’s national advocacy initiatives, forging and mobilizing diverse coalitions, and engaging bipartisan allies to press for laws, regulations, policies, and precedent that better protect immigrant women and girls from violence. See full job description.

2015 Bahá’í Service Fellows (National/Greater DC Office)
Tahirih is seeking two Bahá’í Service Fellows to serve in its Public Policy and Social Services departments. See full fellowship descriptions.

Immigration Staff Attorney (Greater DC Office)
Tahirih is seeking a full-time Immigration Staff Attorney to represent immigrant women in gender-based asylum cases, claims brought under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), and other related immigration matters, including T and U visas. The staff attorney will also have outreach, education, and support responsibilities. This position will be based in the Falls Church, VA office. See full job description.

Volunteer Attorney (Baltimore Office)
Tahirih is seeking a volunteer attorney to serve in its Baltimore office. Tahirih does not provide compensation or any benefits for this position. The attorney will conduct intake interviews with prospective clients and assist in providing representation in immigration matters for existing clients. Applicants with immigration law experience and fluency in Spanish are strongly preferred. Candidates must be willing to make a minimum 6-month commitment, although both full-time and part-time applicants are encouraged to apply.
See full job description.

See our Fellowship and Internship opportunities.