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

Bilingual Childrens’ Legal Advocate (Houston Office)
Tahirih seeks a Children’s Legal Advocate for its Houston office. This Advocate will be hired as a 3-year, full-time contract employee. S/he will work closely with a Staff attorney to assist unaccompanied children seeking lifesaving protections under US law. S/he will assist with intakes, social service referrals, pro-bono case placement to protect children survivors of violence from multi-cultural backgrounds. See full description.

Public Policy Attorney (National/Greater DC Office)
Tahirih seeks 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.

Volunteer Attorney (Baltimore Office)
Tahirih seeks a volunteer attorney to serve in our 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.
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