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
Temporary Immigration Attorney (Greater DC Office)
Tahirih seeks a Spanish-speaking Immigration Attorney to provide maternity leave coverage on a fulltime, temporary basis beginning in November 2014 and continuing for a minimum of three months, with exact dates to be determined in consultation with the successful applicant. The attorney will represent clients and mentor pro bono attorneys on the full range of Tahirih cases, which includes VAWA self-petitions, T and U nonimmigrant visas, and gender-based asylum claims. See full description.
Bilingual Childrens’ Attorney (Houston Office)
Tahirih seeks a Children’s Attorney for its Houston office. This attorney must be licensed to practice law in Texas and fluent in Spanish. The attorney will be hired as a 3-year, full-time contract employee. Working with attorneys from Tahirih’s Pro Bono Attorney Network, s/he will represent unaccompanied children seeking lifesaving protections under U.S. law. See full description.
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.
Development Manager (Greater DC/Baltimore Office)
Tahirih seeks a Development Manager to work directly with the Greater Washington DC/Baltimore Local Director to achieve annual income and constituent relationship goals, helping to sustain and grow the organization’s local supporter base and budget of nearly $2 million. A successful candidate will be energized by the opportunity to strengthen Tahirih’s local profile, drive revenue growth, and enhance overall income generation of Tahirih on a national scale. The position is based in Falls Church, VA.
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Deputy Director (Greater DC Office)
Tahirih seeks an experienced attorney with deep management expertise to serve as its Deputy Director with accountability for delivery of holistic legal services and community education nationally. S/he will directly manage local office directors, promote and cultivate local office growth; ensure programmatic consistency and quality nationally; support legal staff nationwide regarding key ethical and strategic legal services questions that arise; publicly represent the organization; and lead Tahirih’s expansion to two additional sites within the next three years. S/he will look for strategic legal impact opportunities and support the drafting of amicus briefs, impact litigation, and public policy advocacy where appropriate.
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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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