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Program Manager

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Los Angeles

This is a Full-time position in Los Angeles, CA posted November 24, 2021.

SALARY IS NEGOTIABLE

ELIGIBLE FOR SIGNING BONUS !

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WHO WE ARE

We are the nations largest legal and civil rights organization for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (NHPI).

Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services, and education and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Pacific Americans and to create a more equitable and harmonious society.

We serve more than 15,000 individuals and organizations every year, focusing on the most vulnerable members of Asian American and NHPI communities while also building a strong voice for civil rights and social justice.

With our Advancing Justice affiliates in Atlanta, Chicago, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C., we enrich, enhance, and serve our communities all across the country.

WHAT WE BRING
The special opportunity to join a mission driven team
Flexible, hybrid work schedules
Rich medical, dental and vision benefits
Retirement options through 403B and match
WHO YOU ARE

You share our mission of advocacy for Asian Pacific Americans.

You enjoy the thrill of serving the public interest while championing civil rights and social justice.

You take pride in your work enriching lives and communities in Los Angeles and across the country.

Youre looking for your next role in an organization that supports your career as much as you support the organization and its goals.

Youre looking for a job where you make a difference, and your impact is directly proportional to your contribution.

Youre a game changer.

Youre a leader.

Youre an advocate.

WHAT YOU BRING
J.D.

and must be an active member of the California State Bar
Minimum of four (4) years of legal practice in poverty law, housing, immigration, and/or family law
Minimum of one (1) year of supervision
Bilingual or biliterate in at least one Asian language strongly preferred (Chinese, Korean, Thai, Tagalog, or Vietnamese)
Dedication to serving immigrant communities and a sincere commitment to working on behalf of low-income immigrants
Valid driver’s license and/or access to alternative means of transportation
ABOUT THE ROLE

Our Asian Language Legal Intake Program (“ALLIP”) provides multi-language toll free helplines that provide vital legal access to low-income limited English-speaking people.

We take live calls Monday – Friday 10 a.m.

to 3 p.m.

We may provide legal information and advice by phone.

In certain cases, we may provide legal assistance or representation.

Under the supervision of the Managing Director of Client Services, the Program Manager is responsible for overseeing our Asian Language Legal Intake Program (ALLIP), legal helplines that increase access to justice for low-income, limited English speaking immigrants.

The Program Manager will supervise advocates that conduct in-language legal intakes for all Advancing Justice-LA’s substantive legal programs, including family law, domestic violence, immigration, employment, and civil rights.

In addition, this position provides support with identifying and securing future funding.

The pay range is between $71,970 and $89,963.

This position is NOT covered under the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

We are looking for our next Program Manager to join our team in Los Angeles CA.

Your day-to-day typically includes:

60% Manage Program Deliverables, Grants and Staff
Ensure deliverables remain on track
Responsible for organizing and analyzing data to prepare and draft monthly, quarterly, and semi-annual grant reports and invoices
Coordinate and manage monitoring visit and audits to ensure grant compliance
Works closely with granters and funders to ensure administrative grant compliance
Manage Sub-grantee contracts to ensure grant compliance
Provide administrative support to Managing Director and development department to seek future funding and assess current funding to sustain project work
Work collaboratively with other programs to develop and streamline centralized intake policies and procedures and improve client services overall
Manage language support provided to other Advancing Justice-LA programs and community partners
Directly supervise, mentor, and support staff, including interns and volunteers and provide opportunities for professional development and growth
25% Represent Clients and Maintain Client Caseload
Maintain a reasonable caseload, providing direct client work
Strategize taking on appropriate cases given community needs, priorities, and agency resources
Oversee staff preparation for court appearances and court forms and briefs
Oversee preparation of court forms and legal documents on behalf of clients
15% Maintain Community Relations and Other Duties as Assigned
Act as organization spokesperson for language specific and culturally relevant legal aid services
Represent the organization in the media, community groups, donors and affiliates
Support policy unit to analyze, draft, and advocate for policy/legislation.
Participate in strategic meetings with other legal and community groups