Employment Opportunities

Working at Bay Area Legal Aid

Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal) ensures fairness in the civil justice system for the most vulnerable members of our community. From Silicon Valley to Napa Valley, we help clients protect their livelihoods, their health, and their families. Our clients include the working poor, families with children, foster youth, seniors, immigrants, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Through our regional county offices, our mobile advocacy clinics, and our nationally-recognized Legal Advice Line, BayLegal prevents domestic violence and sexual assault, increases economic stability, protects consumers, expands access to healthcare, and prevents homelessness. For our clients, BayLegal makes the difference between staying in poverty and thriving toward a brighter future.

BayLegal thrives on our diversity and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a culturally diverse workplace and strongly encourage women, persons of color, LGBTQ individuals, veterans, persons with disabilities, and persons from other underrepresented groups to apply.

Current Employment Opportunities:

Director of Human Resources – Oakland, CA

Categories: Jobs
We're Hiring!
Position The Director of Human Resources reports directly to the Executive Director and is a member of the senior management team. You will work with a conscious, diverse and creative team that works hard to take our clients out of poverty and thriving towards a brighter future. You will be responsible for the overall management …

Read More

Grants Officer – Oakland, CA

Categories: Jobs
Grants Officer
Position We are seeking an experienced, culturally sensitive Grants Officer with a strong commitment to social justice, to be a member of our Grants & Contracts Team, at our Oakland office. Responsibilities As a member of BayLegal’s Grants & Contracts Team, the Grants Officer will: Maintain a portfolio of grants and contracts, including federal, state …

Read More

Youth Justice Attorney (Alameda County office)

Categories: Jobs
Position We are seeking a staff attorney to join our Youth Justice team. We are interested in candidates who are energetic, culturally competent and have a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy. The attorney will focus on providing civil legal services designed to meet the individualized needs of youth who are systems-involved, …

Read More

Youth Justice Attorney (Disability Rights Focus) – Alameda County

Categories: Jobs
We're hiring a Youth Justice Attorney
Youth Justice Attorney (Disability Rights Focus) – Alameda County Position: We are seeking a staff attorney to join our youth justice team. We are interested in candidates who are energetic, culturally competent and have a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy to represent youth who are involved in the juvenile delinquency system. …

Read More

Immigration Staff Attorney (South Bay)

Categories: Jobs
Job Description: We seek a culturally sensitive Staff Attorney with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy to join BayLegal’s immigration team.  We provide immigration legal services to noncitizen survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking throughout BayLegal’s seven county service areas. The Staff Attorney handles primarily U visas, …

Read More

Housing Attorney – Contra Costa County Regional Office

Categories: Jobs
Position: We are seeking a Housing Attorney to join our dynamic Housing Law practice group, which focuses on the preservation of fair and affordable housing, and represents clients who are at risk of displacement —one of the most critical issues facing low-income families in Contra Costa County. This position is based in our Richmond office …

Read More

Housing Attorney (temporary) – Santa Clara County Regional Office

Categories: Jobs
Job Description: We seek an energetic, culturally sensitive attorney with a strong commitment to public interest to represent individuals impacted by the criminal justice system. The attorney will assist in removing civil legal barriers impeding clients’ ability to obtain stable housing, employment, and other supports necessary for successful reentry to their families and communities. The …

Read More

Housing Attorney – San Francisco Regional Office

Categories: Jobs
Housing Attorney - San Francisco
Position: We are seeking a Housing Attorney to join our dynamic Housing Law practice group in San Francisco. Our housing attorneys focus on preserving tenancies for low-income and subsidized tenants in San Francisco. As part of the San Francisco’s Tenants’ Right to Counsel Initiative this position will focus on providing full-scope legal representation to tenants …

Read More

Reentry Attorney – Alameda and Contra Costa County Regional Offices

Categories: Jobs
Position: We are seeking a Reentry Attorney to join our dynamic Reentry Unit in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. The Reentry Unit removes obstacles to opportunity for the region’s formerly incarcerated residents and advances racial justice through direct advocacy, partnership with community-based organizations and service providers, and affirmative litigation. The Unit works collaboratively with BayLegal’s …

Read More

Temporary Reentry Attorney (Santa Clara County)

Categories: Jobs
Job Description: We seek an energetic, culturally sensitive attorney with a strong commitment to public interest to represent individuals impacted by the criminal justice system. The attorney will assist in removing civil legal barriers impeding clients’ ability to obtain stable housing, employment, and other supports necessary for successful reentry to their families and communities. The …

Read More

Reentry Attorney (Santa Clara County)

Categories: Jobs
Job Description: We seek an energetic, culturally sensitive attorney with a strong commitment to public interest to represent individuals impacted by the criminal justice system. The attorney will assist in removing civil legal barriers impeding clients’ ability to obtain stable housing, employment, and other supports necessary for successful reentry to their families and communities. The …

Read More

Legal Advice Line Attorney (bilingual) – (San José)

Categories: Jobs
Organization:  Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal) ensures fairness in the civil justice system for the most vulnerable members of our community. From Silicon Valley to Napa Valley, we help clients protect their livelihoods, their health, and their families. Our clients include the working poor, families with children, foster youth, seniors, immigrants, veterans, and persons with …

Read More