Join Children’s Law Center of California (CLC) and become part of an amazing team of change-makers advocating for children and youth, strengthening families and communities, and striving to break the intergenerational cycle of foster care. CLC is the largest children’s legal services organization in the nation, currently serving 30,000 clients in Los Angeles, Sacramento, and Placer Counties. We are a dynamic non-profit organization that is consistently evolving to ensure our clients’ well-being and success through a multi-disciplinary, independent, and informed approach to advocacy. We prioritize an inclusive culture that celebrates diversity and encourages our employees to bring their unique, whole selves to work. CLC strives to reflect the communities we serve, and we encourage dedicated professionals with varied backgrounds and perspectives, including those with lived experience, to pursue careers with CLC.
Our team provides an unparalleled level of expertise in a highly specialized area of the law and offers a unique opportunity for attorneys, paralegals, investigators, and administrative staff who wish to assist in the representation of children and youth who have experienced abuse and neglect in our foster care system.
To Apply: Applicants must apply directly on CLC’s website. Applications received through any other means will not be considered. Please include a detailed cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications for the position. Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.
Attorney for Children & Youth – Multiple Offices
CLC seeks passionate attorneys for our Monterey Park and Lancaster offices. CLC attorneys work closely with supervisors, social work investigators, various subject matter experts, peer advocates, support staff, and other CLC attorneys. Attorneys provide client-directed advocacy and legal advice to children, age 0-21, alleged to be victims of abuse and neglect. Please click on your preferred location to apply.
CARE Team Supervisor – Sacramento
The CARE Team provides a collaborative and intensive model of legal representation and service delivery to some of CLC’s most high need clients, including youth involved in the juvenile justice system, those with high-end mental health needs, and those who have been sexually trafficked. The supervisor will routinely be called upon to consult with and support all CLCNC staff.
Social Work Investigator – Multiple Offices
Become an advocate for children and youth! CLC seeks passionate Social Worker Investigators to join our multi-disciplinary team of change-makers in our Monterey Park, Lancaster, and Sacramento offices. Please click on your preferred location to apply.
The Peer Advocate will work closely with CLC’s transition-age youth (TAY) clients, particularly those youth who are young adults in foster care and their attorneys, helping to ensure youth have access to the necessary resources and services to prepare for life after foster care.
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Health & Wellness
The health and wellness of our staff is essential to us. Therefore, we offer generous Family and Medical Leave policies, health plans, and more. We also offer flexible spending accounts for child care and health expenses.
We all need time to relax, recharge, heal, and be there for our families. Therefore, CLC offers 15 PTO days and 10 sick days in the first year. In addition, CLC observes all California state holidays.
Security & Savings
Life happens, and we’re here to support our team and their families. Benefits include basic life and long-term disability insurance. We also offer a 403(b) Retirement Plan with up to a 6% employer match.