Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

National Legal Director

New York City, Atlanta, Philadelphia or Washington, DC (currently remote/hybrid)

ACT’s legal department plays a critical role fighting for justice and dignity for low-income African immigrants. ACT is at an exciting inflection point of growth and expansion and seeking its first-ever National Legal Director to advance ACT’s strategic framework, support and manage a high impact, dedicated staff of attorneys and legal professionals, build strong local, regional, and national partnerships, and work with the Executive Director to scale ACT’s program model in other cities with substantial communities of African immigrants.

TO APPLY

This search is being led by Callie Carroll, Julian Jackson, and Yuniya Khan of NPAG. Due to the pace of this search, candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Candidates may submit their cover letter, outlining their interest and qualifications, along with their resume via NPAG’s candidate portal.

African Communities Together is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Download Complete Job Description Here

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New York Supervising Attorney

New York City, NY (currently remote/hybrid)

ACT’s New York based immigration legal program plays a critical role in fighting for justice and dignity for low-income African immigrants. The New York office works with a diverse, vibrant community of African immigrants, many of them from countries in West Africa. The legal department provides direct services, legal screening, litigation support, and public education campaigns for the communities it serves. At an exciting inflection point of growth and expansion, the Supervising Attorney will lead the New York immigration legal program and serve as ACT’s lead on a coordinate citywide initiative, ActionNYC, which works with immigrant communities across New York’s five boroughs, connecting individuals to no-cost legal consultations, document preparation and application assistance. The Supervising Attorney will oversee a DOJ certified paralegal staff who is currently on staff and expand the team as needed to screen and manage the intake process for new clients.

TO APPLY

This search is being led by Callie Carroll, Julian Jackson, and Yuniya Khan of NPAG. Due to the pace of this search, candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Candidates may submit their cover letter, outlining their interest and qualifications, along with their resume via NPAG’s candidate portal.

African Communities Together is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Download Complete Job Description Here

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To be considered for opportunities in the future, you may send a resume at any time to hiring@africans.us.

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