Full Time

Paralegal, Legal Action Program (Bilingual English/Spanish) at Justice in Motion (formerly Global Workers Justice Alliance)

Fields: law, immigrants, human rights, Latin America, paralegal

Location: Brooklyn New York

Deadline: ASAP – desired start date July 1.

Details and Requirements: Justice in Motion is a non-profit organization with the mission of protecting migrant rights across borders. At the core of this mission is the belief that all migrants should be treated fairly and should have access to justice, and that in today’s globalized world, cross-border partnerships within civil society are essential to fair treatment and justice for migrants. To this end, Justice in Motion has designed an innovative model which partners US and Canadian lawyers with members of Justice in Motion’s Defender Network to collaborate on concrete legal cases for migrants. The Defender Network is comprised of human rights lawyers and community-based organizations in Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua. Justice in Motion’s legal action, capacity building, and policy programs provide advocates throughout the region with the necessary skills, knowledge, and connections to ensure migrants have access to justice wherever and whenever they need it.

Required: 4-year university degree; Fluent in English and Spanish (speaking and writing); Able to understand, relate to, and communicate with people across a variety of backgrounds (educational, cultural, language, and geographic); Willingness to travel internationally;’ Sense of humor. Preferred: Skilled with using databases (Salesforce) and data entry, preferably in a legal setting where entering client or case-based information; Experience traveling, studying, or working in Mexico or Central America; Interest in migration or international work; Demonstrated commitment to social justice. This is an entry level non-exempt position.

Apply Here: http://justiceinmotion.org/join-us/