This entry level position will work with and support staff and attorneys across all of Advancement Project’s programs and initiatives. Current program areas include voter protection, ending the schoolhouse-to jailhouse-track, immigrant justice, and guaranteeing the right to vote.
- Strong writing, communication and factual research skills, including editing, cite checking, and the ability to distill and present data.
- Intermediate to advanced computer and data entry skills, including familiarity with MS Word and basic Excel calculations.
- Enthusiasm for work in various program areas.
- Demonstrated commitment to racial justice and the ability to work with communities of color.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative/team environment.
- Ability to prioritize tasks, work under deadlines, and juggle multiple tasks/assignments.
- The ability to analyze legal and factual documents for accuracy.
- Strong analytical abilities.
- High level of motivation and initiative.
- Sense of humor.
- Comfort working with and analyzing numbers, including Census data.
- Paralegal skills or experience; including some knowledge of legal terminology and principles, and the ability to interact well with attorneys as well as grassroots community leaders.
- Experience tracking state and/or federal legislation.
- Experience submitting and/or tracking public records requests.
- Experience conducting and transcribing interviews.
- Experience using database management systems, such as Microsoft Access.
- Experience using graphic design software.
- Substantive experience working in any of Advancement Project’s program areas.
- Fluency in more than one language.
Deadline: Open until filled.
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