Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Pro Bono Program Assistant

Pro Bono Program Assistant
Esperanza seeks a full-time Program Assistant for our Pro Bono and Capacity Building Program. This program is responsible for all pro bono attorney and volunteer coordination as well as development activities that support Esperanza’s various programs.

At a glance


Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project




Los Angeles, US

Job posted:

7 February 2024

Key Responsibilities

The Pro Bono Program Assistant will work on recruiting and maintaining communication with pro bono attorneys and volunteers, managing databases and assisting in the overall management and retention of volunteers. The Pro Bono Program Assistant will also assist with maintaining pro bono manuals and pro bono resources. The Pro Bono Program Assistant may assist with pro bono intakes for detained adults, unaccompanied minors, released adults and families identified through our Community Education Programs. The Pro Bono Program Assistant will put together and advertise Esperanza’s fundraisers and events. The Pro Bono Assistant will assist with social media across multiple platforms. The Pro Bono Program Assistant will assist and report directly to the Pro Bono and Capacity Building Directing Attorney.

The Successful Candidate

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or at least 5 years of related experience;
  • Proficiency in oral and written Spanish preferred; 
  • Experience working in a nonprofit organization preferred;
  • Experience working with immigrant communities preferred; 
  • Prior experience in a coordinator roll highly desirable; 
  • Ability to work independently on a variety of projects at once required.
  • Strong verbal communication, phone and writing skills; 
  • Strong typing and computer skills including MS Word, Excel, Mail Merges, etc.; and
  • Passion for social justice for immigrants and vulnerable communities.   
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