CHLP is always interested in receiving resumes of people interested in attorney or advocate positions. Attorneys provide direct legal representation of low-income clients with disabilities in such civil matters as Social Security, Welfare, landlord-tenant disputes, debt collection, family law, and barrier-free accessibility. Advocates provide representation of clients before administrative tribunals (for example, at Social Security hearings). Resumes can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
When a specific opening arises, it will be posted here.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
The Community Health Law Project seeks applications for position of Managing Attorney for its Union/Hudson regional office. The position is the supervisor of a regional office and is directly responsible for the operations of said office. Learn More HERE.
As part of a comprehensive Housing Justice Program funded by the New Jersey legislature in response to the global pandemic, Rutgers Law School and the Community Health Law Project (“CHLP”) seek a Housing Justice Fellow for the South Jersey office of CHLP which is located in Collingswood, New Jersey. Applicants should have a demonstrated passion for social justice and should be eager to learn more about housing justice law. The Fellowship is intended to promote housing stability for low-income individuals with disabilities in housing matters throughout the southern counties in New Jersey, and will include representation and assistance related to evictions based on nonpayment of rent and/or other causes of action; illegal lockouts; habitability and rent control violations; reasonable accommodation requests; federally subsidized housing issues; ejectments; and housing issues with the Work First New Jersey Emergency Assistance program. The Fellowship is a one-year position but has the potential for a second-year renewal dependent on funding. Learn More HERE.