Job Postings


POSTED 3/30/18


LOCATION

Richmond, Virginia

DEPARTMENT

Legal

DEADLINE DATE

April 15, 2018

The American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia seeks a dynamic individual to join its team and help expand its litigation capacity and accomplishments as the premier advocacy organization for civil liberties and civil rights in the Commonwealth. The Secular Society Women’s Rights Advocacy Counsel (the Counsel) will contribute to the accomplishment of organizational goals related to the elimination of sex discrimination and expansion of abortion access by working with the legal, advocacy and communications teams on integrated advocacy projects related to those strategic priorities.

The Counsel will also bring a “gender lens” to other work of the ACLU of Virginia including criminal law reform, privacy and technology, freedom of speech and religion, and voting rights. The Counsel will develop and litigate impact cases in state and federal court and serve as women’s rights advocacy counsel to the ACLU of Virginia’s advocacy and communications teams. The Counsel will also participate in non-litigation advocacy to advance women’s rights including legislative support, public speaking and education, recruitment and supervision of cooperating attorneys/ interns/volunteers, and fundraising as necessary.

Job Title: The Secular Society Women’s Rights Advocacy Counsel

Date: May 1, 2018

Department: Legal

Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt

Job Reports To: Legal Director

Job Summary: The Secular Society Women’s Rights Advocacy Counsel will bring a “gender lens” to the work of the ACLU of Virginia including criminal law reform, privacy and technology, freedom of speech and religion, voting rights and more traditional women’s rights issues including abortion access. The Counsel will develop and litigate impact cases in state and federal court and serve as women’s rights advocacy counsel to the ACLU of Virginia’s advocacy and communications teams. The Counsel will also participate in non-litigation advocacy to advance women’s rights including legislative support, public speaking and education, recruitment and supervision of cooperating attorneys/interns/volunteers, and fundraising as necessary.

Term of Appointment: This is a grant funded position with an indefinite term. The initial appointment will be for two years with continued employment dependent on the continued availability of grant funds.

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