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Are you a tenacious advocate for kids?

We are known for our smart, talented and passionate staff – and we have nearly 100 dedicated lawyers, social workers, investigators and operations staff who embody these characteristics.

We are always looking for talented additions to our team. Whether you join us as a pro bono attorney, donor, intern, or full-time staff member, DC's most vulnerable children and families need you. You can watch the video at the right to see some of our staff in action!

We have been ranked by the Washington Post as a top workplace, and have been named one of the NonProfit Times' best places to work three times. Children's Law Center nurtures a supportive environment where staff have the support and flexibility they need while making a big impact in the community. We value the diverse skills and experiences that our staff members bring to our work.

Open Positions

Administrative Assistant to Legal Programs

The Administrative Assistant to Legal Programs is a part-time position that provides administrative support to several legal programs at Children’s Law Center. The position is temporary and subject to review at any time. The ability to prioritize and communicate effectively is essential. This individual must be able to manage their own time, pay close attention to detail, and meet deadlines.

Manager of Talent Development and Inclusion

The Manager of Talent Development and Inclusion is responsible for supporting the Chief Talent and Equity Officer (CTEO) in implementing the organizational strategic plan for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). This position supports CLC’s efforts to be a diverse, anti-racist, equitable and inclusive organization. The successful candidate will possess knowledge of and experience with inclusion, equity, and diversity concepts, adult learning theory/ instructional design, organizational development, and change management.

HR Manager

The Human Resource Manager will manage and direct the routine functions of the Human Resources (HR) including a focus on diversity and equity in hiring, sourcing, screening, and interviewing staff, administering pay, benefits, and leave, and company policies and practices. This position supports CLC’s efforts to be a diverse, anti-racist, equitable and inclusive organization with solid talent and HR policies, practices, and procedures.

Family Law Supervising Attorney

This position is part of our Pro Bono Program, which comprises our in-house domestic relations practice as well as our external volunteer program.  This position focuses on our in-house domestic relations practice and supports our external volunteer program through training and mentorship.

Fellowships and Internships

Law Clerk and Internship Program Openings

Children’s Law Center (CLC) hosts a comprehensive, hands-on internship program. Generally, law clerk and intern positions are available for spring, summer, or fall semester. The following projects within Children’s Law Center may accept law clerks: Guardian ad litem Project (GAL), Heathy Together (HT, Medial-Legal Partnership), HT/GAL Special Education Project, the Policy Team, and the Pro Bono (Family Law) Program. Law clerk positions require that applicants are either currently enrolled in or recently graduated from law school. CLC’s Communications Team, Development Team, Evaluation and Learning Team, Policy Team, and Pro Bono Program may also accept interns.