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.
Fellowships and Internships
Children’s Law Center hosts a comprehensive, hands-on internship program. Generally, law clerk or intern positions are available for spring, summer, or fall.
The CLC social worker consults and collaborates with attorneys on clinically complex cases involved with the District of Columbia abuse and neglect system. The CLC social worker utilizes a trauma-focused, attachment informed, and culturally humble approach to assess client and family needs, identify appropriate interventions, and to advocate for the best interests of clients.
The Staff Attorney will represent parents and caregivers in education/special education, health care access and housing matters, and will advocate to address other health-harming legal needs families are experiencing.