The Tahirih Justice Center Seeks Director of the Washington, DC/Baltimore, MD Area Office

The Tahirih Justice Centeris a national non-profit organization that supports the courage of immigrant women and girls who refuse to be victims of violence by providing holistic legal services and advocacy in courts, Congress, and communities. Through pro bono holistic legal services and public policy advocacy, Tahirih protects women and girls seeking protection from gender-based human rights abuses such as domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, female genital mutilation, honor crimes and forced marriage.

Position Summary: Tahirih is entering an exciting period of growth nationally and seeks to hire a full-time Director for its Washington / Baltimore Area offices, which includes physical locations in Falls Church, VA and Baltimore, MD. The Director will be responsible for ensuring high-quality holistic legal representation and social services case management for women and girls fleeing human rights abuses in immigration and family law cases; provide the public face for the organization among colleague organizations, funders, and media across the region; fundraise; and maintain the offices’ financial and operational integrity. The position requires someone who is expert in the legal representation of immigrant women and girls fleeing violence, and who will be able to shoulder the fundraising, management, and leadership responsibilities required for leading Tahirih in the Washington/Baltimore Area offices.

Annual salary and benefits: Annual salary is competitive and dependent on experience. Generous benefits including: 15 days of paid accrued vacation during the first year (20 days of vacation after the first year), additional week of vacation between Christmas and New Year’s, flex-spending account, sick and parental leave, fully-paid health and dental insurance coverage, 403(b) plan, in-house training programs, staff enrichment retreats and other professional development opportunities.

Submissions: Please email a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to Human Resources.

Please note: Candidates applying must have work authorization in theUnited States.

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