East Bay Community Law Center/Berkeley Law Seeks Public Benefits & Homeless Rights Director

The East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC), which is part of the Clinical Program at Berkeley Law, is hiring a Public Benefits & Homeless Rights Director. The Director will coordinate and supervise EBCLC’s public benefits and homelessness work. The ideal candidate is a strong legal advocate, strategic thinker and supervisor, with excellent project management and organizational skills; prior experience and a love for teaching law students; and a passion for working with low-income people. The Director will be supervised by the Managing Director of EBCLC’s Health & Welfare Program.

EBCLC is a non-profit organization founded in 1988 to provide high quality legal services to low-income clients and educational opportunities for law students and community volunteers. As Berkeley’s community-based clinic, EBCLC is the largest provider of free legal services for low-income residents in the East Bay, with a staff of 40 and 150 law students assisting 5,000 clients each year. Public benefits and homelessness are areas in which EBCLC has provided services since its inception 25 years ago.

A full description of the position, as well as application instructions, can be found online.  Deadline is Sept. 14, 2014, with applications accepted on a rolling basis.