Monday, September 18, 2017

Vera is Hiring


Let your graduates know - the Vera Institute of Justice is looking to fill a position in its Los Angeles office. They're seeking a Senior Program Associate to work within its Center on Immigration and Justice on the National Qualified Representative Program (NQRP).

The NQRP is the first program to provide appointed counsel to detained adults in immigration proceedings with serious mental illness. Nationwide in scope, the NQRP operates in partnership with a growing network of over 30 multidisciplinary teams of holistic legal services providers.

The NQRP sits at the intersection of immigration, mental health, and criminal law, policy, practice, and program management, and offers work in a fast-paced, collaborative, creative space at the cutting edge of legal representation for a specific vulnerable population in immigration proceedings.

This is a full-time position based in Los Angeles. Apply here:

The Vera Institute of Justice, founded in 1961, is an independent, non-partisan, nonprofit organization that combines expertise in research, technical assistance, and demonstration projects to assist leaders in government and civil society examine justice policy and practice, and improve the systems people rely on for justice and safety. Vera is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity in the workplace.


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