Massachusetts Advocates for Children (MAC) is a private non-profit child advocacy organization dedicated to being an independent and effective voice for children who face significant barriers to equal educational and life opportunities.
MAC is seeking a full-time or part-time (four days/week) senior-level attorney to: 1) manage its law office functions, including supervising staff attorneys, advocates and volunteers for cases and Helpline technical assistance, as well as overseeing pro bono recruitment; and 2) direct the Children’s Law Support Project of the statewide civil legal aid system through coalition building, training and technical assistance, legislative and administrative advocacy, and coordination of a children’s agenda.
Successful applicants will be self-starters with a law degree and minimum of five years litigation experience, particularly in special education; supervisory experience; systemic advocacy experience; coalition-building and group facilitation; and a passion for educational advocacy on behalf of vulnerable children.
MAC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. Attorneys of color are encouraged to apply. Excellent benefits package. Salary is commensurate with experience, with the starting full time salary in the range of $65,000 – $72,000.
To apply Mail your resume and a cover letter indicating your interest to: Tania Duarte Massachusetts Advocates for Children 25 Kingston St. 2nd floor Boston, MA 02111
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