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Turn your passion for the social justice into a career! As a multiethnic coalition of community organizations and individuals, CHIRLA aims to foster greater understanding of issues that affect immigrant communities, provide a neutral forum for discussion, and unite immigrant groups to more effectively advocate for positive change. CHIRLA’s programs include coalition building and convening of organizations, advocacy around issues affecting immigrants and refugees, community education, service provision and technical assistance, and organizing and leadership development for immigrant workers and youth.
CHIRLA is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all Federal, State, and Los Angeles City equal employment opportunity laws. CHIRLA does not discriminate against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of alienage or citizenship status, race, creed, color, religious, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Current Openings

Call Center and Data Manager


The Call Center and Data Manager is responsible for leading the day to day oversight of our call center and managing various data across the organization. Our call center is designed but not limited to run electoral campaigns, patch through calls to different elected officials, and membership recruitment. The Call Center and Data Manager will hire, prepare, and supervise up to 45 call center operators through various campaign cycles. In addition, the Call Center and Data Manager will help manage calls and run voter data. Reports and report backs from the various data will be given to the Director of Civic Engagement as needed. This requires an individual who is able to manage several program deliverables throughout the year, be impact driven, engage individuals, and be able to do fast turnaround projects.

To apply, send résumé and cover letter to;

Subject line should read; Call Center and Data Manager

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Staff Attorney



The Staff Attorney will provide affirmative immigration relief services; provide representation of clients in deportation proceedings and pursue community-based systemic reform and advocacy aimed at reforming unforgiving federal immigration laws.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to;

Subject line should read; Staff Attorney- Pacoima Office

Subject line should read; Staff Attorney - Los Angeles Office

Subject line should read; Staff Attorney – Porterville Office

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Statewide Civic Engagement Organizer


The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA) is seeking a passionate and motivated individual to organize immigrant families in different regions of the state of California. The Statewide Civic Engagement Organizer will be in charge of developing CHIRLA membership base in strategic areas of the state. This position will collaborate with our organizing department to expand and develop the statewide organizing infrastructure at CHIRLA. This position will work directly with the Director of Civic Engagement, to get our membership base ready for future regional electoral campaigns that will get our Latino and Immigrant Communities out to vote. This position requires you to understand grassroots organizing, and be able to implement one-one, house visits, trainings, lobby visits, actions, and strategy. Having electoral and outreach experience is required. The Statewide Civic Engagement Organizer needs to be highly organized, energetic, and capable of motivating and managing staff and volunteers and be able to manage large quantities of data. 

To apply, send resume and cover letter to;

Subject Line should read; Statewide Civic Engagement Organizer

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