Career Opportunities

Join our growing team! Learn more about open positions at IIBA below.

Paralegal, San Francisco County/Community College

The Immigration Institute of the Bay Area (IIBA) is seeking a full-time paralegal who will provide access to immigration legal services to students, staff and faculty on a community college campus in San Francisco County. This position supports IIBA’s mission by providing quality immigration-specific paralegal services, including documentation preparation and forms completion, under the supervision of an attorney. A portion of the paralegal’s time will also be spent on a range of immigration cases in IIBA’s San Francisco office that are not directly tied to the community college legal services project.   

Pro Bono Director  

The Pro Bono Director will work in collaboration with the Executive Director, the Legal Director, and the Development Director to implement and expand on the strategic plan to strengthen and expand pro bono support from lawyers, non-lawyers, private law firms, corporations, and other partners. This is a key position for the organization in advancing our goals around building IIBA’s capacity.

Administrative Assistant, San Francisco 

The primary purpose of the Administrative Assistant is to provide administrative support for IIBA San Francisco immigration legal program. The Administrative Assistant will ensure the smooth running of the office and help improve procedures and day-to-day operations.

Administrative Assistant, Redwood City

The primary purpose of the Administrative Assistant is to provide administrative support for IIBA Redwood City immigration legal program. The Administrative Assistant will ensure the smooth running of the office and help improve procedures and day-to-day operations.

Executive Administrative Assistant, San Francisco

The Executive Administrative Assistant position provides support to the Executive Director, and provides auxiliary support to the Director of Development & the Communication Manager on specific initiatives including IIBA’s annual fundraising event, Comedy Night for Immigrant Rights. A successful candidate will be a team player and a self-starter who is highly organized and able to prioritize, has a strong sense of responsibility, and possesses good verbal and written communication skills. This is a great opportunity for someone who would like to learn and grow within the nonprofit field.

Senior Staff Attorney, Oakland

The Senior Staff Attorney supports IIBA’s mission by providing quality immigration-specific legal service, advice, and representation in support of low income individuals; provides supervision for staff, volunteers and new hires; represents IIBA at events for clients, and partner organizations; and maintains high standards for legal protocols and record keeping. 

Law Student Intern / Law Clerk

IIBA is interested in hosting law students during summer 2023 as full-time law clerks at one of our seven offices. Law clerks will gain experience in humanitarian immigration law through work on individual legal cases and, depending on the needs of the office, outreach or other special projects. These are unpaid positions.

Immigration Legal Fellowship

The Immigration Institute of the Bay Area (IIBA) invites graduating law students and recent law school graduates to apply for externally-funded legal fellowships beginning in the fall of 2022. Legal Fellows will be placed at one of IIBA’s seven offices, where they will support IIBA’s mission by providing immigration legal service, advice, and representation in support of low-income individuals.

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