Career Opportunities

Join our growing team to support immigrant families in our community! Learn more about open positions at IIBA below.

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.

Office Manager, Redwood City

The Office Manager is the senior administrative position for the IIBA’s Redwood City Offices. The Office Manager develops and manages the administrative systems and procedures for both Redwood City offices, supervises Administrative Assistant(s), and ensures administrative support to the caseworkers, Program Director, and Director of Programs. The Office Manager will ensure the smooth running of the office and help improve procedures and day-to-day operations.

Co-Director of Grants, San Francisco

The Co-Director of Grants position will work in partnership with IIBA’s current Director of Grants.  The Co-Director roles will be responsible for the overall management of IIBA’s multiple grant programs.  This includes the effective oversight of IIBA’s government and foundation contracts and grant awards.  This position will primarily focus on the management and acquisition of foundation grants.

Senior Administrative Assistant, Oakland

The Senior Administrative Assistant is responsible for implementing and maintaining IIBA Administrative Policies and Procedures, assisting the Directing Attorney with grant data tracking, as well as office management and administrative duties. This position will ensure that administrative systems and procedures support the delivery of high quality immigration legal services for the Oakland office. The Senior Administrative Assistant will supervise the Administrative Assistant position.

Director of Communications, San Francisco

IIBA seeks an accomplished and strategic Director of Communications to lead all marketing and communications efforts for IIBA. IIBA seeks a Director of Communication to be the strategic voice of the organization to amplify and elevate immigrant voices and help address the critical issues that face immigrants and their families. The Director of Communication, in partnership with IIBA leadership, helps shape the narrative that drives impact and broadens IIBA’s audience. The successful Director is a dynamic storyteller who can share the stories of the immigrants we serve and can help translate complex issues to a diverse constituency. The right candidate is someone who shares a passion for the work and mission of IIBA, and has excellent communication and social media skills, and enjoys working individually and as part of a team. The ideal candidate is flexible and responsive to competing priorities.

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 / Extern / Law Clerk

IIBA is interested in hosting law students during the academic year as part- or full-time interns or externs, and during the summer as full-time law clerks. Interns, externs, and 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 law students and recent law school graduates to apply for externally-funded legal fellowships. 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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