Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is Washington’s largest legal aid program, interacting with more than 20,000 applicants and clients each year. In addition to direct representation of clients, NJP pursues its mission of Combating Injustice • Strengthening Communities • Protecting Human Dignity by providing many self-help resources to those in need of legal assistance. NJP has a large web presence with the very active WashingtonLawHelp.org (WLH) and NJP’s YouTube channel.
NJP is adding a Temporary Public Legal Education Attorney. This position will work with other Legal Media Team staff in creating, updating, and disseminating content in all media: WLH, YouTube, Facebook and print. Specific emphasis will be placed on the development of plain language, multi-media, and if possible, interactive client and community education tools about the eviction moratorium, eviction defense, and applicable changes to landlord/tenant law.
The Temporary Public Legal Education Attorney will report to the Legal Media Team Managing Attorney.
This is a full-time, fully benefited position with funding for one year. In addition to this temporary opportunity, NJP anticipates the Washington State Legislature may increase its investment in housing justice, enabling NJP to further increase staffing in regular, long term positions. NJP has a long history of filling open positions through existing staff, thus there is potential for longer term employment should the funding be received.
For more information, including how to apply, click here.