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Staff Attorney (Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Survivors Program)


 HIAS Pennsylvania is excited to announce a Staff Attorney opening in our Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Survivors Program. The Program represents survivors in their immigration matters with the goal of helping them reach safety and independence. We’re seeking an attorney bilingual in Spanish and English who is excited to join a dynamic team of advocates. Please share this announcement widely to anyone who might be interested. Thank you!


Required Qualifications

  • JD with experience working with immigrant populations 

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish

  • Ability to drive and possession of a valid U.S. driver’s license

  • Passion for HIAS PA’s mission and work

  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse colleagues, collaborators and stakeholders

  • Ability to work with individuals who have experienced trauma

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office / Microsoft 365 applications.


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 2-6 years of experience in immigration law, especially in VAWA self-petitions and U visas

  • Experience in a public interest organization

  • Experience working with survivors of domestic violence and/or sexual assault

  • Experience working with people who have experienced trauma

To Apply: 

To apply please send a resume and a cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications, in pdf format, to In the subject line, please state “Application for Staff Attorney – Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault”


We are accepting applications until the position is filled.



Submission Deadline: 
April 13, 2024
Organization Information: 
HIAS Pennsylvania
600 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States
Phone: 215-832-0900