Los Angeles, CA, United States
Oct 27, 2020
St. John's Well Child & Family Center is the largest non-profit community health center in Downtown Los Angeles and South Los Angeles with 19 health centers including two mobile centers. We have a wonderful opportunity for a Public Interest Attorney working on advocacy and policy impact on behalf of St. John's Well Child & Family Center.
Experience with or strong interest in advocacy work and policy impact. Ability to work effectively with a diverse range of groups, including people of color, people who are without shelter, people with low incomes, immigrants, non-English speakers, people living with mental and physical disabilities, people experiencing domestic violence, service providers, government employees, and community partners.
Provide representation, advocacy work and policy impact on behalf of St. Johnâ€™s Well Child & Family Center:
to increase access to healthcare services;
prevent cuts in funding and programs for community health centers;
challenge policy decisions which reduce access to healthcare for under served communities, including:
communities of color;
people experiencing homelessness;
people with HIV/AIDS and other chronic diseases.
provide periodic legal training for medical providers, community partners, and client groups;
staff an on-site legal clinic for patients in need of advice and support;
complete administrative tasks, such as those related to grant and services reporting. Additional tasks as assigned by President & CEO;