Opportunities at the ACLU of Washington

Jobs

Published: 
Thursday, June 13, 2019
The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington (ACLU-WA) is seeking a full-time Organizer to engage and coordinate with socially, geographically, and politically diverse advocacy organizations on shared policy priorities and goals in state and local legislative advocacy and ballot initiatives and public education efforts to promote and protect civil liberties and civil rights.
Published: 
Thursday, June 13, 2019
The Development Assistant is an integral part of the Development Department, processing and acknowledging donations and responding to member inquiries. This job demands close attention to detail and accuracy.
Published: 
Thursday, June 13, 2019
This attorney position will give us the capacity to push forward our affirmative agenda as well as engage in fast-moving, defensive battles against the current administration’s policies.
Published: 
Thursday, June 13, 2019
The senior staff attorney will be responsible for maintaining an active docket of their own cases, typically with assistance from outside cooperating attorneys, as well as helping to supervise and mentor more junior attorneys in the department.

Internships

Published: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2019
At the ACLU, law students gain exposure to a broad range of civil liberties and civil rights issues and an opportunity to improve legal writing and research skills. Students work closely with staff attorneys conducting legal research, writing legal memoranda and drafting correspondence to government agencies in response to documented complaints of civil liberties and civil rights violations. Students also assist ACLU attorneys in the development of cases for litigation, preparation of cases for trial and submission of amicus curiae briefs in courts of appeal.
Published: 
Sunday, January 1, 2017
Interns review and investigate complaints alleging violations of civil liberties and assist callers on the ACLU Complaint and Referral Line. They work closely with ACLU legal staff and handle complaints covering a broad spectrum of issues, including free speech, student discipline, police practices, criminal law, and jail and prison conditions.