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Employment

We’re hiring a Social Worker. The Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights (LCCR) seeks a Supervising Social Worker for the East Baton Rouge Client Services Team.  It is a senior role whose primary responsibility is to ensure – through direct client services, supervision and professional development of staff, and practice management – that the social workers, youth advocates, and social work interns on the team provide high-quality, client-directed support for every eligible youth in East Baton Rouge Parish Juvenile Court. The full job description is available here.

We’re hiring a JLWOP Staff Attorney. The Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights (LCCR) seeks an experienced and highly motivated staff attorney as a critical team member of LCCR’s Miller defense team. The Juvenile Life Without Parole (JLWOP) Staff Attorney will directly represent children and adults convicted as children who face life without parole sentences in pretrial, sentencing and re-sentencing litigation. This is an opportunity for a highly motivated individual to play an integral role in the development of best practices for defense teams representing children who face life without parole sentences across Louisiana. The full job description is available here

We’re hiring a staff attorney. The Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights (LCCR) seeks a staff attorney for its Children’s Defense Team, which provides holistic legal representation for children in delinquency and status offender proceedings as the juvenile public defender in New Orleans. Staff attorneys coordinate teams of investigators, social workers, and case managers to support New Orleans’ young people to
achieve their legal and life goals. The full job description is available here.

Internships

Investigative interns assist in finding and developing material for the defense of LCCR clients. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

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Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Statement

LCCR is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that is committed to the fair treatment of all.   We do not tolerate discrimination based upon race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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