Advocacy

LASSMC – LIBRE Project Coordinator/Benefits Assistor

The Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County (LASSMC) seeks a dynamic and organized person who is passionate about immigrant rights to support the LIBRE program and help families and individuals to access public benefits. LIBRE (Linking Immigrants to Benefits, Resources, and Education) is a growing multi-agency collaboration that offers community outreach and education concerning eligibility for public benefits and immigration-related issues, application assistance, and legal services to access public benefits and immigration relief.

LASSMC – Health Law Attorney

The Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County (LASSMC) seeks an attorney with a passion for health equity and social justice advocacy to join our Health Consumer Center (HCC). The HCC helps resolve legal problems related to health care access for low-income people. The HCC works with state and local partners to provide outreach and education and to engage in systemic advocacy to eliminate barriers to health coverage and health care. The HCC is a partner in the Health Consumer Alliance, a statewide network of independent consumer assistance programs.

LASSMC – Supervising Attorney, Health Consumer Center

The Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County (LASSMC) seeks an experienced attorney with a passion for health equity and social justice advocacy to supervise the Health Consumer Center (HCC). The HCC helps resolve legal problems related to health care access for low-income people. The HCC works with state and local partners to provide outreach and education and to engage in systemic advocacy to eliminate barriers to health coverage and health care. The HCC is a partner in the Health Consumer Alliance, a statewide network of independent consumer assistance programs.

CORA – Bilingual Family Advocate

The purpose of this position is to provide housing advocacy, case management and supportive services for domestic violence survivors and their families while they increase their self-sufficiency and transition into permanent housing. The Family Advocate will assess eligibility in transitional housing, provide case management and advocacy toward personal safety and increased self-sufficiency, provide education around budgeting and similar life skills, and assist families in locating and determining appropriateness of long-term housing options. The position will also provide support to CORA’s other supportive housing programs. This position involves responsibilities at multiple sites throughout San Mateo County.

Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County – General Plan Coordinator

Are you looking to start a career in affordable housing development, local politics, or land use? This job would be a great first step! In this role, you’ll learn the nitty-gritty of local zoning codes and the entitlement process, all while gaining access to national leaders in land use policy. This job will be more fun if you’re an extrovert and enjoy talking to people about housing and their community. We’re an organization with lofty goals and a mission that’s always in the headlines - we just need to tell more people who we are!