Are you a tenacious problem solver and social justice fighter? Do you want to join a dynamic nonprofit legal services organization dedicated to eliminating the use of exclusion and incarceration to help youth realize their potential? This is an exciting time to join TeamChild as we are in the midst of an ambitious effort to scale our impact across Washington!

One of our greatest assets is our staff and volunteers. They all hold an incredible amount of compassion for young people and are fierce believers in our mission. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, TeamChild is committed to promoting an environment free of barriers and discriminatory practices for its clients, Board, and staff.

We believe that racial and other social identities should be respected and affirmed. We strive to build an equitable and inclusive organization and provide our team of staff, volunteers and Board members with the tools to address institutionalized racism and other forms of oppression. All members of our team are responsible for providing and supporting an equitable and inclusive work environment that will enrich our interactions with each other and our products and services. This responsibility provides the foundation for empowering the children and families that we serve so their needs are justly represented and their desires amply fulfilled.

Job Opportunities

  • Statewide Director of Legal Services: TeamChild is seeking a full-time Director of Legal Services who will be responsible for leading and maintaining our high quality and holistic direct legal services program consistent with the organization’s values, vision and mission. The Director of Legal Services supervises four Managing Attorneys and the Juvenile Rehabilitation Institutions & Reentry Project staff and oversees the onboarding, training, and professional development of all attorney and non-attorney legal services staff. For full job description see below.

STATEWIDE Director of Legal Services

  • Yakima County Staff Attorney: TeamChild is seeking a full-time staff attorney in our Yakima County office. This is an opportunity to be part of a collaborative team that is dedicated to client-centered legal advocacy and working to continually reflect and improve our client services and office and program practices. Primary job duties include providing holistic civil legal representation to youth who are involved in the juvenile court and child welfare systems. The staff attorney is also responsible for other advocacy activities, including community training, outreach, and policy work on behalf of our client base. For full job description see below. The first review of applications will be conducted on September 1, 2020. 

YAKIMA Staff Attorney

Internship and Other Volunteer Opportunities

CALL US TeamChild staff are working remotely and can be reached by e-mail and phone. Track our advocacy efforts HERE.