Main Areas of Responsibility:
NMELC is seeking a Staff Attorney dedicated to NMELC’s mission of working with communities to advance environmental justice and human rights. NMELC works in partnership with community organizations, coalitions and other stakeholders to build multi-strategy campaigns that address the systemic polluting of low-income communities of color and advance community health and sustainability. Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), women and LGBTQ+ candidates are encouraged to apply.
Additional Areas of Responsibility:
Staff Attorney engages in legal, policy and administrative advocacy, as well as coalition-building, fundraising, and media work. You will work closely with client communities to achieve client-directed priorities. You will also be responsible, in collaboration with the Executive Director and staff, for identifying, managing and advancing new campaign and litigation opportunities.
Deadline to apply is Tuesday, June 14, 2021.