Careers

Careers and Internships

Join Our Team

We are a team of talented professionals who are passionate about our mission to transform the lives of abused, neglected and at-risk children through compassionate legal advocacy, clinical services, education and public policy reform. 

Development Director

The Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center is a non-profit legal organization with the mission of advocating for children and youth, driving systemic reform, and boldly challenging the status quo so that every young person who has experienced trauma or instability has the opportunity to thrive. Our work builds on a 40-year history of advocacy with a current annual fundraising budget of approximately $1.6 million. The Development Director is responsible for budget, strategy, and implementation of the organization’s financial development and communications efforts as they relate to fundraising including, but not limited to: major gifts, corporate & foundation relationships, special events, planned giving, direct mail, and overall marketing. This person will oversee development-related staff/contractors and highlevel volunteers, and will work closely with the Executive Director, who sees herself as a key part of the development team. The Development Director is someone with solid work ethic, attention to detail, and graceful persistence, always working with a strong commitment to the organization’s mission and a sense of urgency towards those we serve.

Administrative Assistant

The Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center (RMCLC) is a non-profit legal organization with the mission of advocating for children and youth, driving systemic reform, and boldly challenging the status quo so that every young person who has experienced trauma or instability has the opportunity to thrive. The onsite Administrative Assistant supports the staff, manages essential office functions, serves as primary receptionist to callers and visitors, provides resources and referrals to callers to address their specific needs and circumstances, and acts as Spanish interpreter/translator for program staff and clients. This position requires excellent organizational skills, careful attention to detail, and strong communication skills in both English and Spanish.

Deputy Executive Director/Chief Legal Director

The Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center (RMCLC) is a non-profit legal organization with the mission of advocating for children and youth, driving systemic reform, and boldly challenging the status quo so that every young person who has experienced trauma or instability has the opportunity to thrive. The Deputy Executive Director/Chief Legal Director works alongside the Executive Director to develop and implement a vision for high-quality legal advocacy to meet the needs of children and families across Colorado. This position oversees RMCLC programming and provides mentoring, supervision, and training support to RMCLC staff.

 
Spring Externship Program – Law Students (Virtual/In Person)
 
Our Spring Externship Program is designed to expose committed and talented public interest law students to all aspects of legal advocacy for abused, neglected and trauma-exposed children. Current second- and third-year law students will have the opportunity to work on projects spanning the Law Center’s Caregiver Advocacy, Domestic Violence, Education, Young Adult Legal Assistance, and Youth Empowerment practice groups. Past volunteer, internship, or career-related experience in family law, special education, civil legal services (tenant rights and eviction, identification, government assistance, expungement, and discrimination), or juvenile law matters is useful—but not essential.
 
Summer Internship Program – Law Students (Virtual/In Person)
 
Our Summer Internship Program is designed to expose committed and talented public interest law students to all aspects of legal advocacy for abused, neglected and trauma-exposed children. Rising second- and third-year law students will have the opportunity to work on projects spanning the Law Center’s Caregiver Advocacy, Domestic Violence, Education, Young Adult Legal Assistance, and Youth Empowerment practice groups. Past volunteer, internship, or career-related experience in family law, special education, civil legal services (tenant rights and eviction, identification, government assistance, expungement, and discrimination), or juvenile law matters is useful—but not essential.