Careers

Careers and Internships

Join Our Team

Our team is full of thoughtful, experienced, and committed individuals who show up every day to advocate for young people and their families, to challenge systems, and to strive to make our communities better.

Finance and Human Resources Manager

The Finance & Human Resources Manager is primarily responsible for all aspects of financial activity of the organization, as well as a number of other general administrative management functions. The Finance Manager is someone with solid work ethic, attention to detail, and impeccable integrity, always working with a strong commitment to the organization’s mission and a sense of urgency towards those we serve. We are looking for someone interested in growing with us as an organization and supporting our team in reaching even more children, youth, and families across the state.

Submissions will be accepted through August 12, 2022 or until the position is filled.

Bilingual Paralegal/Legal 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 Bilingual Paralegal/Legal Assistant primarily supports the Domestic Violence program, with additional duties across all program areas. This position requires excellent organizational skills, careful attention to detail, and strong communication skills in both English and Spanish.

Submissions will be accepted through August 12, 2022, or until position is filled.

Staff Attorney (2)

We are seeking to hire two staff attorneys. One will primarily work in our Caregiver Advocacy Program (CAP), where we provide legal assistance so that non-parent caregivers (relatives, foster parents, and kin) are able to provide stable homes for children and youth through legal guardianship, custody, adoption, or other legal means.

The second staff attorney position will primarily work in our Education Advocacy Program, where our team delivers legal services on a variety of education issues, including special education (e.g., evaluations, IEPs, Section 504 plans, manifestation determination reviews, etc.); school discipline (e.g., suspensions, expulsions, etc.); enrollment and school transfers; Title IX investigations; bullying and harassment; and others.

Submissions will be accepted through August 12, 2022, or until each position is filled. These positions are immediately available, so we encourage interested applicants to apply in a timely fashion.

Safe Babies Court Team Community Coordinator

The Community Coordinator will work in collaboration with the 18th Judicial District (Arapahoe County) judicial and child welfare leadership, community partners, and stakeholders to fully implement and evaluate the local Safe Babies Court Team™ (SBCT) initiative.

In an effort to improve community and systematic responsiveness to the needs of infants and toddlers, the Community Coordinator facilitates collaboration among community stakeholders, organizes and guides professionals through case activities, coordinates Family Team Meetings, provides community-wide and Infant Toddler Court Team specific educational opportunities, tracks monthly follow-up activities for each case monitored by the Infant Toddler Court Team, conducts on-going data collection for outcome tracking, and champions for the interests of infants, toddlers and their families within the child welfare system.

Submissions will be accepted, and reviewed on a rolling basis, through September 1, 2022, or until position is filled.

 
Fellowship Position
 

The Children’s Law Center invites letters of interest from applicants interested in applying for a post-graduate fellowship hosted by our agency. We are interested in supporting projects for applications by rising 3Ls, recent law grads, and judicial clerks to the Skadden Fellowship Foundation, Equal Justice Works, or other fellowship programs. A successful candidate will be able to create a fellowship proposal rooted in their passion and experience, while also seeking to expand or enhance the Children’s Law Center’s existing work and mission.

Submissions will be accepted through August 1, 2022 or until position is filled.

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.