Job List

Domestic Violence Project

The Urban Justice Center (UJC) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advocating on behalf of NYC's most vulnerable citizens. The Domestic Violence Project (DVP) at the Urban Justice Center is seeking to hire a Fall Legal Intern to work with and on behalf of victims of domestic violence. DVP's mission is to help victims of domestic violence and their children live free of violence and abuse. We consider domestic violence in any type of relationship, regardless of gender or sexual identity, to be a human rights violation. Our work focuses on providing legal and social work services to promote justice and vigorously defend and protect victims' human rights. To accomplish this, our attorneys, social workers and advocates provide legal representation in NYC Family and Integrated Domestic Violence Courts, mental health services, advocacy, case management, and on-going domestic violence education and outreach activities throughout the five boroughs of New York City.
DVP seeks a Fall Legal Intern to work within a legal-psychosocial framework with survivors of domestic violence to provide assistance to Family Law attorneys in matters concerning orders of protection, custody, visitation and child/spousal support. This internship placement may be for any of the 5 boroughs.

Veteran Advocacy Project

The Veteran Advocacy Project (VAP) seeks a supervising attorney.

Urban Justice Center

UJC seeks an individual to join their growing fiscal management team.

Street Vendor Project

The Interim Manager of Institutional Giving is a part-time (2-3 days a week) temporary position (October 24, 2016- March 31, 2017) to cover for a parental leave. There is a possibility of continued employment with the Street Vendor Project in some capacity, based on the needs of the organization and funding availability, after this temporary position ends.

Community Development Project

The Community Development Project (CDP) at the Urban Justice Center seeks applicants for the position of staff attorney focusing on litigation and advocacy on behalf of low-income tenants connected to organizing campaigns.

About the Community Development Project:
The Community Development Project strengthens the impact of grassroots organizations in New York City’s low-income and other excluded communities. We partner with community organizations to win legal cases, publish community-driven research reports, assist with the formation of new organizations and cooperatives and provide technical and transactional assistance in support of their work towards social justice. Currently, we work with grassroots groups in the subject areas of low-income housing, workers' rights and consumer. We also assist groups in the areas of nonprofit law, corporate governance, federal income tax exemption, as well as for-profit worker cooperative business structuring. For more on CDP, go to

Domestic Violence Project

The Domestic Violence Project at the Urban Justice Center seeks a highly motivated individual to fill DVP's Hotline Volunteer. The applicant should demonstrate a commitment and interest in non-profit work and helpings survivors of domestic violence receive access and guidance towards beneficial legal and clinical services.

Urban Justice Center

UJC seeks an individual to join our growing fiscal management team.