Jobs and Internships

Job Opening:  Intake Analyst

The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) seeks a highly motivated, self-directed, and well-organized individual for a full-time Intake Analyst position. Responsible for obtaining factual, accurate, and complete information from persons who file housing discrimination complaints; counseling complainants on fair housing rights and referral options; and providing testimony in depositions, trials and other legal proceedings when needed.  Familiarity with fair housing laws, the New York metropolitan area, housing market practices, and affordable housing programs a plus. The ideal candidate is reliable, detail oriented, well-organized, and able to work independently and as part of a team. Candidates must possess strong analytical skills, good oral and written communication skills, be computer literate, and be a proficient user of Word, Excel, and other Microsoft Office applications. Experience in conducting fair housing intake a plus, but previous experience in providing one-to-one counseling, civil rights advocacy, and/or paralegal assistance also helpful.  BA/BS preferred or commensurate experience. Bilingual in English/Spanish strongly preferred. Salary based on experience. Interested applicants must respond by October 20, 2017 by submitting a cover letter and resume to the attention of Fred Freiberg, Executive Director, Fair Housing Justice Center, Inc. either by email to fhjc@fairhousingjustice.org or by mail to 30-30 Northern Blvd. Ste. 302, Long Island City, NY 11101.  Equal Opportunity Employer.  No calls or walk-ins, please.

Law Student Internships

The FHJC seeks highly motivated law students (1L or 2L) for summer internships to assist the FHJC with federal and state civil rights lawsuits and with cases pending before administrative agencies.  Interns work on individual housing discrimination cases by conducting pre-litigation investigations and by researching and analyzing a wide variety of substantive and procedural legal issues.  Interns also help with legal research involving     systemic discrimination in rental, sales, and mortgage lending on the basis of race, national origin, disability, source of income, sexual orientation, and other protected characteristics under local, state, and federal fair housing laws. The focus of most cases developed with student assistance is on reducing residential segregation and expanding access to publicly assisted and affordable housing thoughout the New York region.

Interested candidates should e-mail or fax a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to the attention of FHJC Executive Director Fred Freiberg at:

Fair Housing Justice Center, Inc.
30-30 Northern Blvd., Suite 302
Long Island City, NY 11101
Fax: 212-400-8203
Email: fhjc@fairhousingjustice.org
***No Phone Calls Please***