Jobs and Internships

Office Manager

The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) is seeking a self-directed and well-organized individual for a full-time Office Manager position. Duties include providing program and administrative support to a small professional staff of a non-profit civil rights organization. The ideal candidate is reliable, detail oriented, well-organized, and able to work independently and as part of a team. Candidates must possess good oral and written communication skills, be computer literate, and be a proficient user of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other Microsoft Office applications. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with preparation of invoices and reports, assistance with contract and grant management, procurement of services and supplies, coordination of travel arrangements, maintenance of personnel records, and implementation of office policies and procedures. Two years of college required, BA/BS preferred or commensurate experience. Bilingual in English/Spanish helpful. Salary based on experience.

Interested applicants must respond by February 24, 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., Suite 302, Long Island City, NY 11101. Equal Opportunity Employer. No calls, 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***