Hiring: Human Rights Attorney
The mission of the Fair Food Standards Council (FFSC, http://fairfoodstandards.org<h
To learn more, please see the FFSC’s annual report (http://fairfoodstandards.org/
About the Position
Attorneys make findings of fact and apply the Fair Food Code of Conduct to those facts, draft comprehensive reports, negotiate corrective action plans; carry out complaint intake, investigation and resolution through negotiation or formal decision drafting; conduct legal research; prepare memoranda of law on issues affecting farmworker rights; and make presentations to staff and director, as well as the public.
FFSC is based in Sarasota, FL, with work-related travel throughout the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. Salary and benefits are competitive within the non-profit sector.
· Fluency in Spanish or Haitian Creole;
· Strong communication and interviewing skills;
· Strong writing and documentation skills, including attention to detail;
· Ability to connect facts and discern patterns;
· Ability to interact well with people of different nationalities, gender, and education levels;
· Comfort working in rural areas, including onsite at farms (outdoors);
· Willingness to work irregular hours and “do what is necessary”;
· Ability to work well as part of a team, as well as independently;
· Discipline and initiative; and
· Valid drivers’ license.
Applicants should send a resume/CV and a cover letter indicating interest in the position to Judge Laura Safer Espinoza firstname.lastname@example.org<
The FFSC is an equal opportunity employer committed to developing a workforce that reflects and can relate easily to the diverse populations involved in the Fair Food Program.