Employment Opportunities

Join the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law team and find yourself in the midst of some of the most challenging social justice issues of our time: inequality, domestic violence and the well-being of poor children, surrounded by a community of knowledgeable, supportive co-workers, volunteers and attorneys.

Client Assistant

Job Announcement: Client Assistant

The Client Assistant plays a vital role in providing low-income persons, many of whom are victims of domestic violence, with high quality and compassionate assistance to solve their family law problems. The Client Assistant’s job supporting clients requires a range of attributes including a desire to help others and strong technical competence.


Key Features of the Job:

  • The Client Assistant provides the first humane contact, information, and direction to a wide variety of callers, many in distress, seeking the Center’s services;
  • The Client Assistant helps determine whether low-income persons seeking the Center’s services will qualify for them by carefully determining their eligibility and completing numerous required forms;
  • The Client Assistant keeps file records, schedules appointments, utilizes databases, communicates regularly with clients, aids staff lawyers/volunteers and performs other tasks related to client cases and the administration of the Center’s business, as needed;
  • The Client Assistant travels to outreach sites throughout the County to provide the services in neighborhood locations, at community colleges, and other sites.


Essential Job Qualifications:

  • Associates (AA) or Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) from an accredited institution of higher learning;
  • Oral fluency and proficiency in English and Spanish; ability to write satisfactorily;
  • Access to reliable transportation to outreach sites; valid CA driver’s license and proof of motor vehicle insurance;
  • Availability to work some Saturdays;
  • Tech-savvy including demonstrated ability to quickly adapt, learn new platforms, tools, and processes;
  • Ability to ensure a confidential remote work environment as needed.


Start Date: ASAP
Position: Full-time, non-exempt., 37.5 hours/week
Salary and Benefits: Salary: Commensurate with experience and Center resources. Benefits include: medical, dental, and vision insurance; paid vacation and holiday leave; reimbursed travel and educational expenses; professional development; voluntary employee retirement plan.
Location: Temporarily remote; Office in Los Angeles/Koreatown


How to Apply:
Interested persons should email a cover letter and resume to: jobs@hbcfl.org
Please write “Client Assistant” in the subject line.


No phone calls please. Position open until filled.

The Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, color, creed, sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or family status, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, pregnancy (including childbirth and breastfeeding), genetic information, disability or medical condition, military or veteran status or any other indisputable characteristic, or perception of protected status, in accordance with applicable law.