Careers

Caminar Latino-Latinos United for Peace and Equity operates from a Latino-centric point of view to contribute anti-violence and anti-racist work that unites all communities. Caminar Latino-Latinos United for Peace and Equity includes team members and board of directors that represent Latinos and non-Latinos alike, with an emphasis to center people of color. We strive for a fully inclusive work environment and expect all employees to fully accept all co-workers and clients regardless of race, age, language, country of origin, or sexual orientation. Our organization’s culture is described as:

  • Innovative — innovative and risk-taking
  • People-oriented — supportive and fairness-focused
  • Team-oriented — cooperative and collaborative

Positions Available

Policy Coordinator

Position Details
Caminar Latino–Latinos United for Peace and Equity (LUPE) seeks a highly motivated and detail-oriented Policy Coordinator to join our team as a key contributor to our programs and policy initiatives. The ideal candidate will be responsible for conducting comprehensive national research on laws and policies impacting survivors of domestic violence, with a particular focus on the intersection of child welfare, and child custody issues.
Functions and Responsibilities
  • Conduct in-depth research on national laws and policies related to domestic violence, child welfare, and custody matters.
  • Review and evaluate the impact of legislation and policies that affect survivors of domestic violence in the context of child welfare and child custody.
  • Analyze and synthesize complex legal and policy information, determine the benefits and drawbacks of existing policies, and make recommendations.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Programs and Policy to develop reports, briefs, and other deliverables that communicate research findings and policy recommendations.
  • Monitor legislative developments and policy changes at the national level to stay abreast of relevant issues.
  • Assist in the development of advocacy strategies to influence policy development and promote positive change.
  • Manage reporting of grant deliverables, including tracking deadlines, monitoring progress, and preparing reports for submission.
  • Develop and design PowerPoint presentations for meetings, conferences, and other events.
  • Attend meetings, take notes, and provide comprehensive summaries to staff.
  • Schedule meetings and provide administrative support.
  • Coordinate and participate in meetings, conferences, and working groups.
  • Available to travel nationally within the United States approximately 25% of the time
Education & Experience
  • Proven experience in policy analysis and legal research using tools such as Lexis Nexis, with a focus on domestic violence, child welfare, or related areas preferred.
  • Strong understanding of legal and policy frameworks at the national level.
  • Excellent analytical, writing, and communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented with a high level of organizational skills.
  • Ability to complete projects efficiently and independently with minimal supervision.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and web-based communications platforms such as Zoom.
  • Preferred experience or knowledge in the fields of domestic violence, child welfare, child custody, or child support, demonstrating a nuanced understanding of the issues involved in these areas.
Location
The position is remote so can reside anywhere in the United States, however, will require the ability to travel to various locations for meetings, trainings and other events as needed which may include evenings and weekends.
To Apply
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