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We are lawyers, social workers, researchers, fundraisers, volunteer managers and much more. What we all have in common is a passion for protecting the rights and improving the lives of children.

In addition to staff positions, we are always looking for volunteers – attorneys and non-attorneys – to assist us in this work.  We offer a number of internships to qualified candidates. We are interested in hearing from smart, dedicated people who share our commitment and want to make a difference. Council for Children’s Rights is an equal opportunity employer.

Current Staff Openings

Position Description

Social Worker – Children’s Defense Team

The Council for Children’s Rights is seeking to hire a full-time Social Worker to join its Children’s Defense Team. The Social Worker will work directly with the Children’s Defense Team attorneys who represent children in delinquency matters in Mecklenburg County Juvenile Court. The Social Worker must complete tasks that align with the child’s expressed interest and the child’s case as directed by the assigned attorney. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume by August 4, 2017 to Applications that do not include both a cover letter and a resume will not be considered. Absolutely no calls or emails please.

Full Job Description – CDT SocialWorker






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