The Humanitarian Director will manage and expand the powerful and talented HBA humanitarian staff who are on the front lines of providing humanitarian aid and managing mutual aid to Haitian and Afro-descendent migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border.
The Director will lead a team of passionate individuals with a commitment to fostering an inclusive, trauma-informed, and sustainable approach to helping our communities who are facing rampant anti-Blackness, violence, and lack of access to service provision. The Director will lead an expansion of the humanitarian department, hiring between one and three border organizers, and will work with the development and operations department to quantify reporting.
The ideal candidate for this role will be a collaborative leader with excellent management skills who is undaunted when facing emergencies. With a keen sense of diplomacy and a can-do attitude, the Humanitarian Director must be a strong manager, recruiter, motivator, and be comfortable working in movement coalition settings. The candidate must be fluent in Haitian Kreyol. Spanish and French speakers are a plus.
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line [Humanitarian Director]. Only applicants considered for an interview will be contacted.
HBA is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from Black immigrants, Indigenous people, people of color (BIPOC), Latinx people, people with disabilities, LGBTQAI+ people, women, and members of underrepresented communities.
Immigration Staff Attorney
HBA is looking for an immigration staff attorney who is highly motivated and self-directed and can manage a caseload of asylum and other types of immigration cases. The attorney will collaborate with the managing attorney and legal director on their cases as well as other staff attorneys, legal assistants, fellows, interns, and/or volunteers. The immigration staff attorney will provide support for TPS holders and those eligible for TPS, work with asylum seekers in detention, and help manage a pro bono legal referral project with the National Bar Association and AILA. The working environment is fast-paced but flexible.
How to Apply
Send a cover letter, resume, two references, and a writing sample to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line “Immigration Staff Attorney Application.” Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Only applicants considered for an interview will be contacted. HBA is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from Black immigrants, Indigenous people, people of color (BIPOC), Latinx people, people with disabilities, LGBTQAI+ people, women, and members of underrepresented communities. This is a full-time, salaried exempt position with competitive salary and benefits.
The Haitian Bridge Alliance is hiring three Humanitarian Organizers to work with the Haitian and Black im/migrant community in Reynosa, Mexico.
The Organizer will also have a wide range of duties that will be largely driven by the evolving needs on the ground. For example, the needs differ depending on the seasons.
Ideal candidates will have a can-do, solutions-oriented attitude who approach humanitarian work through the lens of dignity and empowerment. The position will report into the Humanitarian Director and must be comfortable working independently. The Organizer may need to work some evenings and weekends depending on the needs of migrants on the ground.
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to email@example.com with the subject line [Field Organizer / Humanitarian Organizer]. Only applicants considered for an interview will be contacted.