Human Rights Attorney
Fair Food Standards Council
- Location: Sarasota, Florida
- Salary: Competitive within the non-profit sector
- Rolling application
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.