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About California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation (CRLAF):

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established in 1981 based in Sacramento, with satellite offices throughout the state. CRLAF's mission is to achieve social justice and equity in partnership with farmworkers and the underserved in rural communities through community, legal, and legislative advocacy. Our goal is to help the rural poor improve their economic, social, and political conditions and become more civically engaged in their communities. We provide community outreach and education, legal services, and public policy advocacy on issues important to rural communities. We work in the areas of immigration and citizenship, labor and employment, housing, education, health, workplace safety, and environmental justice.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, color, religion, gender identity and/or expression, physical or mental disability, nationality, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We believe everyone has something important to contribute. Respecting individual differences is an integral part of our culture and we endeavor to make our differences work for us to achieve our mission.

Temporary COVID-19 Remote Work: 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CRLAF team members are primarily working remotely and under detailed health and safety protocols to minimize risk of exposure. Though reopening our local offices is an evolving plan, we anticipate remaining mostly remote throughout much of 2023. All employees are expected to be available to travel to CRLAF offices and service locations as needed and in compliance with public health advisories.




CRLAF seeks an IT Specialist to join our Administrative Unit.

Job Title: IT Specialist

Location: Sacramento Region

Position Start Date: Starts immediately


California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation (CRLAF) seeks an organized, self-starter with a demonstrated commitment to social justice to work with our team. The IT Specialist will assist CRLAF to integrate and update technology, data, and communications and legal case management systems. This position will work with CRLAF’s upper leadership on any new technology transitions, including the transfer of data from old systems to the new software(s) and training employees on how to use the new platform(s). The IT Specialist will ultimately serve as an advisor on how CRLAF can best utilize technology to fulfill our mission through routine evaluations and research on any additional technology software(s) we might employ that best serve our filing, case and project tracking, and communications needs.


Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Keep up-to-date with the latest digital technologies, and ensure progress on all platforms by using analytical tools.

  • Regularly perform any necessary updates, and troubleshoot CRLAF’s various technology platforms.

  • Assist CRLAF staff and Project Directors with any technology-related issues.

  • Attend Administrative Unit, all-staff meetings, and other calls as necessary.



  • Demonstrated knowledge, background, or interest in issues relating to rural, low-wage, agricultural workers and immigrants.

  • Excellent computer and written communication skills, eg: attention to detail.



  • 5+ years of non-profit technology management or equivalent experience.

  • Proficiency in computer software, such as Zoom, Google Suite, Microsoft Suite, Adobe, Comcast Business, LexisNexis, E-Immigration, Clio, Wavelength Automation, Capitol Bill Tracker, Bloomerang, MIP Accounting, GiveLively, Wix, texting platforms and other email systems.


Application Information:

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to Please address the cover letter to Rebekah Sophia and write “IT Specialist” in the email subject line. Applications will be reviewed and accepted until the position is filled.

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