Careers and Opportunities

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You are welcome here. The ACLU of North Carolina (ACLU-NC) works to defend and expand civil rights and liberties – for everyone. Whether we’re arguing in the courts, leading campaigns, advocating in communities, growing our supporter and follower base, or managing people and budgets, our employees engage in meaningful work that advances our mission. We're looking for passionate, driven people to join our team.

The ACLU-NC is committed to an inclusive work environment that reflects the population that we serve. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to building an organization in which all employees and North Carolinians can be proud. We eagerly anticipate applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, parental status, veteran status, or record of arrest or conviction. 

ACLU-NC will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities to ensure equal opportunities for applicants and employees. We will ensure the consistent application of state and federal laws as they relate to persons with disabilities. If you need assistance, please contact us at [email protected] or 919-834-3466.


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Director of Organizing

The ACLU of North Carolina seeks an Organizing Director to develop and manage a robust and non-partisan organizing infrastructure to defend and strengthen the civil liberties and civil rights of all North Carolinians.

Executive Assistant, Programs

The Executive Assistant, Programs provides comprehensive administrative support with the highest level of professionalism, confidentiality, and discretion for the Chief Program Officer and the Program Directors.

Director of Development

The Director of Development will provide strategic leadership to build donor relationships and affiliate support, overseeing fundraising for both the ACLU of North Carolina, and the ACLU of North Carolina Legal Foundation.

ACLU-NC Board Member

Like many ACLU affiliates in the South, the ACLU of North Carolina (ACLU-NC) was born out of the racial violence of the 1960s. Today, we continue the legacy of fighting for racial and social justice by defending and expanding civil rights and liberties in communities throughout the state.

Legal Internship Program

Whether it’s achieving full equality for LGBTQIA+ people, fighting to achieve racial justice, pushing to eradicate our broken and racially biased criminal legal system, defending freedom of speech, religion, and the right to protest, or preserving the right to vote or the right to have an abortio