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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The ACLU of NC seeks to hire a skilled Paralegal to support our legal team’s work in court. The Paralegal will work with other paralegals, law student interns, and attorneys in a fast-paced environment to address emerging and ongoing civil rights issues by supporting ACLU-NC’s legal work.

Communications Strategist

The ACLU of NC seeks to hire a skilled multimedia communication professional to plan and execute high-impact digital communications products to increase engagement in and visibility of our work.

ACLU-NC Board Member

We seek passionate, driven North Carolinians with diverse backgrounds and experiences to join our board of directors to help guide the ACLU-NC as we maintain our role as a leader in the fight for justice.


The organizer is responsible for implementing strategies to end systemic inequities through policy change by conducting outreach, base building, training, education, non-partisan electoral organizing, and leadership development in justice movement spaces in NC.