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Amara Legal Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind. Amara is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Amara are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Amara will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Amara encourages applicants of all ages.

Looking for a way to give back?

The Amara Legal Center is in need of pro bono attorneys, as well as volunteers with experience in: Marketing and Design, Event Planning, and Fundraising. Click below to sign up:


Amara welcomes applications from prospective legal interns and communications interns on an ongoing basis. Apply today!

We provide hands-on work experience in legal cases and strategic communications and fundraising!

If you are interested in interning at the Amara Legal Center, review the internship descriptions below and email a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, writing sample of no more than ten pages, and at least two references to


The Amara Legal Center provides free trauma-informed legal representation, access to support services, and advocacy for a more equitable legal system for individuals impacted by sex trafficking or involved in sex work in the DC-metro area. Our staff address the multitude of legal barriers that our clients face by educating and empowering them to make informed choices that are often unique to their individual circumstances, histories and legal issues.

Click HERE for more information about Equal Employment Opportunity in the District of Columbia.

Board of Directors

Bring your skills to the Amara Legal Center and help make a difference! Amara is recruiting individuals to join the Board of Directors. We are currently looking for individuals with financial, accounting, banking, or fundraising experience, and overall we seek candidates who are passionate about our work to provide free, trauma-informed legal services to survivors of sex trafficking and sex workers in the DC-metropolitan area.

We strongly encourage individuals with lived experience and individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

If you are interested in a rewarding experience where you can make a difference, please complete our Board application to apply.