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The National Association of Social Workers, California Chapter (NASW-CA) is currently hiring a Director of Policy & Legislation to shape and advance the Chapter’s policy agenda and legal initiatives. NASW-CA works to enhance the professional growth and development of social workers, to create and maintain the highest ethical and professional standards, and to advocate for meaningful change in policies and laws that impact the well-being of communities we serve.
Under the direction of the Executive Director, this position is responsible for developing and implementing policy strategies, engaging in lobbying efforts to promote NASW’s legislative agenda, offering expert guidance and consultation on legislative matters and ethical issues, and representing NASW’s interests and perspectives. The Director of Policy & Legislation will possess a strong knowledge of social work ethics and the NASW Code of Ethics, excellent written and verbal communication skills, sharp analytical and critical thinking skills, a high level of relationship building skills, and an MSW from an accredited program.
If you have a deep understanding of policy advocacy, legislative processes, and ethical principles in the field of social work and are passionate about social justice, we encourage you to explore the position description and apply for this vital role. Please help us expand our reach by sharing this opportunity widely with your social work networks!
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NASW is an equal opportunity employer. As such, NASW is committed to promoting and providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. The selection of personnel, including new hires and promotions, will be on the basis of qualifications designed to ensure appointments of persons able to effectively discharge the duties and responsibilities of their position. The Association will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Association will also abide by applicable Affirmative Action requirements mandated by any federal contracts.