Careers at BASF and JDC

Working at the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) and the Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of San Francisco (JDC)

Working at BASF and JDC is an opportunity like no other. Consisting of two complementary nonprofit, mission-driven organizations, our attorneys and staff are often on the front lines of the most pressing issues in our city, including housing, immigration, and criminal justice. We care about making a positive difference in the lives of others, and do so by giving our time, expertise, and care to all we serve.

Our main office is in a beautiful historic building in downtown San Francisco, with a satellite office in the Tenderloin neighborhood which houses our Homeless Advocacy Project. In addition, our staff works out of courthouses in San Francisco and Oakland, as well as other locations based on individual job roles.

What We Offer

We offer a collaborative, diverse work environment, and a relaxed work culture. A healthy work-life balance is important to us, which is why our employees enjoy a 35-hour work week. Flexible work scheduling is also available, depending on the needs of each department.

Our benefits package includes:

  • HMO and PPO medical plans
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Employer-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Employer-paid life insurance and voluntary, employee-paid additional life insurance
  • Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care accounts
  • Pre-tax commuter transit and parking
  • 401k retirement savings plan
  • Profit-sharing, and more!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Our Equal Employment Policy encapsulates our commitment to maintaining an environment free of discrimination. Individuals are recruited, hired, assigned, compensated, trained and promoted on the basis of the requisite qualifications for the job, and without regard for race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, disabilities, and all other federal and state protected classes.

How to Apply

If you are interested in exploring current employment opportunities at BASF or JDC, please click the button below specific to each of our nonprofit organizations.

BASF Employment Opportunities

JDC Employment Opportunities

Each link will take you to our internal employment application system. From there, you can apply for one or more specific opportunities. Please note, resumes with cover letters expressing interest in a particular position are required in the application process.
Candidates will only be contacted if there is a match between the requirements of a particular position and the candidate’s individual qualifications.