Careers at BASF and JDC

Welcome! Scroll down to see all open positions for which we're actively recruiting at the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) and the Justice and Diversity Center (JDC). If you have any questions about the information on this page, please contact the Human Resources department at

Working at BASF and 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 maintain 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

Please email your resumé and cover letter to Resumés with cover letters will be given preference in the screening process.

You may also mail your resumé to the address below:

Bar Association of San Francisco
Attention: Human Resources
301 Battery Street, Third Floor
San Francisco, California 94111

Candidates will only be contacted if there is a match between the requirements of the position and the candidate’s qualifications. Candidates who are invited to an interview will be asked to complete an employment application prior to their first interview.