Interested in joining our team? All available positions and clerkships will be listed below.

The San Antonio Legal Services Association is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or AIDS-related illness.

Current Open Staff Opportunities:


Development Director

Deadline: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with priority given to those received by Friday, July 1, 2022.

Ideal Start Date: August 2022, or earlier


  • Minimum of 5 years professional experience required (fundraising experience preferred)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about an organization’s fundraising goals
  • Interest in developing a functional understanding of SALSA’s legal programs and clients, volunteers, and donors
  • High aptitude in technology, especially Microsoft Excel, CRM Software, and Social Media
  • Experience with and/or ability to independently learn about various workplace giving and grant software packages
  • Experience or aptitude for planning large-scale public and donor-facing events
  • Close attention to detail, organized, and able to manage multiple, simultaneous projects and deadlines


Manage fundraising strategy and campaigns:

  • Plan and manage SALSA’s annual fundraising campaigns
  • Write compelling fundraising appeals and coordinate all aspects of mailing and digital campaigns, including collaborating with communications team on social media posts
  • Work with sponsors to identify specific needs as they align with SALSA sponsorship opportunities
  • Manage and oversee all aspects of planning SALSA’s annual fundraisers, including but not limited to securing venues and other vendors, tracking budget and timelines, and engaging with guests and donors before, during and after the event
  • Build SALSA’s corporate matching program and work directly with donors eligible for matching funds
  • Work closely with staff to understand programmatic objectives and achievements, as necessary to complement or facilitate fundraising initiatives
  • Develop relationships with media, government officials, businesses, and others interested in our work as necessary to raise the public profile of the organization and awareness of our work
  • Serve as primary supervisor for additional development staff that may be hired in the future
  • Travel as necessary to meet with potential grantors and donors outside of the organization’s traditional sphere of influence

Track and manage incoming revenue:

  • Maintain and build on donor and prospect tracking systems using donor management database
  • Receive, track, and acknowledge donations promptly
  • Track campaign progress and produce reports on the successes of campaigns to be presented at staff and Board meetings and to grantors and other potential funders
  • Track grant application and report deadlines and coordinate with appropriate staff as deadlines approach
  • In partnership with Executive Director, maintain donor portal and payment processing accounts

Alongside the Executive Director, serve as primary contact for the Board of Directors

  • Provide high-level administrative support to the Board of Directors by maintaining the annual Board and Committee meeting calendar, drafting meeting agendas in partnership with the Executive Director and Board Chair, maintaining the Board directory and demographic data, and leading composition of quarterly Board reports
  • Serve as the primary liaison to the Board’s Fundraising Committee and provide regular updates to committee members regarding campaign statuses
  • Facilitate all Board fundraising activities as needed for fundraising campaigns
  • In partnership with Executive Director and key Board members, develop, implement, and coordinate Board engagement strategy


This position is full-time and non-exempt, with an initial salary range of $60,000-$65,000 and opportunities for performance-based compensation. SALSA offers generous employee benefits, and an outstanding team atmosphere. SALSA values a diverse work environment and strongly encourages people of color, people who identify as LGBTQ, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply. The position is currently remote-flex, meaning flexibility to work remote except for certain scheduled in-person meetings and public facing volunteer fundraising and appreciation events.


E-mail cover letter, resume, and references, to Sarah Dingivan, Executive Director, References will not be contacted without prior permission from candidate. No calls, please.

All cover letters should include a potential start date, and any non-English language skills. Applicants are invited to include a statement about how the applicant’s unique background and/or experiences might contribute to the diversity, cultural vitality, and perspective of SALSA’s staff and legal practice.

Current Open Law Student Opportunities:



Applications due: July 29th

Start Date: August 15th

End Date: November 18th

Housing Law Clerk – Open to current law students (1L, 2L or 3L)

Estates & Title Law Clerk – Open to current law students (1L, 2L or 3L)

Interested applicants should email resume and cover letter to

Cover letter should indicate which clerkship(s) applicant is interested in applying for and should discuss any relevant experience, including Spanish language capabilities and work involving low-income communities. If you are planning to seek externship credit or any other formal program participation or external funding, please include that information in the cover letter.

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