The ACLU of Ohio is an inspiring and dynamic career choice! We center Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (EDIB) in all that we do, intentionally creating an inclusive workplace culture ideal for building a career in social justice. Our Team members launched their social justice careers in a variety of unique and different ways.

Internships and Placements

For more information, please visit our internships page.

Volunteer positions

Share your time and talents to support civil liberties! We can use the help of activists and attorneys; visit our volunteer page for details.

National ACLU Opportunities

For career opportunities, internships, fellowships, and law clerkships with National ACLU (outside of Ohio), please visit the National ACLU Careers page.

Seeking Independent Contractors

Southeast Ohio Canvassers

The ACLU of Ohio is seeking multiple independent contractors to engage in voter registration, education, and mobilization activities in Southeast Ohio. This is a limited engagement contract position with an October 3 start date and a November 21 end date. All terms, conditions, and agreements will be contained the contract. The main function of this position is to hold community conversations with residents in Southeast Ohio around voter engagement, what issues Southeast Ohioans are facing, and how to best engage Southeast Ohioans in the solutions.

To apply, please email, in pdf format, a brief cover letter and resume to:

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Job Openings

Organizing Strategist - Southwest Ohio

The ACLU of Ohio seeks an Organizing Strategist in Southwest Ohio who – as a community organizer – will build a juggernaut of people power capable of positively transforming lives through the work of the ACLU of Ohio.

Technology Director - Statewide

The ACLU of Ohio seeks a Technology Director who must comprehensively understand the technology needs of the organization and doggedly, fiercely protect the ACLU of Ohio from technological and cyber threats.

Development Officer – Cleveland

The ACLU of Ohio seeks a Development Officer in Cleveland who will work closely with our Development Director in planning and implementing fundraising strategies – with a clear understanding that this is the work that ensures the ACLU of Ohio’s long-term sustainability and growth.