Pegasus Legal Services for Children is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the rights of New Mexico’s children.

If you are interested in volunteering or providing pro-bono services in support of our mission, please contact us at or 505-244-1101.

Open Positions:

Client Advocate 

We’re seeking a full-time intake specialist to join our team. This is a job with heavy client contact and high use of technology such as Microsoft Office, Google Drive, Google Docs, and Gmail. The intake specialist will assist in a wide variety of activities, including screening of callers for eligibility and type of case, referring callers appropriately, assisting with community outreach and education, providing interpretation and translation services on occasion for attorneys, and entering client data in the case management system. 

Experience in a legal and/or nonprofit workplace preferred. Bilingual Spanish/English required.

Pay for this position begins at $32,000 annually.


Staff Attorney

We are seeking a full-time staff attorney to join our legal team. We represent kin relations seeking guardianship for the children in their care, Indian children in foster care, and children in need of services on several Pueblos. This job also involves policy work to improve the lives of Children in New Mexico.

Must be licensed in New Mexico or eligible for a limited practice license. Must have demonstrated interest in working on behalf of children and youth, excellent interpersonal skills, writing skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work as part of a team. Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.

Pay for this position begins at $45,000 – $50,000 annually depending on experience.

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to No phone calls please.

Pegasus Benefits

We’re a group of hard-working people who value a healthy work environment based on open communication, mutual respect, and understanding. We offer employer-paid heath insurance, dental insurance, life and disability insurance, and provide a 403b retirement plan, as well as generous personal and annual leave and a week of additional paid time off during the holiday season.

Pegasus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and values diversity. Applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected under the law. 

Help us reach more children in need of legal services

$10.00 a week
($520 per year)

provides the funds for an attorney to provide full legal representation in an uncontested guardianship case.