Main Areas of Responsibility:
Client/Legal Advocate provides comprehensive case management for adult, adolescent, and child survivors of domestic violence (DV) and their families—to help improve their quality of life and shape an affirming space in which they feel self-empowered to address and process their DV situation. The Client/Legal Advocate serves a crucial role for DV survivors as they work to heal from and/or move beyond their DV situation by supporting the achievement of their self-directed service plan goals.
Additional Areas of Responsibility:
Review client intakes and maintain client list/portfolio; Facilitate client access to community resources; Identify and enroll potential clients in our Independent Development Account (IDA); Assist clients by connecting them with appropriate legal support as it relates to any criminal cases; Program, as part of financial capability training/education; Assist with pro se legal cases
Associate’s degree, or equivalent coursework related to the field describe in the job description, and a minimum of one (1) year of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities above; OR A high school diploma or equivalency with three years’ worth of work experience, at least two of which are directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified above; AND Bilingual (English-Spanish), written and verbal required.