Lone Star Victims Advocacy Project’s mission is to educate, advocate for, and provide free legal services to empower abused immigrants in rural Texas.
LSVAP is seeking a flexible individual with initiative, creativity, superlative communication skills, and commitment to social justice to support legal work for immigrant survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and trafficking. This is a full-time position.
Primary Duties: serve as first point of contact with potential clients, and perform all initial screening interviews over the phone; review current intake procedures and collaborate with supervisor to build streamlined, effective, trauma-informed process for all incoming clients; develop and review screening tool for detained immigrants who may need legal services; form appropriate procedures and tools to support intake process; perform some investigative work in potential cases as assigned by supervisor; help screen and place cases with pro bono attorneys; other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Minimum 2 years office experience required; bilingual English/Spanish reading/writing/speaking skills required; experience working with women, immigrants, families a plus; experience in a legal setting a plus; high degree of familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and standard office systems required; ability to work independently and follow through on assignments in timely manner; typing speed must be at least 40-45 words per minute; organized and reliable with strong attention to detail; strong administrative skills.
Compensation: $30,000 - $35,000, DOE, with full benefits and generous vacation time. Generally informal work setting with colleagues dedicated to the anti-domestic violence movement, and social justice. LSVAP is an equal opportunity employer.
Applicants must submit cover letter, resume, two professional references and a two-page writing sample to Glenaan O’Neil at firstname.lastname@example.org. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please submit any and all inquiries regarding this position via email – no calls about this position. Application deadline is 12/3/2018.