Career Opportunities If you’ve registered with us previously, please login now. If you’d like to register, please click the ‘Register’ link below.Username: Password: Register | Forgot your password?Related CategoriesACESDV Positions, Advocacy Title Lay Legal Advocate Categories ACESDV Positions Location Phoenix, AZ Job Information REPORTS TO Legal Services Manager EFFECTIVE DATE March 2010 STATUS Full-Time 40 hours/week REVISION DATE December 2015 Starting Salary Range DOE FSLA Exempt JOB SUMMARY: The Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence (ACESDV) Lay Legal Advocate provides telephone-based lay legal advocacy and sexual and domestic violence specific information, referrals and resources to callers of the ACESDV Legal Advocacy Hotline. Lay Legal Advocates uphold the mission, vision and guiding principles of ACESDV. CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Providing lay legal advocacy services to victims/survivors of sexual and domestic violence, concerned family members and others that call for assistance; Responding to Technical Assistance calls; Locating and providing resources and referrals; Assisting volunteers and interns; Accurately entering call data into and maintaining phone log databases; Creating, updating, and maintaining resource database, files and lists; Maintaining confidentiality; Providing support and participating in ACESDV’s events; Staying current on issues related to sexual and domestic violence and the law; Attending trainings; Attending and participating in staff, department and supervision meetings; Administrative duties such as organization emails, time tracking, etc.; Other duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS: Required for all candidates Bachelors degree in criminal justice, women’s studies, social work or a related field or equivalent experience; Knowledge of sexual and domestic violence and a commitment to ending violence against women; Ability to work in high pressure, limited resource work environment; Excellent written, oral communication and listening skills; Ability to maintain confidentiality; Computer literacy; Demonstrated ability to manage time, evaluate progress and adjust activities to complete assignments within established time frames; Ideal Candidate will have: Lay Legal advocacy experience; Crisis intervention experience; Bilingual English/Spanish Send resume and cover letter by 5:00 pm on May 13, 2016 to: ARIZONA COALITION TO END SEXUAL AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Attn: Chief Operating Officer EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org Apply Now Title Crime Victims’ Rights Paralegal Categories ACESDV Positions Location Phoenix, AZ Job Information REPORTS TO Crime Victims’ Rights Attorney EFFECTIVE DATE April 2016 STATUS Part-Time 20 hours/week REVISION DATE N/A Starting Salary Range DOE FSLA Exempt JOB SUMMARY: The Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence (ACESDV) Crime Victims’ Rights Paralegal is responsible for providing legal support services to the Crime Victims’ Rights Attorney. Duties include, but are not limited to, basic administrative support, preparation of legal documentation and pleadings, and requesting and obtaining legal documents, police reports and evidence for cases in which the Crime Victims’ Rights Attorney is the attorney of record. The Crime Victims’ Rights Paralegal will work closely with the ACESDV Crime Victims’ Rights Victim Advocate and Legal Services Manager. The Crime Victims’ Rights Paralegal upholds the mission, vision and guiding principles of ACESDV. CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides administrative support to the Crime Victims’ Rights Attorney(s), including calendaring of appointments, hearings, trials, meetings, pleading deadlines, etcetera; Answers phones, answers basic questions from internal and external sources, and assists with initial client intakes; Composes and prepares legal documents (letters, correspondence, reports, pleadings), coordinates court filings, and manages case tracking; Informs victims of rights in the criminal system and provides notice of hearings to all clients; Provides case updates to clients and occasionally attends court hearings in order to provide support to victims; Provides grant compliance support, file management, assuring consistent, timely and accurate recording of activities; Maintains a docket of all cases and calendars; Orders and retrieves court reports and transcripts, police reports, evidence and other documents; Organizes, indexes and maintains case files; Assist in identifying and analyzing relevant Arizona, and national, legal cases and state laws to positively affect public policy and the Crime Victims’ Rights Project; Work closely with the Legal Services Manager on issues and referrals that may come directly from the Lay Legal Advocacy Hotline; Assist in the development of written resource materials useful to legal/victim advocates, attorneys, and sexual and domestic violence programs and victims; Maintain and update relevant case law, subject matter legal information/files and project/case files; Participate in regular project meetings with partners; Other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Paralegal certification from an accredited program/university; Experience with sexual and/or domestic violence; Knowledge and understanding of criminal court processes and crime victims’ rights; Demonstrated excellence in legal writing and research; Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently; Access to reliable transportation and ability to travel statewide; Computer literacy; Demonstrated ability to complete tasks within established time frames; Demonstrated team building, problem solving, creative/ analytic thinking skills, and organization skills; Ability to analyze state laws and public policy and its potential effects on victims of sexual and domestic violence; Excellent written, oral communication and listening skills; Knowledge of sexual and domestic violence and related issues and a commitment to ending violence against women; Demonstrated ability to work in high pressure, limited resource work environment. Preferred: 2 years of paralegal experience in criminal cases and; Public policy/social change advocacy experience; Bilingual English/Spanish. Please send a resume, cover letter and writing sample of a pleading by 5:00 pm on May 13, 2016 to: ARIZONA COALITION TO END SEXUAL AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Attn: Chief Operating Officer EMAIL: email@example.com Apply Now Title Lead Community Advocate Categories Advocacy Location Phoenix, AZ Job Information Lead Community Advocate job available at De Colores Domestic Violence Shelter TITLE LEAD COMMUNITY ADVOCATE REPORTS TO PROGRAM MANAGER HOME BASE DE COLORES DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER PRIMARY FUNCTIONS The Lead Community Advocate is responsible for providing oversight and leadership to the De Colores Community Based Program as well as provide domestic violence support services, education and case management to “out-of-shelter” victim of domestic violence in a community based setting, as well as to existing participants of the De Colores domestic violence program. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor’s degree required masters degree preferred. Must be able to work with families who have experienced domestic violence Experience providing case management services in a crisis environment Excellent networking skills Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) required Possess a valid driver’s license and ability to be insured under automotive insurance policy. Able to work a flexible schedule as needed per program requirements. Have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Have good organization and time management skills. Must have current Fingerprint Clearance Card or ability to have within 60 days of employment Must pass a background screening prior to start Must be 21 years of age. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND COMPETENCIES Provide oversight and leadership to the De Colores Community Based Program. (supervise staff, program & curriculum development, assessment and outcome management and client management). Provide appropriate supportive services, group facilitation and individual case management in a community based setting to “out-of-shelter victims of domestic violence. Ability to develop partnerships in the community and gain a knowledge base of local and state agencies that assist victims of domestic violence in the community. Maintain client records for all services rendered. Complete all training courses within the timeframe specified. Participate in program activities, staff and clinical meetings, and planning and problem solving. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. JOB DEMANDS Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing. Able to work in an active environment with clientele that require special attention. CONTINUOUS EDUCATION Employee is expected to participate in continuous learning, competency building, and maintenance of case management and crisis intervention skills. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in the community, satellite offices and at the shelter. ACCOUNTABILITY Reports to and is supervised directly by the Program Manager. Employee is accountable for understanding and complying with CPLC policies and procedures. Apply online through their website here: https://home2.eease.com/recruit2/?id=19039792&t=1 Apply Now Jobs 1-3 of 6 Page 2 This job listing was created using Job Manager for WordPress, by Tom Townsend.