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Spanish Bilingual Legal Advocate

Job Description
Organization: 
Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence
Organization Type: 
501(c)(3)
Job Location: 
Denver Metro
Type of Job: 
Full-time
Job Category: 
Programs/Services
Job Description: 

The Spanish Bilingual Legal Advocate serves as a staff member at will of Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN). The Spanish Bilingual Legal Advocate is responsible for implementing and aiding in the development of legal advocacy services for survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV), elder abuse, and sexual assault. The Spanish Bilingual Legal Advocate provides information and support in Spanish and English to survivors throughout their experiences within civil, criminal, and immigration legal systems. This position requires in-person work hours in Boulder and Broomfield Counties.

Find the complete job posting here:  https://www.safehousealliance.org/about-span/employment-opportunities/

Areas of Responsibility

Provide IPV survivors with immediate and ongoing bilingual support and assistance throughout civil and criminal legal proceedings.

Connect survivors with appropriate referral and resource information pertaining to civil, criminal, and immigration processes.

Manage protection order clinics, ensuring survivors receive advocacy at civil protection order hearings, and assist in training and supporting volunteers.

Assist with trainings to community groups, law enforcement and justice system personnel, and other victim service providers, on legal advocacy, domestic violence, and social justice to improve system response for survivors, especially immigrant, limited English proficiency, QTBIPOC, and LGBTQI+ survivors.

Collaborate with immigrant advocacy groups, legal advocacy organizations, other service provider agencies, and social justice groups to improve community awareness and response to IPV.

Requirements/Qualifications
  • 4-year degree in Human Services, knowledge in a related field, or a combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of two years of progressive experience working with civil, criminal and immigration systems, and advocating for victims of crime and marginalized populations.
  • Knowledge of issues related to domestic violence.
  • Great computer skills including MS Office.
  • Able to produce and meet deadlines in our fast-paced and changing environment.
Compensation/Benefits
Compensation: 

This is a nonexempt, salaried position. The salary range is $39,195 to $40,665 annually, depending on experience. An additional $100 per month ($1,200 per year) bilingual pay differential is available for proven Spanish language proficiency.

Benefits: 

Compensation also includes our standard benefit package, including a medical plan, dental plan, retirement plan, holiday pay and paid time off, reduced rate Eco-Pass, and Employee Assistance Program.

How To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter to hr@safehousealliance.org.

We like to receive electronic applications but will accept applications by mail at SPAN, Attn: HR, 835 North St, Boulder CO80304.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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