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Office of the Child's Representative

Denver, CO | https://coloradochildrep.org/
Joined in July 2020


About Us

OCR MISSION & VISION 

The Office of the Child’s Representative (OCR)’s mission is to give children and youth a voice in Colorado legal proceedings through high-quality legal representation that protects and promotes their safety, interests, and rights. Our Vision: Justice, opportunity, and healthy families for all court-involved children and youth.

OCR VALUES

·        Accountability: Colorado’s children, attorneys, families, and communities can count on OCR to ensure that each decision we make and action we take advances our mission in a fair, equitable, inclusive, and transparent manner.

·        Efficiency: OCR strives to accomplish its mission and conserve resources by streamlining efforts, adhering to deadlines, resolving conflict constructively, and honoring well-defined projects, processes, and roles. We balance our drive to achieve with thoughtful planning and implementation.

·        Empowerment: OCR cultivates an environment of respect, honesty, and equity. We value the diverse experiences and expertise of the children we serve, our attorneys, and our staff. We invest time to reflect and connect, focus on strengths, value feedback, and recognize success. We stand for justice and support each other in our mission to empower children.

GENERAL SUMMARY

The Office of Child’s Representative offers an exciting opportunity for skilled professionals to engage as independently contracted Case Consultants who are assigned by OCR on an as need basis to help court-appointed Guardians ad litem (GALs) provide effective legal representation and advocacy on behalf of children in Colorado’s Court System. Candidates will possess a strong orientation towards social justice and helping youth in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. While training and supports are offered, exceptional candidates will be self-motivated and possess strong organizational skills. Candidates will practice at the individual and macro-level of the child welfare system, engaging with clients and their families to offer the best interest legal representation. Contractors will be selected based on experience, skills, qualifications, and geographical location.

OCR MISSION & VISION 

The Office of the Child’s Representative (OCR)’s mission is to give children and youth a voice in Colorado legal proceedings through high-quality legal representation that protects and promotes their safety…

Issue Areas Include

  • Children & Youth

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