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Colorado Legal Services’ Survivor Services Unit is seeking a full-time grant paralegal to conduct interviews with potential human trafficking victims, assist case handlers on CLS human trafficking cases, conduct occasional trainings, participate in anti-trafficking coalitions and assist with administrative tasks associated with the grant.


Paralegal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct interviews with U.S. and noncitizen potential trafficking victims;
  • Conduct fact investigations and gather and synthesize documentary proof;
  • Assist attorneys with visa applications;
  • Maintain regular client communications in English, Spanish, or third languages, using interpreters as needed;
  • Assist the Project Director with administrative tasks associated with the grant, including compiling data, assisting with periodic reporting, coordinating with project collaborators, and assessing the progress of the project on a regular basis;
  • Travel throughout the state to support state-wide outreach and victim assistance (Occasional overnight travel required).


Requirements:

Spanish fluency required. Must be highly motivated, detail-oriented, and have sensitivity to serving the legal needs of immigrants and survivors of crime. Position requires excellent analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills. Experience in client services (legal or social work), with demonstrated competency in culturally responsive service provision for survivors of human trafficking, trauma, sexual assault, or other violent crimes preferred.

Colorado Legal Services’ Survivor Services Unit is seeking a full-time grant paralegal to conduct interviews with potential human trafficking victims, assist case handlers on CLS human trafficking cases, conduct occasional trainings…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

$32,800 - $57,000based on experience

Benefits

CLS offers generous insurance benefits, paid vacation time and sick leave, and professional development opportunities.

CLS staff are currently working remotely with limited access to office space. To preserve public health, interviews, onboarding, and client work are conducted online to the extent possible. In the future, staff are expected to return to in-office work.

CLS offers generous insurance benefits, paid vacation time and sick leave, and professional development opportunities.

CLS staff are currently working remotely with limited…

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish fluency required.

Spanish fluency required.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Denver, CO
Associated Location
Denver, CO, USA

How to Apply

Email your cover letter, resume, three references, and a legal, professional, or academic writing sample, to hiring@colegalserv.org. Please title documents "Lastname DocumentTitle" (ex. Jones Resume) and include “SSU Paralegal” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

The cover letter should include the reasons for your interest in this position and well as any relevant experience working with low-income or other vulnerable populations. We invite all applicants to include in their cover letter a statement about how your unique background and/or experiences might contribute to the diversity, cultural vitality, and perspective of our staff and legal services practice.

Email your cover letter, resume, three references, and a legal, professional, or academic writing sample, to hiring@colegalserv.org. Please title documents "Lastname DocumentTitle…

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