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Elder Victim Legal Advocate (Montgomery County)

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SeniorLAW Center
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Philadelphia, PA
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Published 28 days ago

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Elder Victim Legal Advocate, under the guidance and supervision of the Director, Victim Services, and Assistant Director, Victim Services performs professional duties to assist in the representation of elder victims by the Elder Victim Staff Attorney. This position has a focus on cases in Montgomery County.  

  

Duties:


Legal Advocacy

  • Interview seniors via intake line or in-person (at the office, clinics, or courts) to assess issues and determine eligibility for program services.
  • Review Legal Health Checklist with victims at intake.
  • Provide information and referrals to elders, linking them to other resources and support services, including emergency financial assistance, support groups health services, and other resources.
  • Provide safety advice and assessment to elder victims.
  • Assist Elder Victim Staff Attorney in preparing to provide legal assistance and representation.  
  • Assist elder victims with the preparation of and submission of Victim Compensation Claims.
  • Complete required paperwork/case management software records on all cases and referrals.


Community Education

  • Assist Elder Victim Staff Attorney in presenting legal education workshops to senior citizens to prevent victimization, identify victims and promote self-identification, and provide or refer them to needed services.
  • Plan, organize, and carry out special outreach and tabling events to assist in victims' self-identifying.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Participate in bi-weekly case review meetings.
  • Participate in staff meetings.
  • Represent SeniorLAW Center at victim coalition meetings as needed.


RESPONSIBILITIES: The Elder Victim Legal Advocate, under the guidance and supervision of the Director, Victim Services, and Assistant Director, Victim Services performs professional duties to assist in the representation of elder…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    May 19, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    May 18, 2021
  • Education
    2-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Philadelphia, PA
Associated Location
Philadelphia, PA, USA

How to Apply

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree or Paralegal Certificate.  


All applications should include a cover letter, resume, and at least three (3) professional references, as well as salary range requirements.  


Please send by email to the attention of Dana N. Goldberg, Esq., Legal Director, at employment@seniorlawcenter.org. No phone calls, please.


EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree or Paralegal Certificate.  


All applications should include a cover letter, resume, and at least three (3) professional references, as well as salary range…

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