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Community Legal Advocate - Korean (45228)

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WHO WE ARE 

We are the nation’s largest legal and civil rights organization for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (NHPI). Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services, and education and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Pacific Americans and to create a more equitable and harmonious society. We serve more than 15,000 individuals and organizations every year, focusing on the most vulnerable members of Asian American and NHPI communities while also building a strong voice for civil rights and social justice. With our Advancing Justice affiliates in Atlanta, Chicago, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C., we enrich, enhance, and serve our communities all across the country. 

WHO YOU ARE 

You share our mission of advocacy for Asian Pacific Americans. You enjoy the thrill of serving the public interest while championing civil rights and social justice. You take pride in your work enriching lives and communities in Los Angeles and across the country. You’re looking for your next role in an organization that supports your career as much as you support the organization and its goals. You’re looking for a job where you make a difference and your impact is directly proportional to your contribution. You’re a game changer. You’re a leader. You’re an advocate.  

 

WHAT WE BRING 

  • The special opportunity to join a mission driven team. 
  • Rich medical, dental and vision benefits. 
  • Retirement options through 403B and match. 

 

WHO YOU ARE 

You share our mission of advocacy for Asian Pacific Americans. You enjoy the thrill of serving the public interest while championing civil rights and social justice. You take pride in your work enriching lives and communities in Los Angeles and across the country. You’re looking for your next role in an organization that supports your career as much as you support the organization and its goals. You’re looking for a job where you make a difference and your impact is directly proportional to your contribution. You’re a game changer. You’re a leader. You’re an advocate.  

 

WHAT YOU BRING 

  • Minimum Associate’s degree; Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred. 
  • A minimum of two years of relevant work experience. 
  • Fluency in verbal and written in specified above language and English, with strong ties to the local AANHPI community  
  • Dedication to serving immigrant communities and a sincere commitment to working on behalf of low-income immigrants. 
  • Valid driver's license and/or access to alternative means of transportation. 

 

The pay range is $19.35/hr - $24/hr. This position is covered under the Collective Bargaining Agreement. 

ABOUT THE ROLE 

Our Asian Language Legal Intake Program (“ALLIP”) provides multi-language toll free helplines that provide vital legal access to low-income limited English-speaking people. We take live calls Monday – Friday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. We may provide legal information and advice by phone. In certain cases, we may provide legal assistance or representation.  

 

We are looking for our next Community Legal Advocate [Korean speaking] to join our team in Los Angeles. 

 

Your day-to-day typically includes:  

63% Assist in answering English language helpline calls from low-income, Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (“AANHPI”) language-speaking individuals with family law matters.   

 

27% Support our clients with legal matters, complete intake screening process, consult with Advancing Justice - LA attorneys and provide in-language counsel and advice over the phone for family law matters, and other legal issues. 

 

10% Perform various duties such as support collaboration with community partner organizations through referrals and service coordination.

WHO WE ARE 

We are the nation’s largest legal and civil rights organization for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (NHPI). Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services, and education and build…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    October 29, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    October 11, 2021
  • Education
    2-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

USD 37,000 - USD 46,000$19.35 - $24.18 Hourly

Benefits

The special opportunity to join a mission driven team. 

Rich medical, dental and vision benefits. 

Retirement options through 403B and match. 

 

The special opportunity to join a mission driven team. 

Rich medical, dental and vision benefits. 

Retirement options through 403B and match. 

 

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in verbal and written in specified above language (Korean) and English, with strong ties to the local AANHPI community  

Fluency in verbal and written in specified above language (Korean) and English, with strong ties to the local AANHPI community  

Location

On-site
1145 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90017, United States

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