Legal Advocate, Domestic Violence (Bi-Lingual: Spanish)
Come join our progressive, innovative team and help end domestic abuse once and for all.
Safe + Sound Somerset, the county’s lead domestic abuse organization, is looking for a dynamic, creative and compassionate Legal Advocate to join our growing team. As a Legal Advocate, you will provide empowerment based advocacy to survivors in a fast-paced legal and office environment. This position works with survivors to educate, inform and support them in navigating the domestic violence courts, helps to create a plan for client self-sufficiency and connects them to vital community resources.
The ideal candidate for this position is a self-starter, an effective bi-lingual communicator and has a passion for helping those impacted by domestic violence. A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Education or related field and bi-lingual (Spanish) are required. In addition, a minimum of two years of experience in domestic violence, sexual assault, advocacy, or legal system is preferred.
Safe + Sound Somerset offers a comprehensive medical and benefits package, paid time off/sick time, 401k and flexible work schedules. Position requires valid driver’s license and candidates must submit to a NJ driver's abstract and criminal background check upon offer.
Level of Language Proficiency
Oral and written proficiency in English and Spanish is required.
Minimum Education Required