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Bilingual Helpline Associate

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The Transgender Law Center | Oakland, CA
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The Transgender Law Center


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Position:     Bilingual Helpline Associate

Location:     Oakland, CA or New York, NY

Reports to:   Legal Director


Schedule:    Part-time (approximately 10 hours a week)

Deadline:     We intend to conduct interviews in June in anticipation of a July start date.


POSITION SUMMARY   

Transgender Law Center (TLC) is the largest national trans-led organization advocating self-determination for all people. Grounded in legal expertise and committed to racial justice, TLC employs a variety of community-driven strategies to keep transgender and gender-nonconforming people alive, thriving, and fighting for liberation. TLC’s Legal Service Project (LSP) provides legal information, limited client advocacy, and know-your-rights training and materials through our legal helpline.

RESPONSIBILITIES

•    Conduct intakes for Spanish-speaking people who contact TLC seeking legal information.

•    Respond to Spanish helpline inquiries with appropriate legal information and resources.

•    Translate existing resources into Spanish.

•    Provide translation and interpretation support for TLC.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

•    Fluency in English and Spanish.

•    Excellent speaking and writing abilities.

•    The ability to talk about legal and other complex issues in clear, persuasive terms for non-lawyer audiences.

•    Experience with racial justice, immigrants’ rights, and/or trans justice work, especially community-based.

•    A high level of independence and initiative, creativity, and good judgment.

•    Experience working in teams with people from a variety of racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, educational, religious, sexual, gender, and generational backgrounds.

•    A demonstrated commitment to a broad range of social, racial, and economic justice issues and an understanding of the multiple communities TLC represents.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

•    Experience working in an interdisciplinary team.

•    Experience working in a legal setting.

•    Knowledge about current TGNC immigration legal issues.

•    Experience working collaboratively with grassroots organizations.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

Salary range is competitive and commensurate with the candidate’s experience and skills. As this is a part-time position, benefits are not provided.

TO APPLY

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Please submit your application as promptly as possible. We cannot respond to telephone or email inquiries.

Transgender Law Center is proud to be an affirmative action employer. People of color, women, persons with disabilities, and persons who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender nonconforming, or intersex are particularly urged to apply.

For more information about Transgender Law Center please visit: www.transgenderlawcenter.org.

Position:     Bilingual Helpline Associate

Location:     Oakland, CA or New York, NY

Reports to:   Legal Director


Schedule:    Part-time (approximately 10 hours a week)

Deadline:     We intend to conduct interviews in June in anticipation of a July start date…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule
  • Entry level

Benefits

 As this is a part-time position, benefits are not provided.

 As this is a part-time position, benefits are not provided.

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in English and Spanish, written and spoken, is required.

Fluency in English and Spanish, written and spoken, is required.

How To Apply

https://tlcenter.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=22

Kindly include cover letter along with online application.

https://tlcenter.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=22

Kindly include cover letter along with online application.

Location

Oakland, CA
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