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Legal Program Coordinator

Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence (ATASK)


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ATASK is seeking a highly organized, resourceful, and creative individual with a strong understanding of social justice to fill the position of Legal Program Coordinator. This position will strengthen ATASK’s capacity to increase family law and immigration legal services in marginalized Asian immigrant communities, with a specific focus on low-income and limited English proficient (LEP) survivors of domestic violence and intimate partner human trafficking. This position will be responsible for coordinating and disseminating legal services and ensuring all survivors assisted by ATASK have maximum access to linguistically and culturally competent legal services. This is a grant-funded position for which funding has been secured through April 2022, with potential for renewal, contingent upon the approval of continued funding.


ATASK’s mission is to prevent domestic violence in Asian families and communities and to provide hope to survivors. The ideal candidate will be a committed advocate for immigrant victims, survivors, and their children and will work as a team member of ATASK to support comprehensive legal and non-legal services to survivors.


Hours: Full-Time, 40 hours per week (non-exempt). 9am-5pm on weekdays, with flexibility for evening and weekend events or activities.


Reports To: Simone Bui, Managing Attorney, Legal Advocacy and Representation Program


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

●     Coordinate and facilitate effective and efficient multi-disciplinary collaboration between ATASK direct service providers: legal staff, community-based advocates, clinical staff, and shelter-based advocates

●     Identify, establish, and nurture relationships with community providers, mainstream legal services, law schools, and other external collaborative and referral sources

●     Maintain student internship program, recruit volunteer student interns, and pro bono attorneys

●     Provide supplemental and logistical support on grants management, reporting, and compliance

●     Identify, organize, and coordinate substantive legal trainings, workshops, and outreach events

●     Conduct new staff and volunteer hire orientation and onboarding

●     Provide interpreting or conduct meetings with legal program clients, as needed

●     Assist attorneys in implementing legal best practices and compliance with ethical and professional rules

●     Spearhead maintaining, developing, and coordinating essential data collection and database improvements

●     Provide substantive and administrative support on legal cases and intake, as needed

●     Perform other responsibilities as needed, including duties as part of ATASK’s overall staff


*Job description duties are not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required by the employer.


Qualifications:

●     Committed to fighting for equity for marginalized Asian communities and ending a culture of violence

●     Bachelor's degree, with 2-4 years of experience in an administrative position strongly preferred

●     Fluency in English required and conversational knowledge in another Asian language preferred

●     Bi-cultural with a deep cultural understanding of targeted LEP immigrant community strongly preferred

●     Excels at identifying systemic gaps, conducting independent triage, and innovative problem-solving

●     Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills including the ability to clearly communicate with a diverse group of internal and external colleagues and partners

●     Outstanding administrative and organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail

●     Ability to multi-task frequent deadlines and complete work on time and under deadline

●     Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel

●     Enthusiasm to learn, be trained, and take the lead in maintaining and improving legal data collection

●     Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a team and as a self-led individual

●     Experience working with survivors of domestic violence, human trafficking, or trauma preferred

●     Basic knowledge of legal services, immigration, courts, education, workforce development, mental health, public benefits, and child systems preferred, but not required

●     Ability to collaborate under time-sensitive crisis situations


ATASK is not able to provide visa sponsorship at this time and therefore applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.


The Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages women, survivors, immigrants and refugees, and LGBTQ+ community members to apply. It is ATASK’s policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender, genetic information, natural origin, disability, veteran status, or on the basis of any other legally protected category.

ATASK is seeking a highly organized, resourceful, and creative individual with a strong understanding of social justice to fill the position of Legal Program Coordinator. This position will strengthen ATASK’s capacity to increase family…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

Benefits

Full-time employees are eligible for generously sponsored group health, dental, and vision insurance, robust paid time off, 401k, pre-tax corporate T-passes, and additional benefits.

Full-time employees are eligible for generously sponsored group health, dental, and vision insurance, robust paid time off, 401k, pre-tax corporate T-passes, and additional…

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in English required and conversational knowledge in another Asian language preferred

Fluency in English required and conversational knowledge in another Asian language preferred

Location

Boston, MA

How to Apply

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to: Sitara Zoberi, Administration and Operations Coordinator at sitara@atask.org. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to: Sitara Zoberi, Administration and Operations Coordinator at sitara@atask.org. Applications submitted without a cover letter will…

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