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The Legal Aid Society’s mission is to solve the serious legal problems of low-income people in our community, to promote economic and family stability, and to reduce poverty through effective legal assistance. Legal Aid attorneys, advocates, and support staff provide direct and impactful assistance to the most vulnerable in our community facing legal crises such as eviction, domestic violence, abuse and neglect, loss of benefits, immigration problems, foreclosure, education issues and more. 

Legal Aid provides a full range of legal services to our client community. We represent clients in civil legal cases, as well as carry out advocacy for low-income groups. We participate with social services agencies and other groups to improve programs affecting low-income people. Legal Aid provides legal assistance to our vulnerable neighbors in Hamilton, Butler, Clermont, Warren, Brown, Clinton, and Highland counties.

We seek to hire a full-time Housing Advocate who will work with Legal Aid attorneys and community partners such as Community Action Agency to help families prevent the loss of housing as a result of eviction, foreclosure, or unsafe housing conditions. The focus of the position is to help families and individuals maintain affordable housing, prevent eviction and foreclosure, and access emergency funds. 

Activities include in person and phone interviews, working with attorneys to defend tenants in eviction cases, accurate record keeping, occasional travel to evening or weekend tenant and community meetings, as well as daytime visits to tenants to photograph conditions problems.

Legal Aid has a total staff of about 95, including attorneys; specialized advocates; and administrative, technology, and development staff based in two offices (downtown Cincinnati, and downtown Hamilton, Ohio). This position is located in the Cincinnati office. 

QUALIFICATIONS

The minimum education requirement is a Bachelor’s degree. Preference will be given for prior experience working with low-income families, and dedication to promoting social justice. In addition, the successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • The ability to understand federal and state law and regulations
  • The demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Computer literacy and competency
  • Reliable transportation

The Legal Aid Society’s mission is to solve the serious legal problems of low-income people in our community, to promote economic and family stability, and to reduce poverty through effective legal assistance. Legal Aid attorneys…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Integral
  • Data de Início
    29 de novembro de 2021
  • Educação
    Ensino Superior Requerido
Compensação
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Depending on experience

Benefícios

BENEFITS AND SALARY

The Legal Aid Society offers a competitive salary starting at $17/hour + depending on experience, excellent benefits, and a professional office work environment.

BENEFITS AND SALARY

The Legal Aid Society offers a competitive salary starting at $17/hour + depending on experience, excellent benefits, and a professional office work environment.

Nível de Proficiência do Idioma

Fluency in Spanish or another foreign language is a plus.

Fluency in Spanish or another foreign language is a plus.

Localização

Presencial
215 East 9th Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202, United States
Suite 200

Como se inscrever

Applicants should submit all listed items via email to staffing@lascinti.org with subject line Housing Advocate Hiring Committee – LAS036:

  • A brief cover letter explaining the reasons for their interest in the position,
  •  A resume, and
  •  The contact information for at least two professional references.

Applicants should submit all listed items via email to staffing@lascinti.org with subject line Housing Advocate Hiring Committee – LAS036:

  • A brief cover letter explaining the…

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