About our organization: Project Safeguard empowers and partners with people who have experienced gender-based violence, helping them to navigate a course of survivor-driven justice through expert, trauma-informed legal advocacy and representation. Project Safeguard envisions a community where survivor-driven justice is accessible to all people who have experienced gender-based violence. A Project Safeguard Attorney Services Program Assistant will use their passion and experience in victim and legal advocacy to promote the safety and long-term security of those impacted by gender-based violence.
About our work culture: Project Safeguard truly believes in work/life balance and values the wellbeing of its staff. Further, a position with Project Safeguard presents the opportunity to work with a diverse and dedicated team that makes a valuable difference in our community.
About the position: A vital member of our team, the Attorney Services Program Assistant will provide valuable administrative, clerical and program support to the Attorney Services Program.
NOTE: Applicants do not need to possess all of the below qualifications. Research shows that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs where they do not meet all of the qualifications, even those that are “preferred” rather than “required.” If you meet most of these qualifications, please apply.
Bilingual in English and Spanish.
Previous experience working in a legal setting, preferably in an administrative role.
Self-motivated, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work well under pressure.
A passion for meeting the legal needs of survivors of gender-based violence, and a demonstrated commitment to social justice and anti-racism.
Understanding of and capacity to manage vicarious trauma.
A demonstrated commitment to social, racial and economic justice.
Flexibility and adaptability, able to shift styles to fit the needs of a wide range of cultures and people.
Paralegal experience or training.
Familiarity with Clio cloud-based or similar case management system.
Familiarity with Westlaw or similar legal research service.
Provide administrative and clerical support to the Attorney Services team, made up of the Executive Director, Legal Director, and two staff attorneys.
Assist with case management, drafting documents and correspondence, communicating with clients and other PSG legal advocacy team members, and scheduling appointments.
Collaborate with other PSG programs to successfully manage ASP related data entry, reporting and client tracking including grant reporting.
Arrange for and manage all logistics for service of process through private process server.
Process and redact invoices for Clio, Efile, and other ASP related services.
Communicate compassionately and clearly with clients, following trauma-informed best practices for serving survivors of gender-based violence.
Legal Director, currently Amy Pohl
Full vaccination against COVID-19 is required for all Project Safeguard staff. Medical or religious exemptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Rose Andom Center, 1330 Fox Street, Denver, with some travel throughout the Denver Metro Area. This position offers flexibility as to schedule and location (including the ability to work from home part of the time), as responsibilities to clients, other staff, and courts allow.
We will begin the process of reviewing applications on June 2, 2023, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send a cover letter detailing your interest in Project Safeguard, the position and telling us why we should hire you, along with your résumé to email@example.com.
Annual salary of $50,000.00; excellent benefits, including parking or public transit pass, health, dental, vision and disability insurance, flexible work schedule and generous leave. This is a full-time position at 36 hours/week (PSG offices are closed Friday afternoons), with occasional fluctuations in schedule due to demands of preparing for court appearances, legal writing, or other deadlines. We are committed to keeping the workload in alignment with the true hours worked.
Project Safeguard is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
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