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GRANTS ADMINISTRATOR

Legal Aid Service of Broward County and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida seek a full time Grants Administrator to strategically sustain and maximize grant and foundational support opportunities. 

The Grants Administrator will examine, manage and execute all aspects of grant and foundational support efforts and activities to 1) identify key funding sources available 2) determine feasibility of developing/sustaining programs to supplement annual budgetary allocations 3) write and submit proposals and applications and 4) oversee compliance with grant requirements and preparation for monitoring of grants. This position will encompass work on behalf of the two Legal Aid programs in Broward County that share the office campus in Plantation. The position will be located in Plantation, with occasional outlying and in-area travel as needed. Position is exempt. Salary based on experience. Benefits package included. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Submissions: Submit a cover letter along with CV/Resume to the attention of Janina Evans, Legal Aid Service of Broward County and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida at jevans@legalaid.org
(Posted 01-12-2022)

Staff Attorney, VOCA

The Immigration Unit of Legal Aid Service of Broward County in Plantation, Florida seeks a staff attorney to provide immigration legal services to survivors of crimes.

The attorney will handle a variety of immigration cases, concentrating on humanitarian-based immigration benefits like VAWA, U Visa, and asylum, and including removal defense. Candidate should have a JD from an accredited institution, be a member of the Florida Bar, have 1-3 years of relevant experience in immigration law, and have a commitment to providing legal services to the poor. Creole or Spanish-speaking candidates are strongly preferred. Position open immediately.

Benefits include life, health, and dental insurance and vacation and sick leave. Good work-life balance. Legal Aid has been recognized as a Top Workplace in South Florida by the Sun Sentinel for the past five years in a row.

Submissions: Email resume, cover letter with salary requirements/expectations, and 3 references to Andrea Crumrine at acrumrine@legalaid.org.

(Posted 12-14-2021)

Children’s Staff Attorney

Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc., has openings for full time children’s attorneys. Attorneys will be responsible for carrying a full case load which includes: frequent court advocacy at all types of dependency proceedings, attending and participating in mediations, negotiations, treatment team meetings and staffing’s, researching and drafting pleadings, and visiting and counseling child clients. Attorneys may also advocate for child victims of crime, including human trafficking.

Applicants must be member of the Florida Bar. The ideal candidate will have a background in dependency law, children’s law, or related areas such as child welfare services, and a commitment to improving the lives of children and families in the child welfare system. The ideal candidate will have an aptitude for working directly with children who have experienced trauma.

Position requires excellent oral and written advocacy skills, a willingness to be an aggressive advocate for our child client population, and travel within Broward County. Bilingual applicants preferred. Salary D.O.E. Excellent benefit package. Equal opportunity employer.

Please submit cover letter and resumes to Walter Honaman whonaman@legalaid.org with copy to Savannah Schecodnic sschecodnic@legalaid.org; subject line “Attorney Resume” please.

Submissions: Please submit cover letter and resume to Walter Honaman whonaman@legalaid.org with copy to Savannah Schecodnic sschecodnic@legalaid.org; subject line “Attorney Resume” please.

(Posted: 11-10-2021)

Case Manager, Children’s Advocacy Unit

Case Managers needed for busy children’s legal advocacy unit. Case Managers will be responsible for assisting attorneys representing children and youth in the child welfare system. The Case Manager will be responsible for gathering case information and helping identify individual child/youth needs. The Case Manager will be responsible for participating in interagency staffings and assisting the team in making recommendations for and advocating for appropriate and timely child welfare case plans, goals, and services towards achieving permanency. The Case Manager will also work with caregivers and provide linkages to appropriate community resources. The applicant must have an Associate Degree with at least 2 years of experience in child welfare, social work, or related field; a Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. Applicants must have strong organizational skills and good interpersonal skills.

The ideal applicant will have a willingness to be an aggressive advocate for our child/youth clients and a commitment to improving the lives of children and families in the child welfare system. Travel within Broward County is required. Applicants must also be able to draft letters, assist in grant reporting, and be able to work in Word and Excel and web-based data applications. Background check and Level II clearance is required and will be provided. The ideal applicant will also be Haitian Creole, Spanish, or Portuguese conversant. Salary D.O.E. Excellent benefit package. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Submission: Please submit resumes to Walter Honaman @ whonaman@legalaid.org, cc, sschecodnic@legalaid.org; listing “Case Manager Resume” in the subject line.

HOUSING ATTORNEY

Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc. has an opening for a full time Housing attorney available for applicants admitted to the Florida Bar.  Position requires willingness to be an advocate for tenants in Broward County.  Litigation and negotiations experience preferred.  Commitment for this position is until December 2023. Salary D.O.E.  Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Submissions: Email resume, and cover letter with salary expectations to aduhaney@legalaid.org
(Posted: 01-19-2022)

Attorney, Education Legal Rights

Legal Aid has an opening for a full time Education Legal Rights attorney. In this position you will advocate for children suspected of having disabilities or who are already identified as having a disability. You will assist them in accessing appropriate educational services and public benefits. You will serve both community families and children in the foster care system. Applicant must be a member of the Florida Bar. The ideal candidate will have litigation experience, a background in children’s law, education, psychology, the medical field, and/or related services.

Position requires excellent oral and written advocacy skills, a willingness to be an aggressive advocate for our indigent client population, and travel within Broward County. Bilingual applicants preferred but not required. Salary D.O.E. Benefits package included. Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Submissions: Please submit your resume to Jaime at jdalessandro@LegalAid.org.
(Posted: 12-16-2021)

Mission United Family Law Attorney

The MISSION UNITED Veterans Pro Bono Project at Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc. has an opening for a full time Family Law attorney available for applicants admitted to the Florida Bar.  The ideal candidate will have experience researching, drafting pleadings, negotiating, and litigating in Family Law. Experience with veterans’ issues is preferred, but not mandatory.

This position requires good oral and written advocacy skills and willingness to be an aggressive advocate in court for the indigent and veteran client population. Job duties include, but are not limited to, conducting legal assessments, performing intakes, representing clients, and case management.  Other job duties include mentoring pro bono attorneys and providing advice and counsel on family law and veteran matters. This position also offers the opportunity to educate both private and public entities on unique military/veteran issues and laws. Bilingual skills are a plus, but not required.

This is a great opportunity to be part of a grassroots Veterans Advocacy program that is being replicated across the country.

Salary D.O.E.; excellent benefit package; student loan repayment assistance and loan forgiveness; no hourly billing requirements; Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please submit your cover letter, resume and references to missionunited@legalaid.org immediately.

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