Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence is seeking a dynamic team member to work closely with and among other SPAN teammates in its quest to end interpersonal violence within its community. By asking to join SPAN, means that you are committed to working toward fulfilling this quest.
The Spanish Bilingual Legal Advocate serves as a staff member at will of Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN). The Spanish Bilingual Legal Advocate is responsible for aiding in the development, management, implementation, and monitoring of legal advocacy services for survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV). The Spanish Bilingual Legal Advocate provides assistance, information, and support to survivors of IPV throughout their experience within the civil, criminal, and immigration legal systems. The Spanish Bilingual Legal Advocate’s mission is to create better community and system responses to IPV and to support survivors through SPAN’s Lawyers for Victims Program (LFVP).
This is a nonexempt, salaried position. The salary range is $37,723 to $39,195 annually, depending on experience, and includes our standard benefit package, including a medical plan, dental plan, retirement plan, holiday pay and paid time off, reduced rate Eco-Pass, and Employee Assistance Program. A $100/month stipend for qualified Spanish bilingual teammates is offered for this position.
A Day in the Life
What You Bring to Us
Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN) is a human rights organization committed to ending violence against adults, youth, and children through support, advocacy, education, and community organizing. Operating since 1979, SPAN is the only organization serving Boulder, western Broomfield, smaller towns, and unincorporated Boulder County, designed to provide shelter and advocacy for victims of interpersonal violence. SPAN is dedicated to the promotion of social justice, diversity, equity, inclusivity, peace and non-violence for all individuals and their families.
SPAN Culture: SPAN team members are dedicated and work in a fast-paced environment with full days – including some evenings and weekends – yet remain committed to a healthy work/life balance. While SPAN expects work to be taken seriously, it also knows the importance of having fun and the value of enjoying the work.
SPAN’s Organizational Goals
We like to receive electronic applications but will accept applications by mail. Please submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also see open positions and apply through our website at Employment Opportunities - Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (safehousealliance.org). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but priority consideration will be given to those received by November 10, 2021.
The Legal Stuff
You need to be able to sit or stand for long periods each day. While not frequent, you need to reach for, move and/or 15 pounds and use your hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, mobility to access a wide variety of meeting and settings, and to perform a variety of tasks that involve standing, walking/traversing, sitting, stooping, kneeling, bending, and twisting, occasionally climbing stairs or using an elevator, possibly reaching chest high and overhead for materials, with reasonable accommodation (we put it all in 1 sentence to may our legal team happy!).
Ability to communicate adequately in person and by phone, in personal and group settings, and function with periodic distractions such as people, telephone calls, and noise.
Ability to work with, and process information from, a variety of individuals and media (e.g., computers, projected images, printed materials).
SPAN is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all team members and to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at SPAN are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual applicant qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, or belief, ancestry, age, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), family or parental status, or any other status protected by law. SPAN will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.
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