Job Opening - LRC

Job Announcement: Deputy Director
 
Are you looking for a chance to make a difference in an organization committed to social change? The Legal Resource Center on Violence Against Women [LRC] is a small, nonprofit organization devoted to improving legal representation for domestic violence
survivors in interstate custody cases. The LRC’s major initiatives include the following: providing training and technical assistance to attorneys, victim advocates, court personnel, and others; helping survivors find attorneys in interstate cases; developing a
referral network of qualified attorneys to represent survivors in interstate cases; and providing legal information to the public. If you are a dynamic, positive person with a sense of initiative and an ability to get things done, we need your help!

The LRC’s Deputy Director will be involved in virtually every activity we undertake, working closely with the Executive Director, the Project Coordinator, board members, and volunteer staff. We are seeking a hard-working, organized colleague who would like
to join our compassionate staff. Consider the following:
  • Have you represented domestic violence survivors for at least three years in civil legal proceedings?
  • Have you trained attorneys, judges, or victim advocates on a complex area of law?
  • Have you drafted legal documents?
  • Have you managed a non-profit or other organization and had experience with federal and foundation grants?
  • Have you had experience with budgeting, accounting, and grant writing?
  • Do you have the patience and good humor to complete administrative tasks efficiently and with attention to detail?
  • Are you people-savvy and tech-savvy?
  • Can you handle multiple tasks independently?
  • Are you interested in a job that allows you to work as part of a committed team as well as autonomously on your own?
  • Can you complete all of the tasks involved in non-profit management and deliver excellent customer service in a job share situation (working twenty hours a week)?
This is a part-time position located in Takoma Park, Maryland (near Washington, D.C. and accessible to the metro). J.D. required. The position has an approximate start date of October 1, 2019 and is contingent on grant funding.
We offer a generous benefits package including vacation leave, sick leave, health insurance, dental insurance, a 403(b) retirement plan, and a salary that is competitive for non-profit organizations. EEO employer.
Please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to us at lrcpcjobsearch@gmail.com by January 18, 2019 and indicate what languages you speak.
Professional references will be required at a later stage of the hiring process.
 
 
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