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Legal Assistance Program Case Manager– Ohio Domestic Violence Network

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Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 3
Date Posted: March 26, 2019
Expiry Date: March 26, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Any
Years of Experience: 2
Salary Info
Salary Type: Negotiable
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Organization: Ohio Domestic Violence Network

Job Title: Legal Assistance Program Case Manager

City: Columbus

State: OHIO

Annual Salary: TBD

Qualifications:

Key Competencies and Requirements

Candidates should have:

The ability to do some in state travel;

At least 3 years of advocacy experience with survivors of domestic violence;

Advanced advocacy and legal advocacy skills, strong writing and organizational skills and demonstrated communication skills;

Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines;

A demonstrated commitment to survivor-centered advocacy and social justice; Proficiency in Excel, Word preferred.

Description:

This job description defines areas for which an individual has primary responsibility and is not intended to limit the scope of the job in any way.

  • Assist with new case screening, approval and attorney assignment.
  • Provide support to Ohio domestic violence/sexual assault advocates throughout the application process of ODVN’s Legal Assistance Program.
  • Provide limited phone-based advocacy, safety planning and support to survivors who do not have access to a local advocate.
  • Track open cases to ensure survivors are linked to attorneys and utilizing services. Trouble shoot problems with case assignment.
  • Provide responsive technical assistance to advocates at their request and pro-active technical assistance to advocates by developing and/or disseminating best practice guides, tip sheets and other materials.
  • Maintain an organized bank of reference materials for advocates and attorneys on topics related to survivors involved in litigation (i.e. custody, immigration, housing, divorce, employment, etc.)
  • Assist with implementation of specialized outreach clinics to homeless and runaway youth and other special initiatives.
  • Assist with the development of e-learning modules on legal advocacy issues.
  • Maintain a specialized document bank for contract attorneys with appellate decisions, model briefs and motions, and other support materials, to support efficient and non-duplicative work on cases in coordination with the ODVN Staff Attorney.
  • Manage data and data entry for program funding reports.
  • Prepare regular reports on program activities.
  • Assist with case billing.
  • Attend monthly staff meetings, trainings, meetings of organizational teams and external committees as requested.
  • Assist with special event planning and public awareness activities as requested.

Benefits:

ODVN offers a competitive salary, medical benefits, retirement plan and generous personal leave benefits.

Application Information:

Open Date: 2019-03-13

Close Date: 2019-03-27

Instructions:

Application Process

We encourage applicants from diverse groups to apply including, but not limited to African- American, Latina/o, Native American, Asian/Pacific Islander, and LGBT persons. We also welcome applicants from different national origins, religions, ages, & ability status.

Those individuals interested in the position should send a cover letter and resume by March 27, 2019 to Nancy Grigsby, nancyg@odvn.org (with “Legal Assistance Program Case Manager” in the subject line).

No telephone inquiries please.

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