Legal Advocate

Employer: 
DAIS (Domestic Abuse Intervention Services)

DAIS is seeking a Legal Advocate to provide direct services to victims of domestic violence in Dane County. The Legal Advocate acts as a Service Representative per WI§ 895.45 for victims of domestic violence. The Legal Advocate’s direct service responsibilities include providing support, information, advocacy, legal referrals, and court accompaniment to victims of domestic violence including assistance with restraining orders, civil, criminal, and other court matters. The Legal Advocate is not a lawyer and does not give legal advice.

A successful candidate will have a four-year college or university degree. Experience in the field may be substituted for the academic degree. Bilingual candidates and individuals of color are encouraged to apply.
Benefits include access to purchase full medical and dental coverage, life and long-term disability insurance, and generous leave time.
 
To apply:
A complete application, resume and cover letter addressed to Kristin Burki are required to be considered for this position. You may obtain an application at http://abuseintervention.org/get-involved/jobs/. Resumes only in lieu of an application will NOT be considered. A first review of applications will begin on August 26th, 2013. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
 
DAIS is an equal opportunity employer.
Deadline for applications: 
A first review of applications will begin on August 26th, 2013.
Contact: 
Sherry Severson (608) 251-1237 ext. 301