Position Opening: Bilingual Legal Advocate
Full-time, Non-Exempt. Minimum rate of $16.00 per hour based upon experience and qualifications.
Utilize your valuable Spanish/English bilingual abilities to support, empower and advocate for victims of domestic violence. We are seeking a passionate and committed Bilingual Legal Advocate to join our dedicated team that provides support, information and advocacy to victims of domestic violence as they navigate the legal systems in Dane County. The Bilingual Legal Advocate provides direct services to victims, including court accompaniment, and assistance with legal referrals, restraining orders, civil, criminal, and other court matters. The Bilingual Legal Advocate acts as a Service Representative per WI§ 895.45., is not a lawyer or attorney and does not provide legal advice.
Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS) empowers those affected by domestic violence and advocates for social change through support, education, and outreach. DAIS envisions a nonviolent community that actively promotes safety, peace, justice, and hope. Those representing the organization do so through mutual respect, openness, collaboration, and shared responsibility. DAIS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color and LGBTQIA+ individuals are encouraged to apply.