Advocacy Manager

Texas Legal Services Center in Austin

Job Type Full-time

Description

JOB SUMMARY: 

Texas Legal Services Center’s (TLSC) Crime Victims Program provides direct legal services to victims of violent crime, which includes providing legal advice and referrals by phone, representing victims in court, and advocating on behalf of victims who are navigating the criminal justice system. Depending on the needs of the program, this position will provide trauma-informed services to victims including interviewing potential clients, advocating for clients with social service providers, and conducting outreach. This position will also supervise the work of legal advocates, intake specialists, and social work students as needed.

This employee in this position is expected to:

Maintain the highest ethical and professional standards; adhere to the American Bar Association Standards for the Provision of Civil Legal Aid; embrace and support Texas Legal Service Center’s (TLSC) overall mission; and comply with all grant requirements, regulations, standards, policies, and confidentiality requirements. 

This is a grant-funded position. 

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