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Organization TypePublic Interest
Date Last Verified
ProfileSummer Fellowship - 2018 The fellow will work in partnership with Youth Center. Under the guidance of attorneys and in consultation with Center, will advise LGBTQ youth about their legal rights. Will be asked to research various legal issues frequently affecting LGBTQ youth in the community and develop policy responses to those issues. Will also be asked to develop sustainable policy options to create an ongoing legal clinic partnership. Duties also include community education, outreach to clients and potential referral sources and collaboration on community based projects that serve and Center’s client base.
Qualification and Experience
QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates who are respectful and open to working with people from diverse backgrounds, enjoy creative problem solving, value the creation of relationships across disciplines, have strong organizational and administrative skills, work well both independently and as a team member, and are enthusiastic about being a part of an innovative method of advocacy. Additional qualifications include: Rule 9 eligible law student or recent graduate. Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong legal skills, preferably in the relevant areas of law. Demonstrated interest in working with LGBTQ youth or young adults. Demonstrated competence in working with diverse clients and client communities. Connections to Pierce County a plus. Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with other advocates and client groups.
Duration: 10 weeks
Send RESUME AND LETTER OF INTEREST.
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