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Organization TypePublic Interest
Date Last Verified
Years of Experience
ProfileLegal Advocate The candidate will under the guidance and supervision of the Director, Victim Services, performs professional duties to assist in the representation of elder victims by the Elder Victim Staff Attorney. Will focus servics in one or more of the counties listed above. Interview seniors via telephone or in person to assess issues and determine eligibility for program services, assist elder victims prepare Victim Compensation Claims, provide information and referrals to elders linking them to other resources and support services. Also assist Elder Victim Staff Attorney in providing legal assistance and representation and complete required paperwork/case management software on all client cases. Also assist the Attorney in presenting legal education workshops to seniors and plan, organize and carry out special outreach and tabling events. Should have Bachelorâ€™s Degree or Paralegal Certificate. Relevant experience in a legal services program or law office. Must have Victim service experience and/or training. Must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. Must have ability to work under pressure, good writing and research skills. Interest in and ability to work with victims, older people, sensitivity to older people of diverse backgrounds.
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SeniorLAW Center .
100 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19110