Noor Family Services (NFS) seeks a junior Staff Attorney to provide Family Law Services and Temporary Protection Order services to victims of domestic violence, stalking, and/or other trauma from abuse. The attorney also will provide periodic training to advocates and underserved communities. The position reports to the Supervising Attorney and Executive Director and is based in Suwanee, GA.
• Oversee and manage all family law, including Temporary Protective Orders, divorce, and other matters.
• Draft family law pleadings, motions, and other necessary documents.
• Prepare for and attend hearings, trials, and other court proceedings, including mediation.
• Ensure case files are maintained in accordance with NFS policies and program requirements
• Take part in periodic trainings for underserved communities and advocates
Educational and Experience Qualifications
• J.D. from an accredited law school
• A license to practice law in the State of Georgia
• 0-2 years’ experience in Family Law matters
• Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
• Good organizational and multitasking abilities
• Second language a plus
Annual salary and benefits: Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include generous vacation, sick leave and parental leave.
Please send cover letter and resume to: email@example.com
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Client Services Manager will manage the provision of client services, and assist the ED with management of clients services department. The CSM will coordinate with the legal services staff to provide referrals and resources to clients as recommended and will periodically follow up with clients to ensure that they have necessary services. The CSM will also operate as an office manager and will be responsible for overview and submission of employee time sheets and general management of agency needs required to serve clients.
QUALIFICATIONS AND RECOMMENDED KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES:
· Bachelor’s degree in social services or related field
· 4-6 years work experience in social services
· Demonstrated knowledge of domestic violence, an understanding of related issues, and a commitment to ending violence against women.
· Demonstrated ability to work with little or no supervision and attain goals and objectives set forth by grant descriptions.
· Demonstrated ability to manage time, evaluate progress, and adjust activities to complete work within established timeframes, and ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.
· Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain cooperative relations with a diversity of individuals.
· Professional attitude.
· Excellent written and oral communication skills.
· Typing and computer skills with experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Google Drive.
· Access to reliable transportation, valid Georgia driver’s license, clean motor vehicle report; willingness to travel locally as needs arise.
· Satisfactory criminal background check.
· Second language a plus.
· Opening and closing protocols: the CSM is responsible for all tasks associated with opening and closing the office on his/ her assigned works days.
· Answer incoming calls. Give information or make referrals as needed by client and as recommended by legal services staff.
· Periodically follow up with clients and communicate with NFS teams to ensure provision of necessary services to clients.
· Arrange transportation as necessary for clients.
· Coordinate with clients to find shelters and secure emergency housing, if necessary.
· Assist clients in applying for government subsidies.
· Work in conjunction with legal services staff to schedule client meetings with attorney.
· Prepare quarterly reports and collect and analyze demographic and statistical client data.
· Maintain case notes, files, and other documents in accordance with NFS confidentiality policies.
· Provide administrative support to the agency, including preparation of thank you letters, buying office supplies, agency correspondence, etc.
· Ensure accuracy of employee time sheets, submit time sheets for self and other staff to the ED, manage general office and staff needs as directed by ED.
· Assists ED with managing and overseeing agency volunteers.
· Attend all scheduled meetings as directed by Executive Director including weekly staff meetings.
· Attend on-site / web-based continuing training and attend task Force meeting.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $35,000.00 - $38,000.00 per year
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for your interest in joining our team to become an intern at Noor Family Services. Interning with our agency will provide an amazing opportunity to make an impact in your community. Noor Family Services offers internships throughout the year when vacancies are available.
At Noor Family Services you will:
*Get connected with a dedicated team of passionate and dedicated professionals at the forefront to end domestic violence.
* Develop an understanding of domestic violence and its effect on victims and the community.
* Gain experience in crisis intervention and various advocacy work-related fields
* Learn about the various nuances that affect recovery among immigrant and foreign-born victims
* Examine best options for dealing with culturally sensitive issues among victims
* Help empower victims and survivors to enable them to live positive and productive lives.
* Become more culturally competent by acquiring skills to work effectively in cross-cultural situations
IDEAL INTERN APPLICANTS:
* Enrollment in an academic program with good standing.
* Social Skills – flexible, emotionally and socially mature, able to function in a team.
* Participation in all supervision sessions and meetings as required.
* Comfortable with basic computer skills, knowledge of using the internet, and MS Office products.
* Reliable transportation to NFS facilities and training sites
To apply for an internship, volunteer, or become a community partner contact:
Mail: PO BOX , 3204, Suwanee, Georgia, 30024
Call: 470.589.7751/ 470.331.7194
Noor Family Services is a fiscally responsible, well-managed, non-profit organization whose operations are overseen by a 5-member team of board of directors.
NFS is grateful and appreciative of the many local donors, but our community partners serve a unique role in the overall efficiency of our program operations and we could not accomplish what we do without their important role, investments, and contributions.
Our community partners include individuals, faith-based communities, social service agencies, advocates, first-responders, and other organizations that are interested in addressing the growing pandemic of domestic violence in immigrant communities and have a desire to work with NFS to eradicate this problem.
Community partners do their part by providing generous financial and in-kind support to our operations.
If you’re interested in becoming a community partner with NFS, please call 470-589- 7751. We’ll be happy to identify our needs and determine how your support can have the greatest impact.
Your generous gift will help us fund our mission to help those in need. Together, we can make a difference.