Tacoma Community House is a nationally respected, community-based service center for immigrants, refugees, and members of the South Sound community seeking enrichment and pathways to self-sufficiency. Since 1910, we have helped countless individuals gain the skills they need to transition out of poverty, navigate a new culture, and find personal and professional success.
|POSITION TITLE:||Bilingual Legal Advocate|
|EMPLOYMENT TYPE:||Regular, Non-Exempt|
|SCHEDULE:||Typically 8am-5pm M-F|
|REPORTS TO:||Executive Director|
|SALARY RANGE:||$48,400 – $51,100 Annually +2% for multilingual skills|
Our Advocacy department provides services for victims of crime, including domestic violence and sexual assault, as well as services for young adults in need of rapid re-housing. We provide clients with resource access as we work to educate, support, and empower survivors and homeless young adults. We also work with partner organizations to provide clients with additional resources to guide them towards safety and stability.
The Bilingual Legal Advocate at Tacoma Community House provides advocacy services to immigrant and limited English-speaking survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other crimes to improve their sense of safety and access to resources. The Bilingual Legal Advocate will manage a caseload and meet with clients at the office as well as offsite locations.
Individuals with personal, shared, or lived experience as an immigrant or refugee are strongly encouraged to apply.
NOTE: This position requires working onsite and includes in-person contact with staff and clients while observing social distancing and other COVID-19 safety protocols.FULL JOB DETAILS
Please e-mail a Cover Letter that specifically addresses how your background makes you the best fit for this position to Jobs@TacomaCommunityHouse.org. References will be requested
WHY WORK AT TACOMA COMMUNITY HOUSE?
Your paycheck is only part of your total compensation package. Employees also have access to a benefits package worth about 25% of your salary.
Insurance – We offer a comprehensive health care benefits package including medical, dental, and basic life insurance.
Retirement – Tacoma Community House employees may participate in a 403b plan which includes generous support from the Agency after 1 year of service.
Paid Leave – Leave benefits include 24 days of paid time off in the first year and 11 paid holidays.
We Are a Welcoming Workplace
Inclusion and empowerment are an integral part of who we are – our history, our culture, our identity. These values lead us in our operations as we strive to build and nurture a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and connects to each other in our dedication to equity and social justice.
Tacoma Community House is an Equal Opportunity Employer
In our relationships with staff, our participants, and our community, Tacoma Community House does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, marital or military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, the presence or perception of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, genetic information, or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. Applicants in need of accommodations are encouraged to call (253) 383-3951.