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SCO Family of Services PROGRAM VOLUNTEER- Legal Advocate in Brooklyn, New York

VOLUNTEER TITLE: Legal Advocate/Brooklyn- Trauma Systems Therapy

DEPARTMENT: Brooklyn Preventive LOCATION: Brooklyn, NY

SCO Family of Services — a non-for-profit human services agency serving families, children, and individuals in New York — is seeking a Legal Advocate who can volunteer time to provide legal support to the TST team. The volunteer should be knowledgeable with the Child Welfare system and work with the TST team to ensure client interests are being represented and their rights are being upheld within the legal system. The Volunteer should be able to devote 2-3 hours a week, to be a part of the weekly TST team meetings, and to be available for any consultation calls. They will work with the TST team to identify the best services and benefits for the TST clients and to provide legal advice and strategies for clients participating in court proceedings, mediations, or negotiations, as well as educate and empower family members to advocate for themselves.

Law Degree

Job: *COURT LIAISON

Organization: *SD019

Title: PROGRAM VOLUNTEER- Legal Advocate

Location: New York-Brooklyn-Bedford-Stuyvesant

Requisition ID: 42059

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