Domestic Violence Service Center - a path to safety and a shelter from abuse

Career Opportunities

Attorney - Bilingual (Spanish)
Domestic Violence Service Center, Wilkes-Barre, PA
$40,000 / year

Full-time

Provide legal information, consultation, and representation to victims of domestic violence who are program participants of Domestic Violence Service Center (DVSC). Job duties will include legal representation/emergency justice related assistance of program particpants related to actions directly connected to family violence cases that are taken to ensure the health and safety of the domestic violence victim, including petitioning/filing Emergency Protection From Abuse orders, injuctions, elder abuse petitions, child abuse petitions, other petitions/protective orders, and emergency custody/visitation. Local travel required. Must have current license to practice law in Pensylvania. Must have Act 33/34 Clearances. Candidate must be Bilingual in Spanish.  DVSC offers an excellent compensation and benefits package. Equal Opportunity Employer.

COUNSELOR/ADVOCATE

Full time to provide counseling and advocacy services to victims of domestic violence and homeless women/children in shelter setting.

Flexibility required. EOE.

Submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Domestic Violence Service Center, P.O. Box 2177, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18703-2177 or 570-823-6799.

Development Director

The Development Director is responsible for procuring funding for the work of the agency by promoting programs and services, and corporate and community relations, discovering funding opportunities, researching new grant opportunities, data collection and research, donor database management, and event planning.

Fund Raising/Grant Opportunities

Events Planning

Donor Database Management

Public Relations

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous duties are not to be underestimated and include, but are not limited to, the following:

Minimum Requirements

Domestic Violence Service Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer

ATTORNEY (Full Time) - to work with non-profit law firm to represent clients in civil legal matters with an emphasis in family law.           Grant-funded position to work with victims of domestic violence. Local travel required. Must have Act 33/34 Clearances. Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in family law and victim advocacy. Salary starts at $40,000. DVSC offers an excellent compensation and benefits package. Equal Opportunity Employer.

PART TIME BILINGUAL LEGAL ASSISTANT (Spanish/English)

Candidate will work with the non-profit law firm representing clients in civil legal matter. This grant-funded position will assist attorneys working with victims of domestic violence. Must have Act 33/34 Clearances. Minimum of 1-3 years of experience. DVSC offers an excellent compensation and benefits package. Position is 28 hours/week. Salary: $13.74/hour  Equal Opportunity Employer.