Equal Justice Works Fellow

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Job location
491 N State Road 7
Plantation, FL 33317
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Legal Aid Service of Broward County
Job type: 
Fellowship/Internship
Position Description: 

Legal Aid Service of Broward County and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida are interested in hosting an Equal Justice Work Fellow for the 2018-2020 Fellowship Term. The agencies are especially interested in hosting a Fellow/Project dealing with the following:

Legal Aid Service of Broward County:

Children’s Advocacy
Consumer
Housing
Immigration
Homeless
Medical-Legal Partnerships

Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida:

Family Law
Domestic Violence
Senior Law
Public Benefits

However, we would be open to individuals with other innovative, creative projects. A project is a carefully designed initiative that involves innovative, effective legal advocacy on behalf of individuals, groups or issues that are not adequately represented by some aspect of the legal system. Projects provide Fellows with the opportunity to exercise leadership on a distinct project. Individuals and host organizations will work together to generate project proposals.

Fellowship applicants must be third-year law students, or graduates, from a law school that is an Equal Justice Works member during the 2017 academic year. A third year law student must be able to graduate and begin the Fellowship by September 2018. The EJW Fellowship application will open on June 28, 2017 and will close on September 27, 2017.

Requirements: 

Must be at least a 3rd year law student.

To apply: 

Please e-mail Marilyn Bach-Nunez, Grant Specialist at [email protected] no later than June 19, 2017 if you are interested in applying for the 2018-20 Fellowship.

Please attach your resume and write a full page of why you want to work for Legal Aid and your commitment to justice for all. For further information regarding the fellowship, please log onto www.equaljusticeworks.org.

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
$41k - $55k/year
Submission deadline: 
Monday, June 19, 2017