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YWCA Missoula

Actively Recruiting

Openings

2 currently recruiting

Service Dates

September 7, 2021 - August 12, 2022

Application Window

August 2, 2021 - October 31, 2021

Location

  • Missoula, MT

Contact Information

Mēghan Scott
(406) 442-9830
jfm@mtlsa.org

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Position Details

Justice for Montanans AmeriCorps Member

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Description

26 AmeriCorps members in the Justice for Montanans Program serve with 7 different organizations to provide civil (non-criminal) legal assistance to low-income Montanans. Sites include Montana Legal Services Association, the Court Help Program of the Montana Supreme Court - Self Help Law Centers, Attorney General’s Office of Consumer Protection and Victim Services, Office of Child and Family Ombudsman, Montana Fair Housing, YWCA, and Legal Services Developer Program, Aging Services.

AmeriCorps members perform a variety of duties including working with clients, providing legal information and referrals, helping attorneys with case management, developing outreach materials and presentations, recruiting and coordinating volunteers, helping survivors of domestic violence access services, and much more. Legal experience is not necessary and all members will be trained in various skills and topics. AmeriCorps members will receive a living allowance, health insurance, and an education award at the end of completing a successful term.

26 AmeriCorps members in the Justice for Montanans Program serve with 7 different organizations to provide civil (non-criminal) legal assistance to low-income Montanans. Sites include Montana Legal Services Association, the Court Help Program of the Montana Supreme Court - Self Help Law Centers, Attorney General’s Office of Consumer Protection and Victim Services, Office of Child and Family Ombudsman, Montana Fair Housing, YWCA, and Legal Services Developer Program, Aging Services.

AmeriCorps members perform a variety of duties including working with clients, providing legal information and referrals, helping attorneys with case management, developing outreach materials and presentations, recruiting and coordinating volunteers, helping survivors of domestic violence access services, and much more. Legal experience is not necessary and all members will be trained in various skills and topics. AmeriCorps members will receive a living allowance, health insurance, and an education award at the end of completing a successful term.
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Living Allowance

$1248 - $1454 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Relocation allowance (if applicable), Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

We offer resources for finding and securing housing

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Aging, Community & Nonprofit Development, Disability, Economic Security, Legal Assistance, Veterans & Military Families

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural, Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, State Agency other than State Service Commission

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Mēghan Scott
(406) 442-9830
jfm@mtlsa.org

Hosted By

Position Details

Justice for Montanans AmeriCorps Member

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