Join us for July Community Education Series (CES) Special Topic - We will not be divided: Connecting the struggles of Muslim and Queer communities
July 27th
6-8pm 2100 Building

Community Education Series Core Topic Extravaganza on July 30th!
Core Topics: Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Human Trafficking, Community Organizing

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Note: Completion of the core topics is a prerequisite to attend our Natural Helpers Training on August 27th.
Job Opening – Operations Coordinator
Job Title:                                  Operations Coordinator
Job Classification:                   1.0 FTE (40 hours/week)
Position Reports To:                Finance & Operations Manager, Executive Director
Application Deadline:               As soon as possible, open until filled
The Operations Coordinator will oversee the organization’s office coordination, office technology, and database systems, and also provide administrative support to the Executive Director. The Operations Coordinator should be a strategic leader and excellent problem solver who will work closely with the Finance & Operations Manager and Executive Director to develop effective operational systems and manage a steadily growing organization. This individual would ideally have excellent interpersonal skills and strong communication ability, and would be dedicated to the organization’s mission.

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Fall/Winter Legal Internship

Legal Intern Duties include:

  • Supporting Advocates to help survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault with legal matters (immigration law, family law, protection orders and criminal law)
  • Accompanying program participants to Protection Order hearings
  • Working with local legal aid organizations to better serve survivors
  • Working in partnership with pro-bono attorneys assisting program participants
  • Possibility of community organizing/engagement opportunities for interns working more hours
  • Other tasks as assigned
Applicants must be currently enrolled in law school.
Desired qualifications
  • Bilingual, particularly in Asian, South Asian, or Pacific Island languages
  • Experience or familiarity with the issues we address and communities we serve as well as previous legal experience
  • Have taken courses on family law and immigration law or will be taking it in the course of the internship
The intern will work approximately 10-20 hours/week and will be required to complete extensive training on domestic violence and sexual assault before working with survivors. 
  Time Frame: A minimum of six months commitment works best for our organization. This internship runs between September 2016 to June 2017. An intern should be able to commit 10-20 hours a week, for a total of 250-500 hours. 
Compensation: A $2500 stipend is provided, funded by the South Asian Bar Association of WA. Applicants must be pursuing degrees or career paths in legal work or currently enrolled in law school. If students make a commitment of 2 quarters/semesters, they may independently explore the possibility of receiving a stipend for one quarter/semester and arrange for school credit for the other.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to by July 25, 2016

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Monday, July 25, 2016
6:00 to 8:00 PM
White Center CDA
605 SW 108th St, Seattle, WA 9814


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