Legal Services of Southern Missouri (LSSM) provides civil legal services to low-income families and is seeking an experienced paralegal/victim advocate to be embedded at the Greene County Family Justice Center located in Springfield, MO. Qualified applicants must have a college degree or at least two years’ work experience in law or related field, excellent attention to detail, research skills, the ability to work under pressure, and has great communication and organization skills. The position will also work with victims of abuse and other crimes in assessing the need for social services, support services, available resources, and identify barriers of victims and develop plans to help victims overcome obstacles to healing. The position will work with a wide variety of community programs to ensure victims receive holistic services.
LSSM offers excellent fringe benefits. LSSM does not discriminate in admissions, access, treatment or employment, in its programs or activities on the basis of age, gender, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation or disability.