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Current Openings are:)

Civil Legal Attorney

FT Thrift Store Associate

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JOB TITLE:                         Civil Legal Attorney

REPORTS TO:                     Client Services Program Director

HOURS:                                40 Hours per Week

BEGINNING SALARY:     $46-$51/Hr. + Benefits, Exempt  

VACCINATION:                 Full vaccination is a condition of employment

 

SCOPE OF POSITION:  Will provide skilled legal services to CAV clients who are referred by CAV Changes & Legal Services Coordinator or CAV Legal Advocate. The attorney will provide in-person/telephonic/video legal consultation, help clients fill out legal papers for filing, represent clients for order of protection hearings, provide complex family law representation (child custody, child support, property allocation, etc.), and provide legal services in other DV related issues. Representation may be state or tribal court or administrative tribunals.

 

CAV legal advocacy team will be responsible for initial screening and referral and scheduling of legal appointments.

 

Attorney will ensure competent representation of each client, which may be brief services or more extensive representation at the legal discretion of Attorney. He/she will comply with all Rules of Professional Conduct, including consulting with experienced attorneys as needed and taking trainings necessary to improve skills. Attorney will work with CAV legal advocacy team to make sure that Attorney’s schedule is not over-burdened.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Meet with clients to provide legal advice on DV-related issues.
  • Representing clients in court and administrative hearings, filing legal documents, researching complex issues.
  • Consulting with mentors and peers on complex issues.
  • Negotiating with opposing parties.
  • Provide quality legal representation for survivors of domestic violence to increase protection and safety of survivors and their children.
  • Promote pro bono legal services to survivors of domestic violence and their children.
  • Develop and maintain legal representation case and tracking system.
  • Develop and maintain a system for case consideration and necessary materials for easy use by CAV client staff and survivors of domestic violence (e.g., guidelines, timelines, processes, applications or processes notification of selection or rejection etc.)
  • Summarize results of case review and selection/rejection outcomes on a quarterly basis.
  • Develop and maintain reporting formats, schedules, and records on cases carried and provide annual evaluation and summary of direct legal services outcome and impact, as required by agency and grantors.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by Changes & Legal Services Coordinator & Client Services Program Director, Associate Director or by the Executive Director.
  • Responsible for completing required paperwork and maintaining files on clients. This includes preparing necessary reports as requested by the Changes & Legal Service Coordinator, & Client Services Program Director, Associate Director or by the Executive Director.
  • Abide by the confidentiality of CAV with regards to clients and work.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A minimum of a Doctor of Law from an accredited law school and licensed to practice law in New Mexico or provisions deemed appropriate by the Supreme Court of New Mexico. Twenty (20) hours of domestic violence training within three months of hire. Attorney must carry legal malpractice insurance and be licensed by the State of New Mexico and provide a copy of current license and liability insurance initially and annually at contract renewal.

 

CAV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This means that all persons are eligible to be employed, promoted, or discharged, without regard to their sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, disability, age, ancestry, serious medical condition, gender identity, or national origin. CAV does not tolerate retaliation against any employee or client who filed grievance, made a complaint, or questioned the handling of a discrimination charge.


JOB TITLE:                          FT Thrift Store Associate

REPORTS TO:                     CAV Thrift Store Manager

HOURS:                                40 hours per week, includes weekends

BEGINNING SALARY:     $12-$14/Hour, + Benefits, Non-Exempt

VACCINATION:                 Full vaccination is a condition of employment

 

CAV THRIFT STORE MISSION: After providing necessary goods to clients, the CAV Thrift Store mission is to sell donated items from the community to provide a consistent funding stream for the programs, and services that help survivors of domestic and sexual violence heal and thrive.

 

SCOPE OF POSITION:  Responsible for all sales activities from greeting customers, answering questions and helping them select merchandise. Accepting and sorting through all donations, separating good merchandise that can be made available to customers. Display and price all merchandise to be sold and handling sales at cash register. Always striving to increase income from the store.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Greets and receives customers in a welcoming manner.
  2. Serves customers by helping them select merchandise.
  3. Drives sales through engagement of customers, suggestive selling, and sharing product knowledge.
  4. Responds to customers ‘questions.
  5. Directs customers by escorting them to racks and counters.
  6. Provides outstanding customer service.
  7. Processes payments through cash register by totaling purchases, processing checks, cash, or other credit and debit cards.
  8. Accept and sort through all donations, separating good merchandise that can be made available to customers.
  9. Alerts management of potential security issues.
  10. Assists with inventory, including receiving and stocking merchandise.
  11. Always striving to increase income from the store.
  12. Distribute in-kind receipts for donations.
  13. Display and price all merchandise to be sold in the store.
  14. Have the store open during the advertised hours.
  15. Keep the store and surrounding area neat, clean, and attractive.
  16. Provide accurate end-of-day sales report.
  17. Model respectful interaction with staff, volunteers, customers, and donors.
  18. Keep abreast of new and innovate merchandising and display ideas.
  19. Participate in staff meetings and trainings as needed.
  20. Become knowledgeable of the ways in which working with people who have experienced trauma, DV and SA, impacts employees and proactively work to limit the effects of compassion fatigue by seeking supervision when common signs are present.
  21. Engage in reflective supervision and actively examine how this work impacts you and how you impact the people that you work with as well as co-workers.
  22. Participate in a minimum of three agency events each year.
  23. Abide by confidentiality required by CAV.
  24. Other responsibilities as assigned by CAV Thrift Store Manager, HR/Operations Coordinator and Executive Director.
  25. Be available to assist in other support services in the office and community as requested by the Thrift Store Manager, HR/Operations Coordinator and Executive Director.

Physical demands: This position involves constant moving, talking, hearing, reaching, grabbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and standing throughout the day.  Should be able to lift 50 lbs.

 

Skills: Listening, excellent customer service, selling to customer needs, people skills, energy level, dependability, general math skills, verbal communication, and job knowledge.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High School Diploma or GED plus two-years relevant experience in retail.  Must have excellent skills in, communication, sales, customer service and computer.  Twenty hours provider specific training at the outset of their jobs on topics essential to working with survivors of domestic violence, children who are survivors/witnesses of domestic violence and offenders and crisis intervention with a minimum of (10) hours ongoing relevant training annually.

 

CAV is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  This means that all persons are eligible to be employed, promoted, or discharged, without regard to their sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, disability, age, ancestry, serious medical condition, gender identity, or national origin.  CAV does not tolerate retaliation against any employee or client who filed grievance, made a complaint, or questioned the handling of a discrimination charge.