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Neighborhood Legal Services- Housing and Family Law Unit
The Service Collaborative’s Economic Opportunity Corps (EOC) is an AmeriCorps national service program committed to fighting poverty and helping individuals achieve financial self-sufficiency. EOC members are placed in non-profits across the Buffalo-Niagara region and provide our community with essential financial literacy services and programmatic support.
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Member Duties : The member will work within the Housing and Family Law Units at NLS, and assist clients who face unsafe housing conditions, eviction and homelessness, and/or domestic violence. The member will work with NLS attorneys and paralegals who staff homeless prevention programs, as well as those advocates who provide legal assistance at the Family Justice Center. The role of the member will be to interview tenants facing eviction, unsafe housing conditions and/or domestic violence, determine their eligibility for NLS services, ascertain their goals, and help to identify legal or negotiation strategies to achieve those goals. In addition, the member may take part in community outreach events. The member will have the opportunity to provide financial coaching and financial literacy training to NLS.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Stipend ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance . 
Terms :
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Homelessness . 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Social Services ,  Public Speaking ,  Community Organization ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Counseling ,  Communications ,  Law . 
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Neighborhood Legal Services- Housing and Family Law Unit

Program Start/End Date
01/04/2020  -   08/30/2021

Work Schedule Part Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations NEW YORK  

Accepting Applications
From  12/14/2020  To  01/31/2021 

Contact Jacob Matteson
173 Elm Street
Buffalo   NY   14203

Listing ID 100552