Community Justice Worker

Job Description
Type of Job: 
Main Areas of Responsibility: 

The Community Justice Worker will support NMLA’s community lawyering work through community outreach, community education, client screening and advocacy, and assistance connecting clients with non-legal resources. The position may sometimes include participation in community meetings and fairs that take place on evenings or weekends.

Additional Areas of Responsibility: 

Candidates must demonstrate familiarity with the cultures and circumstances of McKinley and Cibola County residents who live on and off reservations, as well as a strong desire to empower people in these communities. Candidates also must possess written and oral communication skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks, and the skills to build collaborative relationships within the staff and the community served by NMLA.

Other Information/Requirements: 

This role must be able to effectively use computer technology and remote communications systems, including shared on-line workspaces and web meeting and videoconferencing software, and to effectively collaborate with staff located in multiple offices. Proficiency in Navajo, Zuni or Spanish is a plus.

How to Apply: 

The position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement. Pay and benefits union scale. Send a current resume and a letter of interest explaining what you would like to accomplish if you are selected for this position to: [email protected]

Salary: DOE, NMLA is an EEO Employer. Application Deadline: July 31, 2020.

Contact Information
Christopher Sanchez
New Mexico Legal Aid
New Mexico
Zip/Postal Code: 
Business Phone: 
(505) 768-6131
Email Address: 
Internal Info
Date to Post: 
Jun 30 2020
Date to Remove: 
Aug 3 2020

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