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If you're looking for meaningful work that makes a difference with a great team of people, check out our job openings below.

To apply, please complete an application and mail along with your current resume to Rise at PO Box 393, Endicott, NY 13761.  Please do not send job applications through e-mail.

Current Job Openings:

Domestic Violence Attorney

Rise-NY, in collaboration with the Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, seeks a dynamic staff attorney to represent domestic violence survivors in Broome County in a holistic, client-centered advocacy practice.  The attorney will be an employee of Legal Aid but will work primarily from the office of Rise, an organization providing comprehensive domestic violence services.  This is a collaborative project to increase access to legal counsel for survivors of domestic violence. 

Job responsibilities: Provide direct and comprehensive legal services to eligible clients including advice, negotiation, litigation in administrative tribunals and courts.  The staff attorney will represent clients in civil legal matters, primarily related to family law.   

Qualifications: The successful candidate must be admitted to the New York State Bar.  Trial experience is preferred.  Knowledge of general practice would be helpful.  The candidate must be highly organized and have strong written and oral advocacy skills as well as strong legal research skills and the ability to learn new areas of law quickly.  The candidate should demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively with non-attorneys, should be self-motivated and able to work independently.  Travel is required and the work schedule may vary depending on court hours.  The candidate will be required to comply with all legal services corporation regulations and grant-based reporting requirements.

A commitment to professional growth, problem solving and interpersonal skills, enthusiasm for direct client services and commitment to social justice is required. 

Salary depending on experience.  Excellent fringe benefits.

To Apply:  Please submit a cover letter which details your interest and/or experience working with survivors of domestic violence and resume by mail to: P.O. Box 393, Endicott, NY 13761.

 

 

 

 

 

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What is domestic violence?

Domestic Violence is a pattern of coercive behavior. This pattern can include abuse of various sorts of one family member by another including:

Perpetrators of domestic violence have a goal to establish and maintain power and control over their partners and/or other family members.

This violence affects people in every racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic group and includes people of all ages who have lived together or who have had an intimate relationship.

Domestic violence often escalates in severity and frequency over time and can have serious health and psychological ramifications.

How can you learn more?

Representatives from Rise are available to speak to community organizations about domestic violence and our services.

For more information, call 6O7.748.7453.

For additional information: www.opdv.ny.gov/whatisdv