Michigan Advocacy Program has openings for Staff Attorneys with our CrimeVictims Legal Assistance Project (CVLAP) focused on domestic violence or elder abuse. This program is a statewide program with attorneys throughout Michigan including Ann Arbor, Alpena, Battle Creek, Escanaba, Detroit, Gaylord, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Marquette, Monroe, Mt. Clemens, Muskegon, Pontiac, Saginaw, Southfield, and Warren.
POSITION: Farmworker Legal Services (FLS) is seeking candidates for a bilingual Outreach Advocate in our Kalamazoo office. The outreach advocate will have a key role in assisting FLS’s efforts to educate Michigan farmworkers about their legal rights and to enforce farmwokers’ and their dependents’ rights. The advocate’s responsibilities will include driving to migrant labor camps throughout the state and talking with workers about FLS’s services and presenting information about farmworker legal rights at community events.
The Michigan Long Term Care Ombudsman Program (MLTCOP) is seeking an Assistant State Long Term Care Ombudsman who will serve as the Program Quality Improvement Coordinator (PQIC). The Michigan Long Term Care Ombudsman Program is housed at the Michigan Elder Justice Initiative (MEJI), a legal services organization that advocates for low income older adults and people with disabilities on issues related to healthcare, benefits, long term care, elder abuse and individual rights.
POSITION: The Michigan Immigrant Rights Center (MIRC) is seeking an Immigrant Children’s Staff Attorney in our Grand Rapids office. The successful candidate will have an emphasis on working with unaccompanied immigrant children, will collaborate with local community programs, conduct outreach and legal screenings, and represent immigrant children in removal proceedings. This candidate will also be involved with supervising law clerks, appeals, and other advocacy on behalf of unaccompanied immigrant children.