POSITION: The Michigan Advocacy Program (MAP) is seeking a highly qualified staff attorney for its Washtenaw County office. The staff attorney maintains a caseload that includes both direct service and impact work in the areas of housing, public benefits, elder and consumer law. The staff attorney also engages in community relations work, including legal information presentations and agency collaboratives. This position is located in our new office in downtown Ypsilanti.
POSITION: The Michigan Poverty Law Program (MPLP) is seeking applicants for a Statewide Website Coordinator.
DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM: This position will be located in Ypsilanti, Michigan. The Michigan Advocacy Program (MAP) provides direct free legal services to low income persons in 13 counties and administers five statewide program through its Michigan Statewide Advocacy Services (MSAS) division. Overall, MAP/MSAS employs nearly 100 attorneys, paralegals, and administrators in 10 offices across Michigan.
POSITION: The Michigan Immigrant Rights Center (MIRC) is seeking a Staff Attorney for Immigrant Children 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.
The Michigan Elder Justice Initiative (MEJI) is seeking an advocate to serve as the Long Term Care Targeted Outreach Coordinator for the MI Health Link Ombudsman program (MHLO). MEJI/MHLO is a project of the Michigan Statewide Advocacy Services (MSAS), administered by the Michigan Advocacy Program (MAP). MSAS is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
Michigan Advocacy Program (MAP) is seeking applicants to sponsor for 2019-2021 Skadden, Soros Justice, and Equal Justice Works Fellowships. MAP is seeking candidates interested in projects to support our work on behalf of low-income individuals and families in a range of substantive areas: Domestic violence, family law, immigration, migrant and seasonal farmworker rights, consumer law, housing law, public benefits, elder law, criminal record expungement, and other access to justice issues.
MAP has both local and statewide programs including:
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.