Careers

Caminar Latino-LUPE strive for a fully inclusive work environment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or marital status.

Our organization’s culture is described as:

  • Innovative — innovative and risk-taking
  • People-oriented — supportive and fairness-focused
  • Team-oriented — cooperative and collaborative

Positions Available

FT Survivor Advocate

Description
Caminar Latino is located in Atlanta, Georgia, and has worked with Latino families in Atlanta for 32 years. Caminar Latino creates opportunities for Latino families to transform their lives and communities and works to change the social conditions that give rise to violence. In 2018, Caminar Latino and Latinos United for Peace and Equity joined forces to launch a comprehensive approach toward integrating anti-oppression into organizational efforts. Successful candidates will demonstrate commitment to learning, self-reflection and cultural humility. Caminar Latino is currently seeking a Full-Time Family Advocate I who will work in partnership with advocates and facilitators working with families affected by violence.
General Purpose
To provide support and resources to Latina/o survivors of Domestic Violence
Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Provide support to other Advocates
  • Facilitate one of the weekly support groups for Latina Survivors
  • Provide direct services for survivors
  • On-going case management
  • Court accompaniment
  • Assistance with Temporary Protective Orders
  • Referrals to shelters, legal services, and counseling services
  • Interpretation
  • Meet with advocates on a weekly basis
  • Attend weekly team meetings
  • Monitor progress of participants
  • Prepare correspondence for DFCS, Courts, or other agencies when needed
  • Complete necessary paperwork for each of the participants (i.e. client intake sheet.)
  • Maintain records for program participants
  • Attend local and state trainings about domestic violence and other related topics
  • Participate in outreach initiatives/trainings in the community
  • Other duties as needed
Education & Experience
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent but College degree preferred
  • Mastery of computer programs such as Microsoft Office and internet skills including use of e-mails, group messaging and information gathering
Key Competencies
  • Organization and planning skills
  • Work management and prioritizing skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills in both Spanish and English
  • Problem solving ability
  • Attention to detail
  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish
  • Accuracy
  • Flexibility
  • Reliability
  • Teamwork
*The above statements are not intended to encompass all functions and qualifications of this position; rather, they are intended to provide a general framework of the requirements of the position.
Location
Hybrid – Employees will be able to work remotely as well as be required to work in the office at least one day a week
Reports To
Co-CEO
Pay
$14.42 – $15.38 per hour
Job Type
Full-time – Approximately 40 hours each week
Schedule
8 hour shift – Monday to Friday
Benefits
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule
  • Retirement plan
  • Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
*Waiting period may apply | Only full-time employees eligible
To Apply
Send your resume and contact information to Jessica Nunan at jnunan@caminarlatino.org

Summer 2022 Law Clerk

Description
The Summer 2022 Law Clerk will work with the Public Policy Attorney to collect and analyze data from various legal sources, compile statute lists, analyze federal and state regulations and statutes, produce written materials, and develop law and policy related tools, reports and related resources to advance the violence against women field. The work will be completed as part of a team within the National Center to Advance Peace for Children, Youth, and Families (NCAP). Applicants that are committed to culturally centered and equity focused approaches and those with direct lived experience with domestic violence, or the child welfare, custody, immigration, and other systems, are encouraged to apply.
General Purpose
Latinos United for Peace and Equity (LUPE) seeks a Summer 2022 Law Clerk to:

  • Work with the Public Policy Attorney to evaluate legal and social aspects of issues related to domestic violence, custody, child abuse, and other aspects of juvenile and family law.
  • Assist with legal research, writing, and development of tools and resources.
  • Assume the summer clerkship from June to August, though exact dates and time commitments will be determined by law school externship/volunteer requirements.
Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Engage in legal, factual, regulatory, and policy research relating to a wide variety of gender-based violence issues.
  • Prepare written work products such as issue briefs, state legislation/regulation analysis, and legal memoranda.
  • Assist in tracking relevant legislation.
Education & Experience
Rising 2L or 3L (or part-time program equivalent), or LLM student at an ABA accredited law school. Knowledge or experience with domestic violence or sexual assault response programs, child welfare and/or related judicial systems (e.g. family and domestic courts, juvenile justice) preferred. Superior legal research and writing skills, including the ability to tailor voice and style to various audiences and ability to read and understand academic material. Willingness to accept a variety of assignment within the gender-based violence field. Ability to work independently and remotely. Ability to use discretion, keeping in mind the confidential and emotional aspects of our work. Access to a computer with internet and legal research databases.
Key Competencies
Oral and written fluency in English required. Fluency in Spanish is preferred but not required.
Location
Remote – work may be performed anywhere in United States
Reports To
Public Policy Attorney
Pay
Clerkships are uncompensated and not eligible for health benefits but provide real- world professional experience and mentorship. Students may receive academic credit or pro bono hours from their law schools, but award of externship credits and pro bono hours is determined solely by the school.
To Apply
Submit a cover letter, resume (with month and year detail for previous employment), writing sample (no more than 10 pages), and list of three professional references to grosario@caminarlatino.org. All materials should be submitted as a single PDF.
Closing Date
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until April 30, 2022