The Kinship Care Project provides representation to relative caregivers in custody, guardianship, adoption, benefits, and other related legal matters.
The attorney will be expected to interview clients for the purpose of preparing temporary guardianships, custody, adoption assistance, and handling a variety of matters for relative caregivers. The attorney will also be responsible for creating community education materials on various topics of importance to kinship care families and to assist in implementing the Kinship Care Project at GLSP.
Graduate of accredited law school; Georgia Bar membership, or willing to take next exam; demonstrated interest or experience in working with low income clients and/or on poverty law issues. Good oral advocacy, writing, and computer skills, and have a reliable car and driver’s license. Ability to speak Spanish is a plus.
Salary is dependent upon experience and qualifications; GLSP offers excellent fringe benefits including an employer 75% loan repayment program. A statement of interest, resume, and writing sample should be submitted to https://www.glsp.org/join-the-team/ .
GLSP is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Georgia Legal Services Program not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, medical condition, national origin, disability, marital or other protected status. GLSP values a diverse work environment and strongly encourages women, people of color, people who identify as LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and people who have experienced poverty or homelessness to apply. GLSP invites all applicants to include in their cover letter a statement about how your unique background and/or experiences might contribute to the diversity, cultural vitality, and perspective of our staff and legal services practice.