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Part-time Crisis Intervention Specialist

Part-time Crisis Intervention Specialist
Lasting Solutions Family Law Program 25 hours per week

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, a nonprofit law firm providing free, quality civil legal services, seeks a part-time (25 hours per week) Crisis Intervention Specialist for its Lasting Solutions Family Law Program.   This advocate will provide support at the St. Louis City Circuit Court to survivors of domestic and sexual violence. They will conduct on-site intakes for Legal Services, as well as offer crisis intervention services, safety planning, legal information, and referrals.   This is a new position funded under a three-year federal grant in collaboration with the Crime Victim Center. Lasting Solutions is co-managed by an attorney and a social worker and has an emphasis on working together as an interdisciplinary team towards holistic advocacy.   Responsibilities: •  Conduct outreach at the St. Louis City Circuit Court, particularly during the domestic violence Adult and Child Order of Protection dockets •  Perform screening for legal needs •  Complete on-site intakes for interested survivors for order of protection and family law cases, as well as connect survivors to other areas of law that Legal Services practices •  Offer support and advocacy to survivors of domestic and sexual violence through safety planning, crisis intervention and connection to emergency resources •  When possible, assist survivors with Family Support Division applications and other stabilizing resources or benefits •  Assist in organizing pro se clinic work and services for St. Louis City in coordination with the Lasting Solutions Clinic Project •  Collaborate with the Crime Victim Center and the St. Louis City Courts to best coordinate services for identified needs of victims of domestic and sexual violence   Who we are:
Legal Services of Eastern Missouri advances justice through legal representation, education, and supportive services. We partner with the community to improve lives, promote fairness and create opportunities for those in need. Since 1956, Legal Services of Eastern Missouri has provided high-quality civil legal assistance and equal access to justice for low-income people in 21 counties in Missouri.  

Salary & Benefits Information:
The salary range for this position for 25 hours/week is $28,600 - $33,100 / year. Specific salary offered to a candidate will be based on their experience. Excellent benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, a generous time off policy, 403(b) and 401(a) retirement plans, paid parental leave, long-term disability and life insurance, employee assistance plan, flexible spending account, and paid continuing education.
Qualifications: • Bachelor or Master of Social Work, or comparable degree, preferred • Experience working with survivors of domestic and sexual violence preferred • Strong problem-solving and de-escalation skills • Ability to connect and work with low-income clients and community stakeholders • Strong communication skills, organizational skills, work ethic, flexibility, and teamwork • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office and able to quickly learn new systems • Open to creative and innovative ways of fulfilling the legal aid mission  
To Apply: 

How to Apply:

Upload your resume and cover letter through our online application at Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Submission Deadline:

Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

At Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, we value diversity, equity, inclusion, and mutual respect. We encourage people of color, women, LGBTQ+, people of all abilities, and those who have been historically disadvantaged to apply. Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that represents our community and to be an inclusive environment for all employees.   Equal access to Legal Services of Eastern Missouri’s office is available. Those applicants requiring accommodation to the interview/application process should contact Human Resources at the e-mail Legal Services of Eastern Missouri is an equal opportunity employer. 


Submission Deadline: 
September 27, 2023
Organization Information: 
Legal Services of Eastern Missouri
701 Market Street, Suite 1100
St. Louis, MO 63101
United States
Phone: 314-256-8758