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We are a passionate, diverse group of individuals who come from all over the world. When you walk through our office, you’ll hear conversations in more than 30 languages. While our office environment is casual and light, we work hard to achieve our goals. If you’re an ambitious individual who is passionate about our cause, apply today!

Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps Legal Fellows

Position Description:  Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps Legal Fellows
Organization: Mosaic Family Services
Fellowship: Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps

Mosaic Family Services will host two fellows over two years as part of the Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps. Each fellowship should begin on or about June 1, 2018 and end May/June 2020. Both fellows will serve survivors of human trafficking.

The Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps is a legal fellowship program designed to increase capacity and access to civil legal help for crime victims. A cohort of approximately sixty fellows are placed at nonprofit organizations across the country to provide direct representation to victims of crimes, including human trafficking, fraud/identity theft, campus sexual assault, and hate crime, and immigrant victims of crime with meritorious claims for immigration relief, and outreach and education to community partners. All fellows will incorporate crime victims’ rights enforcement into their practice and will receive training from the National Crime Victim Law Institute and other training and technical assistance providers.

This program is supported by an award from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime, Award Number 2017-MU-MU-K131, and private funding.

The fellows will be supervised by Mosaic Family Services and based in Dallas.

Fellowship Description
The Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps Fellows will:

  • Provide direct legal services to all categories of human trafficking survivors to address the range of civil legal issues that arise from the victimization
  • Provide crime victims’ rights enforcement  
  • Conduct outreach and education activities, provide referrals, and leverage pro bono resources
  • Contribute to programmatic reporting required under the federal award
  • Collaborate with other Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps Fellows nationwide and within the agency
  • Provide specialized representation, screening and outreach in common legal areas of need for either of the following: (1) foreign national trafficking victims, including a range of immigration applications, removal proceedings, and benefits access or (2) minor/recently aged-out youth victims, including family law and emancipation, right to consent, criminal record clearance, and benefits access.  
  • Actively participate in mandatory in-person training programs including two-day Crime Victims Justice Corps Victim Law Boot Camp training in June 2018 in Washington, DC; learning event at the end of the Fellowship; annual three-day Equal Justice Works Leadership Development Training in October/November 2018 and 2019 in Washington, DC; and training calls with the National Crime Victim Law Institute

Qualifications

 The ideal candidates will possess the following qualifications:

  • Licensed to practice law in state of Texas
  • A demonstrated commitment to public interest work and desire to assist crime victims
  • Strong writing, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • An ability to provide victim-centered, trauma-informed, and culturally competent legal assistance to crime victims/survivors
  • An ability to work collaboratively in a variety of contexts and with multiple organizations to facilitate comprehensive services to crime victims/survivors
  • Ability to begin the fellowship by on or about June 1, 2018 and serve for 2 years
  • Those with legal experience in crime victims’ rights enforcement, victim services, immigration law or youth law are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Law school clinic, externship, summer or other relevant practice experience a plus  
  • Proficiency in Spanish preferred

Salary and Benefits Provided by Mosaic Family Services

  • Each fellow will be provided an annual salary commensurate with experience in accordance with general agency attorney salary scale.
  • Health and life insurance provided; Employer-matched IRA and low-cost vision and dental plans available; Position related travel reimbursement and bar dues provided; Paid leave in accordance with agency policy.

Mosaic Family Services is a safe haven for survivors of human rights abuses that serves multicultural communities with comprehensive services including shelter, victim advocacy and case management, counseling and legal services.

Mosaic Family Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or veteran status.

Application Deadline: May 7, 2018, but candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Application Instructions:  Email a cover letter and resume to Alison Maher at [email protected]

Case Manager (Full Time)

Position:   Case Manager (Full-Time, 40 hours)
Program:   Multicultural Family Violence Program, Services of Human Trafficking Program
Supervisor: Program Director / Assistant Program Director
Salary Range: $30,000 – $34,000

Essential Functions:

  • Provide direct comprehensive case management to victims/survivors; including advocacy, interpretation/translation, transportation, orientation/education, and other support services as needed  
  • Conduct outreach and education to multicultural communities
  • Prepare outreach and education materials and brochures
  • Network and maintain updated knowledge of community resources
  • Maintain updated knowledge of family violence, human trafficking, immigration, and other violent crime-related issues
  • Maintain proper documentation and record keeping
  • Report weekly activities to supervisor in a timely manner
  • Submit monthly reports to supervisor in a timely manner
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings and monthly supervision meetings
  • Ensure meeting of program needs through ongoing program evaluation
  • Miscellaneous assignments as requested by the Assistant Program Director or Program Director

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a human service field
  • Effective communication skills with individuals from culturally diverse backgrounds
  • Strong writing skills
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Bilingual in English and another language, Spanish preferred

Preferred

  • Experiences in refugee and immigrant services
  • Knowledge of victim issues in family violence and trafficking

Please submit resume and cover letter to Program Director: Mirjana Omerajic at [email protected]. 214-821-5393 ext. 243 

Counselor (Part-Time, 15 hours)


Program:  
Mental Health Counseling Program

Essential Functions:

  • Conduct outreach and education to appropriate communities.
  • Provide individual and group counseling/therapy for adults.
  • Provide art and play therapy for children.
  • Conduct assessments and diagnose symptoms.
  • Treat victims in their symptoms of diagnose
  • Conduct weekly support groups for adult residents.
  • Conduct weekly support groups for child residents.
  • Develop safety plans for victim
  • Conduct needs assessment and intake for victim
  • Conduct crisis counseling and supportive counseling.
  • Assist in the development of resources for immigrant victims of crime.
  • Provide referrals to appropriate services for victims as needed.
  • Provide interpretation and translation as needed.
  • Maintain updated knowledge on domestic violence, human trafficking, and immigration issues.
  • Maintain proper documentation and record keeping.
  • Provide weekly and monthly reports in timely manner.
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Program Director.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in a human service field.  Licensed required LMSW, LCSW, LPC, LPC-I.
  • Experiences in refugee and immigrant services.
  • Experiences in working with victims of family violence.
  • Effective communication with culturally diverse populations.
  • Sensitivity to the needs of victims of family violence.
  • Bilingual Preferred in English and another language.
  • Strong oral and paperwork skills.

Please submit resume and cover letter to Claudia Ospina, Program Director at [email protected]

Shelter Advocate, On-Call

This is a part-time, on-call position. On-call staff must be available to come as needed; availability will be discussed during the hiring process.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in human services or related field preferred
  • Effective communication skills with individuals from culturally diverse backgrounds
  • Prior experience in working with victims of family violence/human trafficking preferred
  • Knowledge of victim issues in family violence and human trafficking preferred
  • Ability to work independent with minimal supervision
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred

Job Duties

  • Answer the 24-hour hotline and screen calls for program admissions
  • Provide appropriate referrals and information for hotline callers
  • Maintain proper client, program and facility documentation, including communication logs, hotline forms, resident medication logs,  etc.
  • Maintain knowledge of Mosaic Family Services’ guidelines and procedures
  • Maintain knowledge of family violence, human trafficking and working with multicultural clients
  • Develop safety plans for women and children residents
  • Complete intakes and Resident Handbooks for new residents
  • Conduct crisis counseling and supporting counseling (for residents and through hotline)
  • Assist in development of resources for victims to shelters and other service agencies as needed
  • Provide interpretation and translation services as needed
  • Attend monthly staff meetings
  • Other duties as assigned by Shelter Director or their designee.

Please submit resume, references and cover letter to Nancy Rocha at [email protected]

Counseling Intern

Program Description:
We provide individual, family, and group counseling to survivors of human rights abuses. We also provide play therapy services. The counseling staff is comprised of LPC, LPC-Intern, LCSW, and practicum level counselors. There are LPC-Supervisors on staff. Mosaic is a United Way affiliate.Training at Mosaic Family Services
We are committed to providing training for LPC-Interns and Masters Level students. Counselors work with a wide variety of clients involved in:

  • Individual Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Play Therapy
  • Activity and Support Groups at Mosaic Transitional House

Application Procedure & Requirements:

  • Minimum two semester commitment
  • Availability to work till 6 pm on weekdays, 7 pm every other Wednesday for group supervision, and some Saturdays if required
  • Minimum ten direct client contact hours per week
  • Individual Supervision is one hour per week and will be coordinated with staff supervisor
  • Provide counseling at office as well as at shelter
  • Advanced practicum students preferred

Application Instructions:

  • Please specify the semester you would like to begin
  • On-going application process; no specific deadline

Send a copy of your cover letter, resume, and references to:
Claudia Ospina / Program Director
[email protected]
214-821-5393 ext. 249

Development Department Intern

Job Title: Development Department Summer Intern

Duties:

  • Assist with marketing efforts for Mosaic including website, blog posts, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn
  • Help maintain donor tracking system
  • Assist Development Director/Development Manager with newsletters, mail campaigns, and other communication materials, including special event and other special campaign communication
  • Assist Development Director in keeping track of silent auction items for Mosaics major events
  • Assist Development Director in maintain processes for gift acceptance, donor acknowledgement, and donor tracking

Qualifications:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility in schedule
  • Organized, creative and detail-oriented
  • Strong computer skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.) required
  • Experience using social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, multicultural work environment

Send a copy of your cover letter and resume to Genevieve Petersen at [email protected]

*Please note: Our internships are unpaid.