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Jobs & Internships

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!

Counselor, Immigrant and Refugee Counseling Department

This is a full-time Counselor position with Mosaic’s Immigrant and Refugee Counseling Department.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in a human service field
  • Required license or certification: LPC, LPC-I, LMSW, LCSW, LMFT or RPT
  • Experience in refugee and immigrant services
  • Experience working with victims of family violence
  • Effective communication with culturally diverse populations
  • Sensitivity to the needs of victims of family violence
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred
  • Strong oral and paperwork skills

Job Duties:

  • Conduct outreach and education to appropriate communities
  • Provide individual and group counseling for adults at our shelter
  • 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 of Mosaic House
  • Conduct weekly support groups for child residents of Mosaic House
  • Develop safety plans for victims
  • Conduct needs assessment and intake for victims
  • Conduct crisis counseling and support counseling
  • Assist in the development of resources for immigrant victims of crime
  • Provide referrals to appropriate services for victims and abuses as needed
  • Provide transportation for victims to shelters and other service agencies as needed
  • Provide interpretation and translation as needed
  • Maintain updated knowledge on domestic violence, human trafficking, and immigration issues
  • Maintain proper communication, documentation and record keeping
  • Provide weekly and monthly reports in a timely manner
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings, group supervision and trainings
  • Other duties as assigned by the Program Director

Please submit resume, references and cover letter to Claudia Ospina at claudiao@mosaicservices.org.

Bilingual Family Law Attorney, Multicultural Legal Services Program

The Multicultural Legal Services Program provides representation to Mosaic clients with immigration and family law needs, including but not limited to divorce, custody, child support, and protective orders. The Family Law staff attorney will independently manage cases and advocate for clients in court proceedings, with opposing parties, and before administrative agencies. The attorney should be fluent in English and Spanish, and will represent clients with limited English proficiency.

Qualifications:

  • Graduated from an accredited law school
  • Licensed to practice law in Texas
  • Experience in Family Law or other litigation preferred
  • Fluent in written and spoken Spanish
  • Experience with or training related to serving domestic violence survivors
  • Commitment to issues involving immigrants and refugees
  • Sensitivity to serving multicultural communities
  • Proficiency in written and oral communication
  • Access to transportation

Job Duties:

  • Interview and counsel clients
  • Represent clients in family law proceedings
  • Advocate for clients in court proceedings, mediations, and other administrative proceedings
  • Research factual and legal problems
  • Draft pleadings, briefs, and other legal documents
  • Work efficiently and independently to maintain case files
  • Participate in continuing legal education
  • Participate in community education projects
  • Train and supervise interns and pro bono attorneys
  • Work cooperatively with staff from other Mosaic departments

Please submit resume, references and cover letter to Meijken Westenskow at meijkenw@mosaicservices.org.

Bilingual Legal Assistant, Multicultural Legal Services Program

The Administrative Assistant will provide general administrative support to attorneys and BIA accredited representatives in Mosaic’s Multicultural Legal Program including, but not limited to: providing interpretation during client meetings, coordinating appointments and services, maintaining legal files, and monitoring case progress.

Qualifications:

  • Fluency (speaking, writing, and reading) in both Spanish and English
  • Bachelor’s degree or progress toward a degree or equivalent in a human services field
  • Effective communication with and sensitivity to culturally diverse populations
  • Computer literacy and word processing skills
  • Commitment to issues involving immigrants and refugees
  • Dependable, good work habits, strong people and communication skills

Job Duties:

  • Maintain client information, including database management
  • Create new client case files and manage the filing system
  • Manage staff calendars
  • Answer phones and communicate with potential/existing clients
  • Other administrative responsibilities

Please submit resume, references and cover letter to Meijken Westenskow at meijkenw@mosaicservices.org.

On-Call House Attendant, Mosaic House

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 her designate

Please submit resume, references and cover letter to Nancy Rocha at nancyr@mosaicservices.org

Intern Title: Legal Intern, Program: Multicultural Legal Services

Job Description: Law Clerk/Legal Intern

Qualifications:

        • Enrolled in an accredited law school.
        • Familiarity with family law, immigration law, or litigation preferred
        • Experience with or training related to serving domestic violence survivors
        • Commitment to issues involving immigrants and refugees
        • Sensitivity to serving multicultural communities
        • Proficiency in written and oral communication

Job duties:

        • Draft pleadings, briefs and other legal documents
        • Interview and communicate with clients regarding their cases with the agency
        • Other administrative responsibilities
        • Work efficiently and independently to maintain case files
        • Work cooperatively with staff from other Mosaic departments

Please submit resume and cover letter to Meijken Westenskow at meijkenw@mosaicservices.org

Intern Title: Counseling Intern, Program: Counseling

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
claudiao@mosaicservices.org
214-821-5393 x249

*Please note: Our internships are unpaid.