Advancing Justice Southern California,

Home Preservation Program Specialist

1 month ago
Employment type
Anaheim, CA
Closing date

About this organization

We are the nation's largest legal and civil rights organization for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (NHPI). Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services, and education and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Pacific Americans and to create a more equitable and harmonious society. We serve more than 15,000 individuals and organizations every year, focusing on the most vulnerable members of Asian American and NHPI communities while also building a strong voice for civil rights and social justice. With our Advancing Justice affiliates in Atlanta, Chicago, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C., we enrich, enhance, and serve our communities all across the country.

About this job

Under the direction of the Managing Director, Client Services, the Program Specialist is responsible for aiding in homelessness prevention with grant and client support with eviction defense assistance, housing and discrimination issues and community education that expands access to justice for low-income limited English-speaking immigrants.

This is a fixed-term position ending on 12/13/2024.

Roles & responsibilities

55% Grant Support

Support various grant report to ensure deliverables remain on track and provide case outcome as required by each grant. Responsible for collecting, organizing, and analyzing data to prepare and draft monthly, quarterly, and semi-annual grant reports;

Coordinate and manage monitoring visits and audits to ensure grant compliance;

Word closely with grantors and funders to ensure administrative grant compliance;

Attend grant related meetings and trainings;

Sub-grantee management to ensure grant compliance;

Provide administrative support to managing director and development unit to seek future funding opportunities.

35% Client Support

Assess legal matters, complete intake screening process, consult with Advancing Justice SoCal attorneys and provide in-language counsel and advice over the phone for housing, and other legal issues

Provide brief services including drafting letters, answers, applications and legal pleadings to the clients under the supervision of attorney

Provide client accompaniment to administrative, and court hearings and preparing for hearings under the supervision of attorney

10% Other Duties as Assigned

Support collaboration with community partner organizations through referrals and service coordination

Assist in the planning and execution of outreach activities to the community, including meeting with media and community-based organizations

Assist in the development and translation of written community outreach and education materials.

Provide language support such as interpretation and translation to attorneys in eviction and housing issues

Perform administrative duties including but not limited to inputting intakes into centralized database and filing closed intakes


Minimum associate degree, Bachelors in a related field strongly preferred

Minimum of one (1) year of related experience

Valid drivers license and/or access to alternative means of transportation

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