The Youth Law Center based in Des Moines, Iowa is seeking a full-time staff attorney to help drive our work on behalf of youth in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. The Youth Law Center is a 501c3 non-profit agency representing children in Polk County, Iowa. Candidates for this position should have prior experience in juvenile law and demonstrated ability as an advocate in juvenile justice, child welfare, or another closely-related field.
Benefits: Hiring salary range $50,000-$75,000 depending on qualifications. Benefits include: health and dental insurance, retirement savings plan 403(b), life insurance, flexible spending account, PTO, holidays, and paid parking. This position is eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. Organization web page: http://www.youthlawcenteria.org.
QUALIFICATIONS: A Juris Doctorate from an accredited institution and be a State of Iowa licensed attorney. Prefer experience in juvenile or family law. The ability to work as a collaborative team member with social service professionals, court partners, colleagues, and team members is essential. Excellent research and writing skills are required. Overnight travel is rare but may be required.