Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

2400 Moorpark Ave., Suite 300San Jose, CA 95128

Visit dv.aaci.org or call our 24-hour Crisis Hotline: (408) 975-2739.

About

Asian Women’s Home, the domestic violence and human trafficking program at Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI), is seeking pro bono legal service representation for the survivors.

The greatest need is legal representation during divorce, child custody, restraining order, and immigration hearings. Vietnamese and Mandarin-speaking attorneys are especially needed, but all backgrounds are welcomed.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one moral support for survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking.
  • Assist client with the legal know-how of the court and legal procedures

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in non-profit legal services
  • Commitment to public interest law and the rights of individuals from underserved communities
  • Able to work with diverse audiences

Time Commitment: On call as needed.

AACI Asian Women’s Home encourages you, as an integral part of our community to contribute your individual experience. We will work together to support survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking. We accept applications on an on-going basis. For more information, visit dv.aaci.org or please contact dvvolcoordinator@aaci.org or (408) 975-2730 ext. 222.

Skills

  • Legal (General)
  • Immigration Law
  • Family Law
  • Cross-cultural Communication

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Ideally 4 - 6 hours a week, for at least 6 months
  • Domestic Violence Advocacy Training
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