Hopeful Horizons, a nonprofit children's advocacy, domestic violence and rape crisis center serving the South Carolina Lowcountry, is seeking a full-time staff attorney to provide civil litigation and information to adult victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
The staff attorney position is based in Beaufort and will travel to serve clients in Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper counties. Civil litigation will primarily be in the area of family law, although the attorney may work in other areas based on the needs of the client. The attorney will also provide law-related information and education about domestic violence and sexual assault to law enforcement, attorneys and court personnel as needed. The attorney oversees Hopeful Horizons’ grant funded legal program and supervises the activities of a legal assistant, paralegal and court advocate.
Qualified applicants must: be a member of the SC Bar; have family law experience; have good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills; work and communicate effectively in a team environment; have knowledge of and sensitivity to the issues of domestic violence and sexual assault; have a non-judgmental attitude; have a valid driver’s license and good driving record; and pass background checks. Experience supervising staff and managing programs is a plus.
Please email resumes and cover letters to: DubrowskiK@hopefulhorizons.org by April 30, 2021. Hopeful Horizons is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive working environment.
COVID-19 considerations: Hopeful Horizons is currently limiting in-person services and is following protocols set forth by the CDC to help ensure the safety and health of our clients, staff and volunteers. The staff attorney position will provide services remotely and in-person.
About Hopeful Horizons: Hopeful Horizons is a local nonprofit organization with a mission to protect, treat and prevent and a vision of building a community without abuse. For more information on the organization and its programs, please visit our website at www.hopefulhorizons.org.