Advocacy

Ombudsman Services of San Mateo County, Inc. – Regional Supervisor

The person who holds this position will become or be a state certified ombudsman with supervisory responsibilities for a group of field ombudsman. The regional coordinator will work towards meeting the facility coverage plan within the area assigned to him/her, and will supervise/monitor the field ombudsmen in the performance of their duties.

CORA – LGBTQ Victim Advocate

The LGBTQ+ Victim Advocate conducts meaningful community outreach and educational workshops about LGBTQ-specific domestic violence relationships; collaborates with schools, community organizations, and other stakeholders to increase awareness and access to services as well as promote positive outcomes for LGBTQ+ relationship abuse; and develops and disseminates information and resources within CORA and throughout the community. The LGBTQ+ Victim Advocate will be stationed at CORA’s Community Office, and will be expected to travel to and from the Transitional Housing apartments, Emergency Safe houses, and our Satellite locations as needed. 

LASSMC – LIBRE Project Coordinator/Benefits Assistor

The Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County (LASSMC) seeks a dynamic and organized person who is passionate about immigrant rights to support the LIBRE program and help families and individuals to access public benefits. LIBRE (Linking Immigrants to Benefits, Resources, and Education) is a growing multi-agency collaboration that offers community outreach and education concerning eligibility for public benefits and immigration-related issues, application assistance, and legal services to access public benefits and immigration relief.

LASSMC – Health Law Attorney

The Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County (LASSMC) seeks an attorney with a passion for health equity and social justice advocacy to join our Health Consumer Center (HCC). The HCC helps resolve legal problems related to health care access for low-income people. The HCC works with state and local partners to provide outreach and education and to engage in systemic advocacy to eliminate barriers to health coverage and health care. The HCC is a partner in the Health Consumer Alliance, a statewide network of independent consumer assistance programs.

LASSMC – Supervising Attorney, Health Consumer Center

The Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County (LASSMC) seeks an experienced attorney with a passion for health equity and social justice advocacy to supervise the Health Consumer Center (HCC). The HCC helps resolve legal problems related to health care access for low-income people. The HCC works with state and local partners to provide outreach and education and to engage in systemic advocacy to eliminate barriers to health coverage and health care. The HCC is a partner in the Health Consumer Alliance, a statewide network of independent consumer assistance programs.

CORA – Bilingual Family Advocate

The purpose of this position is to provide housing advocacy, case management and supportive services for domestic violence survivors and their families while they increase their self-sufficiency and transition into permanent housing. The Family Advocate will assess eligibility in transitional housing, provide case management and advocacy toward personal safety and increased self-sufficiency, provide education around budgeting and similar life skills, and assist families in locating and determining appropriateness of long-term housing options. The position will also provide support to CORA’s other supportive housing programs. This position involves responsibilities at multiple sites throughout San Mateo County.