Job Opportunities

You can make a difference!

Do you want to make a difference in the life of a child, a senior, a veteran? Do you want to help a victim of domestic violence feel safe again? Do you want to help a family put food on the table? Join our team of dedicated attorneys and advocates who make a difference in the lives of thousands of people every year!

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (CLSMF) was named by the NonProfit Times 2012 as a Top 50 Best NonProfit Companies to Work For and Florida’s Best Companies to Work For 2012  and Florida’s Best Companies to Work for 2013.

CLSMF offers an excellent benefits package, a great working environment, and the chance to improve the lives of people in our community.

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Internships

Are you a law student or pre-law student looking for an internship?  Find out more about our internship program.

Volunteer Lawyers Project

Are you an attorney looking for rewarding volunteer opportunities. Learn more about how you can make a difference by doing pro bono legal work through CLSMF.

Current Job Listings

FAMILY LAW Substantive Law Unit  Leader

CLSMF in Daytona Beach seeks an experienced Family Law Attorney. Must have ability to work effectively/creatively with low-income clients including domestic violence victims. Three years supervisory experience required. Must have leadership ability. Florida Bar membership or three years out-of-state Bar membership required; Spanish speaking desired. Must possess a valid FL driver’s license.

We offer an excellent benefits package including free health, dental, life, disability insurance, and more. Send resume, writing samples, and references to Heather Stupar at careers@clsmf.org or fax (386) 323-5762. E.O.E.

Fair Housing Advocate – Orlando, Florida

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida’s Fair Housing Initiative Program (FHIP) is seeking a Fair Housing Advocate for its Orlando office. The program is funded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) FHIP grants. The program provides education and outreach to a 12 county service area in Central Florida and investigates alleged housing discrimination in an effort to combat and diminish housing discrimination under the Fair Housing Act. Duration of this position is dependent on grant funding availability.

The Fair Housing Advocate will be directly supervised by the Fair Housing Program Manager. The advocate will attend community outreach events and conduct educational workshops on housing discrimination. A qualified candidate will possess strong public speaking skills and be available to work weekends and/or evenings when necessary. The advocate will also be responsible for housing discrimination tests which will require coordinating tests and maintaining and cultivating relationships with testers.

Responsibilities:

• Develop Fair Housing presentations and training materials
• Conduct Fair Housing educational workshops/outreach
• Distribute Fair Housing materials throughout the 12 county service area
• Cultivate relationships with community partners for client referrals and to identify opportunities for community involvement
• Recruit and train new testers
• Administer rental, lending, and other Fair Housing tests and prepare analysis
• Assist in investigating Fair Housing violations and preparing complaints

Qualifications:

1. Must have a bachelors degree or equivalent experience
2. Bilingual preferred but not required
3. Must be able to work independently and collaborate with a team
4. Must be able to meet strict deadlines
5. Must be proficient in MS Office, including Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
6. Must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
7. Must be able to perform duties and attend meetings and/or other functions throughout 12 county service area

Community Legal Services of Mid Florida offers an excellent benefits package: competitive salary, free health, dental, disability, and life insurance, and more. Send resume and references to careers@clsmf.org or fax to (386)323-5762. Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/V/D)