Description

Utah Legal Services is guided by a 20 person Board of Directors, including several members who are eligible for our services at the time they join the Board. To be eligible candidates should be dedicated to equal justice for all, and must have an income level at 200% of the federal poverty guidelines or less. We are a welcoming board and organization and the viewpoints and contributions of client eligible board members are highly valued.
Organization's Mission: Utah Legal Services seeks to protect the rights of the disadvantaged and persons of limited means by legal representation, advocacy, and education throughout Utah.
Organization's Programs and Services: We serve victims of domestic violence and low-income persons in civil law cases such as, protective orders, eviction defense, applications for public benefits programs and we have special programs for Senior Citizens, Native Americans and Agricultural workers.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement: Utah Legal Services believes that equal opportunity for all employees is important for the continuing success of our organization. In accordance with state and federal law, this nonprofit will not discriminate against an employee or applicant for employment because of race, disability, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status in hiring, promoting, demoting, training, benefits, transfers, layoffs, terminations, recommendations, rates of pay, or other forms of compensation.
Skills & Talents of Ideal Candidate: A dedication to fairness and justice for all. Ability to work well with a dedicated group of fellow board members.
What Can this Position offer the Applicant?: Work and contacts with attorneys, great experience and training on board responsibility and reviewing financial documents.
Meeting Frequency: 6 times/year.
Meeting Times: 5 pm on Wednesdays
Meeting Location: Current remote, otherwise 205 N 400 W SLC UT
Overall Time Commitment: Perhaps 30-40 hours per year.
Current Number of Board Members: 18
Current Number of Board Vacancies: 2
Application Process/Instructions: Send an email expressing your interest to jobs@utahlegalservices.org

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Organization Website: Visit website
Contact Name: Eric Mittelstadt
Email: jobs@utahlegalservices.org