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Each year, our work positively affects tens of thousands of Texans fighting to obtain or keep the essentials of life — including home, job, benefits, and family. We provide high-quality legal representation, advice, advocacy, and education at no cost to underserved communities across the state.
BENEFITS & PERKS
Our health plan for full-time employees includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short/long term disability coverage. We pay 100% of employee costs and 50% of family coverage, with the option to purchase additional life insurance.
For all health plan members, the organization contributes $2,400 annually to a Health Savings Account (HSA) while also providing the option for employee contributions to the account. Eligible members have the option to contribute to medical, dependent daycare, and limited purpose Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Plans as well.
Additionally, we recognize 14 paid holidays a year, offer generous PTO, provide new parent leave, and help our employees save for retirement. We offer a 403(b) plan for employee contributions — and upon the employee meeting eligibility requirements — we also make a contribution to the employee’s account. Plus, TLSC provides most employees the opportunity to telecommute.
To learn more about what it's like to work with us, read interviews of TLSC staff members in our Fight for Justice series.
exas Legal Services Center’s (TLSC) Crime Victims Program provides direct legal services to victims of violent crime, which includes providing legal advice and referrals by phone, representing victims in court, and advocating on behalf of victims who are navigating the criminal justice system. Depending on the needs of the program, this position will provide trauma-informed services to victims including interviewing potential clients, advocating for clients with social service providers, and conducting outreach. This position will also supervise the work of legal advocates, intake specialists, and social work students as needed.
Communities and Survivors
The Operations Team provides support to the entire organization, oversees special projects and operations, including managing office services; purchasing; IT; and assists with reception. The Receptionist is responsible for performing front desk receptionist duties while taking care of the main phone line and completing general clerical duties. In addition, when not performing receptionist duties, the incumbent in this position also enters online intakes from the low-income population in need of legal services.
The Human Resources Director brings enthusiasm and commitment to TLSC’s mission and values, demonstrating trust, leadership, service and courage—serving as an integral part of TLSC’s leadership. The HR Director manages essential human resource strategies and functions related to recruiting and hiring, employee relations, compensation, benefits, payroll, and health and safety.
The Intake Specialist is responsible for intake duties including responding to calls, online inquiries, and online chats from the low-income population in need of legal services. At times, the phone calls and inquiries received by the incumbent in this position are from people who are in crisis mode and may have experienced a traumatic event, i.e., victim of violent crime and the incumbent in this position is expected to respond in a compassionate, culturally sensitive, non-judgmental, and trauma-informed manner. In addition, the incumbent in this position performs front desk receptionist duties while taking care of the main phone line and completing general clerical duties.
As a member of the Finance Administration team and under the direction of the Director of Finance, the Accountant will be responsible for ensuring transactions are properly recorded in Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Payroll general ledger accounts including compliance with cost allocation policies and procedures.
Staff Attorney, Medical-Legal Partnerships
The Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP) team works onsite with health care clinicians to promote physical, mental, and emotional health through integrated legal services with a primary focus on working directly with patient-clients to help solve a wide range of legal issues. Texas Legal Services Center (TLSC) MLPs are based on the national MLP model of increasing access to justice while mitigating socio-legal determinants of health—such as lack of access to care, financial and food insecurity, housing instability, and personal uncertainty. Attorneys are expected to work in-person both at the TLSC office and on-site at the clinic with the health care team to detect, address, and prevent health-harming legal issues for patients and communities.
Communities and Survivors