Equal Justice Works Fellowship in the Housing Justice Program

Position Title Equal Justice Works Fellowship in the Housing Justice Program
Location Columbia and Spartanburg Offices
Job Type Two-year Fellowship
Job Summary South Carolina Legal Services, a statewide nonprofit law firm, in conjunction with Equal Justice Works mobilizes cohorts of lawyers and community organizers to serve low-income individuals who are current at risk of experiencing housing instability and involuntary displacement, particularly due to eviction.

The fellow will provide legal advice, referrals, and full representation for tenants in eviction proceedings, engage in outreach and education activities; and collaborate with community partners to address systematic barriers that contribute to housing instability.

Equal Justice Works Fellow Detailed Job Description

Minimum Qualifications
  • Member of the SC Bar, preferred but not required.
  • Strong oral, written and presentation communication skills; bilingual skills a plus but not required.
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office
  • Commitment to public interest/poverty law.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Ability to begin the fellowship by or about August 1, 2022 and serve for 2 years.
  • Desire to work with diverse low-income or economically disadvantaged individuals, families, and the agencies that serve them.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office 2016 and Microsoft Office 365
Job Open Date Immediately
Job Close Date Until Filled
Applicants interested in applying for this position may submit a
Resume and three references with cover letter to eunicefranklin@sclegal.org.
Attn: Human Resources – HJP Fellow