Job Opportunity: Michael Ayers Law Project (MALP)- Project Director/Attorney

Michael Ayers Law Project (MALP):   Project Director/Attorney:  The Director of the MALP is responsible for leading the MALP and providing effective civil legal representation of victims of domestic violence to the Court in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania.  The Director will supervise the MALP staff and ensure that the project provides legal information, consultation and representation for program participants at Huntingdon House (HH) a program for survivors of domestic violence. MALP includes a strong focus on serving rural domestic violence survivors.  The Project Director also contributes to the coordinated community response to domestic violence in Huntingdon County. Law degree from an accredited law school and license to practice law in Pennsylvania required.  Prior experience in the practice of family and/or public interest law, as well as, expertise in working with survivors of Domestic Violence and providing court advocacy about the impact of domestic violence preferred.

This position requires a strong commitment to:
  • the provision of Domestic Violence services with survivor centered and feminist perspective;
  • the struggle against ageism, classism, racism, ableism, genderism, homophobia and heterosexism;
support and involve people of all racial, social, ethnic, religious, cultural and economic groups

Application Process:
Those interested in this position may apply by submitting a letter of interest, a current resume/curriculum vitae, and a complete list of three or more personal and professional references to:  

Jean Riddle Collins, Executive Director

401 7th Street

Huntingdon, PA  16652

814-643-2801 office phone

814-643-2419 fax