MLPB (www.mlpboston.org), a non-profit social enterprise, seeks a Legal Advisor to support its mission-driven capacity-building work. MLPB (f/k/a Medical-Legal Partnership | Boston) equips health and human service organizations with upstream problem-solving strategies that improve people’s social determinants of health (SDOH). Leveraging our public interest law expertise, we advance health equity for individuals, families and communities. MLPB’s operating model is evidence-based and prioritizes capacity-building strategies for our organizational partners – based in healthcare, human services, and early childhood systems – and their workforces. These strategies include:
MLPB partners with 20+ health and human services organizations in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and nationally. In 2018, we were certified by MassHealth as a DSRIP technical assistance vendor in several domains, including Community-based Care and Social Determinants of Health. MLPB is a fiscally sponsored project of TSNE MissionWorks (www.tsne.org).
NOTE: MLPB and its staff do not provide direct legal representation to consumers. Attorneys seeking to provide direct legal representation to individuals, families, or classes of consumers should not apply for the Legal Advisor position.
The Legal Advisor will join a talented group of MLPB legal advisors and advance the organization’s mission and successful growth through, primarily:
Workforce Training & Interprofessional Education (IPE)
Legal Technical Assistance
Quality Assurance & Improvement
We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.
TSNE MissionWorks/MLPB envisions a society grounded in the principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors the unique talents and lived experiences of each person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE MissionWorks actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work.
As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE MissionWorks/MLPB will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status or any other factor prohibited by law.