Vermont Legal Aid seeks a highly organized individual who enjoys working as part of a team, with a desire to further our mission, for a full-time position in Montpelier, VT.
We encourage applicants from a broad range of backgrounds, and welcome information about how your experience can contribute to serving our diverse client communities. Applicants are encouraged to share in their cover letter how they can further our goals of social justice and individual rights. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a discrimination-and-harassment-free workplace. Please read our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion: https://www.vtlegalaid.org/commitment-diversity-inclusion
Responsibilities include general office management and front desk duties (answering phones, client contact, data entry, typing, file/document/database management), as well as providing administrative support to multiple attorneys and paralegals. Experience in an administrative support role is preferable. Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite required. Fluency in French, Spanish, Swahili, Kirundi, Somali, Arabic, Nepali, or Burmese is a plus. Job description and more details.
Base salary is $38,480 with salary credit given for relevant prior work experience. Benefits include: Four weeks paid vacation, retirement, and excellent health benefits; possibility for law office study.
Application deadline is April 18, 2023. Send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references as a single PDF file with the subject line “Support Staff – April 2023” to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please tell us how you heard about the position.
VLA has a Racial Justice Committee whose mission it is to educate and train all staff on issues related to racial justice, equity and inclusion. They have a hiring team involved in all aspects of the hiring process from vetting job descriptions, to screening and interviewing candidates.
We know as an organization that we have a great deal of work to create and continue to evolve into a work space that is welcoming, encouraging and supportive to all.