Vermont Legal Aid seeks a highly organized individual who enjoys working as part of a team, with a desire to further our mission. We have two full-time positions available: one in Burlington and one 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. See job description and more details at https://www.vtlegalaid.org/work-at-vla
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 March 7, 2023. Send cover letter (indicating which office you prefer), resume, and contact information for three references as a single PDF file with the subject line “Support Staff – (include location preference: Burlington or Montpelier) – March 2023” to email@example.com. Please tell us how you heard about the position.
Our Racial Justice Committee has informed us of job posting outlets, such as this, who would help us promote increasing the diversity of applicants who apply to our organization. They also have a representative on each hiring team and participate in the job applicant screenings and interviews. Please read our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion: https://www.vtlegalaid.org/commitment-diversity-inclusion