VLA seeks full-time Administrative Support Staff

Vermont Legal Aid
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Location: Chittenden County,
About the Job

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 a full-time position available in Burlington, 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/about-vla/jobs.

Base salary is $42,480 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 May 20, 2024, or until filled. Send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references as a single PDF file with the subject line “Support Staff – May 2024” to hiring@vtlegalaid.org. Please tell us how you heard about the position.

Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

We have an active Racial Justice Committee, which has a subcommittee that takes part in all hiring activities from approving job descriptions and providing places to advertise to reach a diverse pool of candidates to the screening and interview meetings.

We have been consulting with Tabitha Moore of Intentional Evolution to provide DEI training and consultation for all staff roles.

Wage or Salary
Base salary is $42,480, with starting salary determined by a candidate’s relevant skills and experience.