Legal Secretary

Vermont Legal Aid seeks a highly-organized team player, with a desire to further our mission, for a full-time position in Burlington. Responsibilities include general office management and secretarial duties (answering phones, client contact, data entry, typing, file/document/database management), as well as supporting the work of ten attorneys and paralegals. Experience as a legal secretary or formal secretarial training is preferable. Proficiency with Microsoft Office required. Starting salary is $30,685+ DOE with excellent benefits and four weeks’ vacation. Send cover letter, resume and contact information for three references as a single PDF file with the subject line “Last Name - Burlington Support Staff Application 2018” to Eric Avildsen, Executive Director c/o Rose Wunrow. Application deadline: January 15, 2018.


Application Submission Instructions: 

Your application should include the following four components, in order, sent as a single PDF.  The PDF document should be entitled “YourLastName YourFirstName.pdf”.  Applications must be emailed to Eric Avildsen, Executive Director, c/o Rose Wunrow with the subject line “Burlington Support Staff Application 2018."


Application Components:

1. Cover Letter

Your cover letter should address how you believe your knowledge, training and experience prepare you for success in this position.  

2. A Current Resume

3. References

Please provide the phone numbers and email addresses of three academic or professional references.  


We are an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building cultural competency in order to effectively serve our increasingly diverse client community. We encourage applicants to share in their cover letters how they can further this goal.