Clerical Support Staff - Burlington

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 multiple attorneys and paralegals. Experience as a legal secretary or formal secretarial training is preferable. Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite required. Fluency in French, Spanish, Swahili, Kirundi, Somali, Arabic, Nepali, or Burmese is a plus.

Base salary is $37,000 with salary credit given for relevant prior work experience. Four weeks paid vacation, retirement, and excellent health benefits.

Application deadline is February 1, 2022. 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 2022” to David Koeninger, Deputy Director, c/o Please tell us how you heard about the position. 

Burlington Support Staff Job Description

Application Submission Instructions

Your application should include the following components, in order, sent as a single PDF. The PDF document should be entitled “YourLastName YourFirstName.pdf”. Applications must be emailed with the subject line “Last Name - Burlington Support Staff Application 2022" to

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. 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.
2. Current Resume
3. References
Please provide the phone numbers and email addresses of three academic or professional references.