Current Openings

We do not hire practicing attorneys for paralegal advocate and ombudsman positions. Attorneys are welcome to apply for our attorney openings only.


We are currently seeking applications for the position below.
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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Vermont Legal Aid seeks an Executive Assistant in its Burlington office to work on complex assignments where independent action and a high degree of initiative are required. Responsibilities include management of grant applications and reporting, analyzing and presenting caseload and other data, and general administrative support for the Executive Director and other senior management staff.  BA or equivalent experience required. The successful candidate will have 2+ years of experience in an administrative or support capacity, professional or academic experience completing complex writing assignments, and proficiency in database query and reporting, Excel, Outlook and Word.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required. Starting salary is $34,917 + DOE and excellent fringe benefits. To apply, email your cover letter, resume, contact information for three references and a writing sample as a single PDF with the subject line “Executive Assistant February 2018 Application” to Eric Avildsen, Executive Director, c/o Rose Wunrow by February 20. Click here for complete application instructions.


POVERTY LAW ATTORNEY

Vermont Legal Aid seeks a full-time attorney in the Poverty Law Project in our Burlington office. Responsibilities include advocacy in a variety of forums on behalf of low-income and disadvantaged clients. Casework may include housing, family, tax, government benefits, and consumer law. Applicants must have excellent written and oral communication skills and demonstrated experience in public interest law, civil rights law or legal services. Some in-state travel required. Applicants must be admitted to practice in Vermont or eligible for admission on motion. Starting salary is $47,085 plus D.O.E. with excellent fringe benefits. Send cover letter, resume, references, and writing sample as a single PDF with the subject line “Poverty Law Attorney Application 2018” by March 2 to Eric Avildsen, Executive Director, c/o Rose Wunrow. Click here for complete application instructions.


MEDICARE ADVOCACY ATTORNEY

Vermont Legal Aid seeks a full-time staff attorney in its Elder Law Project located in Burlington, Vermont. Responsibilities will be focused on representing Medicare beneficiaries in administrative appeals, as well as other advocacy on behalf of low-income Vermont seniors. Applicants must have excellent written and oral skills and demonstrated experience in public interest law, civil rights law or legal services. Applicants admitted to practice in Vermont preferred. Some in-state travel required. Salary is $47,085 + D.O.E. with excellent fringe benefits. Send cover letter, resume, references, and writing sample as a single PDF with the subject line “Medicare Advocacy Attorney Application 2018” by March 2 to Eric Avildsen, Executive Director, c/o Rose Wunrow. Click here for complete application instructions.

We are an equal opportunity employer 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.