Health Care Advocate

Vermont Legal Aid Seeks Health Care Advocate

Vermont Legal Aid seeks candidates for a full-time legal helpline position within the Office of the Health Care Advocate (HCA) in our Burlington office. The advocate will provide legal help over the phone to Vermonters with health care or health insurance problems.

We encourage applicants from a broad range of backgrounds, and welcome information about how your experience can contribute to serving our diverse client communities. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a discrimination- and harassment-free workplace. Please visit our website to learn more about our Core Values - https://www.vtlegalaid.org/our-core-values- and Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion - https://www.vtlegalaid.org/commitment-diversity-inclusion

Responsibilities include advising consumers on their rights, investigating and resolving problems, and maintaining a high caseload and detailed case records. The successful candidate must be able to work on a team and have excellent communication and research skills. Four years' professional work experience or bachelor's degree, or a comparable mix of education and experience desired. Full job description.

Experience in advocacy, health care, health insurance, or human services is desirable but not required. Prior legal experience is not required. See website for additional information: https://www.vtlegalaid.org/current-openings

Base salary is $41,281 with salary credit given for relevant prior work experience. Four weeks paid vacation, retirement, and excellent health benefits.

Application deadline is Sunday, December 11th. Your application should include a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three references combined into one pdf, sent by e-mail to hiring@vtlegalaid.org with “HCA Position” in the subject line. Please let us know how you heard about this position.