Clerical Support Staff - Montpelier

Vermont Legal Aid seeks a highly organized team player, with a desire to further our mission, for a full-time position in Montpelier, 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 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. See Support Staff job description for additional information.

Base salary is $38,480 with salary credit given for relevant prior work experience. Four weeks paid vacation, retirement, and excellent health benefits. Application deadline is February 3, 2023. Send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references as a single PDF file with the subject line “Support Staff Jan 2023” to David Koeninger, Deputy Director, c/o hiring@vtlegalaid.org.  Please tell us how you heard about the position.

Application Submission Instructions

Send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references as a single PDF file with the subject line “Last Name - Montplier Support Staff  January 2023” to David Koeninger, Deputy Director, to hiring@vtlegalaid.org.
 

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.