Vermont Legal Aid seeks a full-time Housing Discrimination Testing Coordinator for its Housing Discrimination Law Project located in Burlington. Responsibilities include recruitment, training and coordination of volunteer investigators, investigation of discrimination in housing and land use planning, outreach and public education, preparation of reports, and work assisting project attorneys with cases.
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.
Prior housing or advocacy experience desirable. Knowledge of database software a plus. Bachelor’s degree or four years’ professional work experience required, or a comparable mix of education and experience; some weekend work and in-state travel necessary. Starting salary is $42,500+, with starting salary determined by a candidate’s relevant skills and experience. Generous benefits package including four weeks paid vacation, retirement, and excellent health benefits.
Application deadline is January 24. Your application should include a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three references combined into one pdf, sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Testing Coordinator Application” in the subject line. Please let us know how you heard about this position. 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 “Testing Coordinator Application.”
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
Please provide the phone numbers and email addresses of three academic or professional references.
4. Writing Sample
Writing sample should generally be between 2-5 pages. If your writing sample is longer, an excerpt of that piece is fine.