Legal Services Program Assistant

Location
Twin Cities--Minneapolis & Saint Paul
Salary
Salary with benefits commensurate with education and experience
Posted
Aug 04, 2017
Closes
Sep 03, 2017
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Part Time

Minnesota AIDS Project seeks a part time Legal Services Program Assistant to process client intake requests, coordinate monthly legal advice clinics, prepare files, track eligibility information, and assist with program administration.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Process and respond to requests for legal assistance and make follow up contact via email, mail, and telephone communication
  • Coordinate and monitor legal advice clinics
  • Assist with recruiting, scheduling, training, and evaluating law student interns and volunteers
  • Prepare and maintain legal case files including opening, closing, and archiving for storage
  • Gather and track client eligibility information
  • Handle routine program correspondence
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, human services, legal services, or another related field
  • Experience with client intake and office management
  • Meticulous organizational skills and ability to promote an efficient and streamlined work environment
  • Excellent telephone manner and strong interpersonal skills related to both written and verbal communication
  • High level of motivation with attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple priorities under strict deadlines
  • Experience related to HIV services preferred

Hours: 32 hours per week with the potential for full time status.