Health Care Outreach Navigator/Paralegal

Location
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Posted
Oct 03, 2019
Closes
Nov 10, 2019
Category
Healthcare, Legal
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid (Legal Aid) is seeking a Health Care Outreach Navigator/Paralegal for its St. Cloud office.  The position will include working extensively in Crow Wing, Wadena, and Todd Counties.

BACKGROUND:  Legal Aid’s St. Cloud office provides civil representation to low-income people in nine central Minnesota rural counties.  Senior Law and Health Care Outreach are provided in additional counties.  The office receives funding from a variety of public and private sources and enjoys strong support from the organized bar.  Legal Aid does not receive funding from the Legal Services Corporation.  St. Cloud is a city of 60,000, located 65 miles northwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul.  There are three area colleges, community theaters, a thriving arts community, and easy access to state parks and the Lake Wobegon Bike Trail.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Navigator will provide assistance on health care issues, including providing information and application assistance.  Assistance to low‑income individuals can include service work, other advocacy, outreach, and community education as appropriate to client and office needs.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Concern for the needs and rights of low-income persons and victims of domestic violence is required.  This position requires the ability to work positively within a law office, supporting co-workers while focusing on high-quality service to clients.  Second language ability is preferred.  Diverse economic, social, or cultural experiences are a plus.  Traveling between outreach and enrollment sites will be required.  Criminal background check will be required.  Proficiency using Microsoft Windows and Office required.

SALARY:  The salary, starting at $32,088, is based on the Legal Aid salary schedule.  Benefits include vacation, sick leave, family medical, life, and short-term/long-term disability insurance.

APPLICATIONS:  Applications preferred by October 16, 2019.  Open until filled.  Starting date will be negotiated. Cover letter and resume should be submitted online at:  www.mylegalaid.org/jobs.

No Calls.  No Agencies.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

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