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Organization TypePublic Interest
ProfileContract Paralegal - VOCA
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: Paralegal degree or certification. Knowledge of the legal system, commitment to the mission of FRLS and compassion for the clients. Cultural similarity with this population and knowledge of Spanish and/or Haitian Creole is preferred. Ability to forge positive relationships with prospects and colleagues. Good organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work collaboratively, yet independently. Creativity and ability to maximize the use of existing resources. Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and Case Management System. Must be able effectively communicate with peers, supervisors, clients and the public. Must be able to effectively work in high pressure situations which involve deadlines. Ability to carry caseloads when necessary. Must be able to work weekends and travel when needed.
Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc.
2254 McGregor Boulevard Plaza, P.O. Box 219
Fort Myers, FL 33902-0219