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ProfileAdvocate Paralegal/Pro Bono Coordinator The candidate will be an essential component to the advocacy efforts of the office. Some of the ongoing initiatives of the office include: health-care advocacy to aging and disabled populations, assistance to victims of domestic violence, Hispanic outreach and legal assistance and advocacy services to institutionalized individuals and residents of Long Term Care Facilities, to name a few. Handle an administrative caseload including: Food stamps; Medicare; Medicaid; Social Security; Advance Directives and Last Will and Testaments; TANF; Unemployment Compensation and Subsidized Housing. Represent clients in administrative forums, circuit-ride, and make community education presentations to community groups. This position also provides administrative/clerical support to the office as needed. As PAI Coordinator the successful applicant will be responsible for recruiting and coordinating the work of volunteer attorneys and develop clinics and other service delivery models to reach underserved communities. The PAI coordinator will also be responsible for case file and database management, financial and programmatic reporting, and correspondence to clients and volunteers.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate must be at least a high school graduate; type 50 WPM; and pass grammar, spelling, punctuation, vocabulary, and proofreading tests. Must be familiar with basic office duties and be knowledgeable in Windows, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Outlook. Must be licensed to drive and have reliable transportation. Good oral advocacy, writing, and computer skills, and have a reliable car and driverâ€™s license is required. Ability to speak Spanish is a plus.
Send statement of interest, resume, and writing sample.. Number 18-0011
Georgia Legal Services Program.
107 King Street, P.O. Box 2004
Dalton, GA 30722-2004