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Organization TypePublic Interest
Wage range: $63,000 to $91,866.11 per annum (DOE)
The Intake and Assessment Unit Housing Attorney will work as a member of the Intake and Assessment Unit to triage emergency housing issues including preparing stays of execution, motions to set aside and answers. The attorney will help conduct intake and assessment of new clients via the CLA SoCal Hotline and outreach events. This full-time exempt position reports to the Supervising Attorney.
The position requires working with individuals during moments of extreme stress and instability. The position also requires the provision of culturally-sensitive and empathetic services. Due to the COVID pandemic, our office is largely working remotely. Exceptions include mandatory court appearances, required client meetings and hearings and some administrative staff. This position is only temporarily remote, except for such mandatory appearances. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required as a condition of employment before date of hire.
What we offer
Our staff members work a 35-hour week. We offer an outstanding benefit package which includes medical/dental, 401k with employer contribution; life insurance with an optional employee buy-in; and short-term and long-term disability. Our employees have access to paid holidays, vacation, personal time, and sick time on their first day. Upon successfully completing the six-month probation period, compensation increases may be available within the first initial year of employment. Employee Assistance Program available. Employees who are able to prove bilingual proficiency are eligible for a monetary bonus.
Community Legal Aid SoCal.
Community Legal Aid SoCal (CLA SoCal) is a diverse non-profit organization dedicated to meeting the legal needs of low-income residents and seniors throughout Orange and Los Angeles Counties. We focus on removing barriers to equitable access and provide compassionate, high-quality legal aid. Employees are offered professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit. Community Legal Aid SoCal is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.