Job Details

Paralegal Advocate, Tenant Rights Coalition

Company name

Brooklyn Legal Services

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Sep 03, 2020

Valid Through

Dec 17, 2020

Posted on

Jul 02, 2020

Location

Brooklyn, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Profile

Paralegal Advocate, Tenant Rights Coalition
The candidate will be responsible for conducting community education and outreach, meeting with potential clients and providing legal guidance with the assistance of attorneys. Occasional evening and weekend outreach may be necessary. Will also be responsible for case advocacy, including housing subsidy applications, public assistance hearings and complaints filed at administrative agencies. Should have excellent interviewing, writing, and communication skills. Must have experience working with low-income people. Should have excellent organizational skills and strong facility with numbers. Experience with housing and public benefits advocacy preferred. Fluency or strong proficiency in Spanish, Russian, Haitian-Creole is required. Mandarin, or Cantonese strongly preferred.

Additional info

Job #18_2020. Send a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Brooklyn Legal Services
105 Court Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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