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TITLE:  Legal Caseworker FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt

REPORTS TO: Waco Management Team

TYPE OF POSITION: Full time

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

The Legal Caseworker will be responsible for supporting the legal team, screening potential clients, and general office management duties. The ideal candidate for this position has a strong work ethic, works well on their own and in a team, has exceptional problem-solving skills and is comfortable working a fast-paced and dynamic workplace. 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support AG attorneys and accredited representatives, including but not limited to: making copies, answering and directing phone calls and greeting clients; coordinate appointments, including all correspondence and logistics necessary; draft documents and letters from existing templates; manage legal documentation and correspondence in strict confidence; correspond with the court and clients when needed; take fingerprints and submit background checks; implement and improve upon administrative processes for more efficient workflow
  • Maintain our client Database—Fast Visa 
  •  Administrative duties: screening prospective clients, greeting people who come to the office, referring clients to partner agencies, returning phone calls, preparing bank deposits, ordering supplies, distributing mail, general office management duties, and other duties as needed
  • Assist with community outreach as needed
  • Any other duties as needed. 

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:

·      Bilingual in Spanish and English

·      2+ years’ working experience as a legal assistant, or administrative support team member

·      Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

·      Highly organized and detail-oriented

·      Some experience working with survivors of crime, utilizing a trauma informed approach

·      Experience working with the immigrant community preferred

·      Able to meet deadlines and to keep records of the client’s files and paperwork

·      Creative Problem Solving a willingness to be flexible to respond to the shifting needs of the immigrant community we serve

·      Able to take direction and work independently

·      Familiarity with MS Office

·      Prior nonprofit or Administrative Assistant experience a plus 

TITLE:  Legal Caseworker FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt

REPORTS TO: Waco Management Team

TYPE OF POSITION: Full time

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

The Legal Caseworker will be responsible for supporting the legal team, screening potential clients, and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    October 25, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    October 18, 2021
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

Salary commensurate with experience

Benefits

A position with American Gateways includes the following benefits: full coverage health insurance, including dental and vision, with options for employee contribution for deluxe plans, full coverage for life insurance and short/long term disability. American Gateways observes all Federal Holidays and Cesar Chavez Day, and an extra holiday for your birthday. Your vacation accrues at a rate of 5.42 hours a pay period and 3.61 sick. Additionally, we offer a training budget.

A position with American Gateways includes the following benefits: full coverage health insurance, including dental and vision, with options for employee contribution for…

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluent in Spanish and English

Fluent in Spanish and English

Location

On-site
Waco, TX, USA

How to Apply

All interested applicants, please send a cover letter, resume and references (at least 3) and short writing sample to americangateways@gmail.com. Applications will be reviewed up until the position is filled. 

All interested applicants, please send a cover letter, resume and references (at least 3) and short writing sample to americangateways@gmail.com. Applications will be reviewed up…

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