About Swords to Plowshares
Founded in 1974, Swords to Plowshares is a community-based not-for-profit organization that provides counseling and case management, employment and training, housing, and legal assistance to veterans in the San Francisco Bay Area. We promote and protect the rights of veterans through advocacy, public education, and partnerships with local, state, and national entities. Believing that war causes wounds and suffering that last beyond the battlefield, our mission is to heal the wounds of war and to restore dignity, hope, and self-sufficiency to all veterans in need, and to end homelessness and poverty among those we serve. To learn more about Swords to Plowshares, please visit our website at www.swords-to-plowshares.org.
Job Title Pro Bono Legal Assistant
Location San Francisco
Employment Type Non-Exempt, Full Time
Schedule 9-5pm M-F
The Legal Unit at Swords to Plowshares provides legal advice and representation to homeless and low-income veterans in the San Francisco Bay Area with their VA Benefits and Military Discharge Upgrade applications.
The position will primarily support the Pro Bono Program in placing cases with volunteer attorneys and coordinating monthly virtual legal clinics. In addition, the Pro Bono Legal Assistant works closely with the Senior Paralegal to manage client inquiries, initial intakes, and data entry into our case management system. The Pro Bono Legal Assistant will also provide support to the Pro Bono Manager, Staff Attorneys, and the Senior Paralegal by performing administrative and general office duties. This is a hybrid position (in the office one day a week); fully remote employment will be considered for the right applicant.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES include but may not be limited to:
This position requires extended periods of sitting at a desk/computer station, meeting with clients, and doing administrative work such as data entry, photocopying, word processing, etc.
The starting pay rate for this Non-Exempt, Full Time position is $26.00 - $29.00 per hour.
Compensation is based on a competitive public interest salary scale. Swords to Plowshares offers a generous benefits package including the following benefits:
How to Apply
(No calls please)
Please submit a thoughtful cover letter explaining your interest in Swords to Plowshares, where/how you found out about this career opportunity, and your salary requirement. Email the cover letter along with your resume to email@example.com.
Please include the exact title for this position in the subject line of your email: Pro Bono Legal Assistant
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Swords to Plowshares is an inclusive employer and we are proud of the rich diversity among our staff. Please join us!
About Swords to Plowshares
Founded in 1974, Swords to Plowshares is a community-based not-for-profit organization that provides counseling and case management, employment and training, housing, and legal assistance to veterans in the…