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Bilingual Pro Bono Assistant

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**To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a resume and cover letter here: https://vlpprobono.wufoo.com/forms/abilingual-pro-bono-assistant/

No other submissions will be considered.

POSITION: Bilingual Pro Bono Assistant

DAYS/HOURS: Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM- 4:30 PM with one unpaid hour for lunch 

REPORTS TO: Pro Bono Manager

LOCATION: Remote/7 Winthrop Square, Floor 2, Boston, MA 02110

STATUS: Non-Exempt

SALARY/WAGES: Starting at $40,000

SUMMARY OF POSITION:  

The Bilingual Pro Bono Assistant supports the Pro Bono Manager in volunteer and interpreter management, primarily through case referrals and coordination. The Pro Bono Assistant is fluent in English and Spanish to act as a liaison between clients and volunteers. 

REQUIRED EDUCATION/TRAINING/KNOWLEDGE: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Fluency in English and Spanish

PREFERRED EDUCATION/TRAINING/KNOWLEDGE: 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite 
  • Prior experience serving low-income populations and communities

REQUIRED MENTAL/PHYSICAL ABILITIES/SKILLS: 

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and Spanish
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently communicate over the phone, by computer, and in-person
  • Strong interpersonal skills 
  • Strong organizational and time management skills 
  • Ability to learn and navigate computer, case management software, and phone systems 
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy 
  • Ability to use a computer several hours per day  
  • Ability to travel to various locations in the Greater Boston area (post-pandemic)

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Send available cases and assign to VLP’s panel of volunteers
  • Assign interpreters and mentors to cases and volunteers
  • Coordinate VLP’s internship program, including corresponding with interns and supervisors, onboarding and offboarding, and other tasks as needed
  • Support Pro Bono Manager with volunteer communications
  • Manage interpreters panel data, forms, onboarding, case assignment, and payment requests
  • Assist with Senior Partners for Justice program, including coordinating luncheons, managing volunteer awards, and sending weekly emails
  • Other program duties as assigned

Volunteer Lawyers Project is committed to a diverse work environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our ideal candidates are respectful of an inclusive work environment. VLP strives to ensure that those working in our organization reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. VLP encourages applicants from a broad spectrum of backgrounds to apply for positions.

**To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a resume and cover letter here: https://vlpprobono.wufoo.com/forms/abilingual-pro-bono-assistant/

No other submissions will be considered.

POSITION: Bilingual Pro Bono Assistant…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Salary

At least $40,000

Benefits

Comprehensive benefits package.

Comprehensive benefits package.

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in English and Spanish is required.

Fluency in English and Spanish is required.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Boston, MA
Associated Location
7 Winthrop Square, Boston, MA 02110, United States
Floor 2

How to Apply

**To be considered for this position, applicants must a submit a resume and cover letter here: https://vlpprobono.wufoo.com/forms/abilingual-pro-bono-assistant/

No other submissions will be considered.

**To be considered for this position, applicants must a submit a resume and cover letter here: https://vlpprobono.wufoo.com/forms/abilingual-pro-bono-assistant/

No other…

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