Employment Opportunity: Pro Bono Program Coordinator Paralegal

Job Type

Full Time




Jersey City
New Jersey
United States


Northeast New Jersey Legal Services (NNJLS) seeks to hire a Pro Bono Program Coordinator Paralegal for its Jersey City, New Jersey office. The office is within easy commuting distance from NYC and Northern New Jersey via public transportation. The paralegal must be detail-oriented and able to work independently to interview clients, gather information, prepare documents, maintain client files, interact with the private Bar and refer cases to private attorneys. The successful candidate will be well-organized and capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously. The position requires proficiency in MS Word, MS Outlook, MS Excel, and Adobe Acrobat, as well as an ability to learn other programs. Experience with new media technologies a plus. Bilingual skills are helpful for this position. 

NNJLS is a non-profit public interest law firm with over 75 employees providing free legal services to low-income, senior, and disabled residents of Hudson, Bergen, and Passaic Counties, New Jersey. NNJLS’s staff of highly experienced and dedicated attorneys and paralegals provides a wide variety of civil legal assistance and advocacy for those most in need of legal representation such as victims of domestic violence, tenants facing unfair and arbitrary eviction, residents seeking US citizenship, seniors victimized by unscrupulous creditors, and individuals facing many other types of legal matters. NNJLS is committed to the principle that all members of society should be treated equally and fairly by our civil justice system. NNJLS seeks dynamic advocates who want to make a real difference in the lives of those most in need yet who are unable to effectively advocate for themselves.

All staff receive an attractive salary and fringe benefits package. NNJLS is an equal opportunity employer, including supporting individuals with a disability and veterans.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply


Submit resume and cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position along with your salary requirements to: Human Resource Manager at HRNNJLS@LSNJ.org. For more information visit our website www.northeastnjlegalserives.org