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Legal Research Assistant

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School Group


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Published 23 days ago

Recurring
Weekends
Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)

Legal Research Assistant

Role Overview

The Legal Research Assistant is responsible for providing full administrative support for the School Group’s Legal Department. This position will handle confidential and sensitive materials pertaining to legal matters involving School Group.

Essential Functions

  • Drafting legal correspondence related to all School Group’s business functions in the state, federal and international arena.
  • Research policies and regulations worldwide where School Group conducts/intends to conduct operations.
  • Provide legal support to any compliance investigations and audits.
  • Research, analyze, and compile data into relevant reports, summaries, and briefing materials and make recommendations to the Chief Legal & Compliance Officer.
  • Maintain, record and file all legal documentation.

Qualifications

Basic

  • Law students and recent law-school graduates are encouraged to apply; as well as legal assistants or paralegals with relevant experience of 1-2 years in a in a corporate, nonprofit, or law firm setting
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
  • Prioritizes conflicting needs - handles matters expeditiously and proactively, and follows through on projects to successful completion
  • Experience with online search tools, organizational tools and management systems

Preferred

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office to include MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Why volunteer with us?

We are a community of people from different parts of the world who share a common belief in improving education which will eventually reduce poverty and improve the quality of life and living conditions globally. Volunteering with us will enable you to build your resume and gain invaluable experience in a supportive environment. 

In the USA, School Group is a Certifying Organization, offering the President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) to eligible volunteers. 

School Group will provide a letter of recommendation to all volunteers who are able to showcase outstanding performance for professional references. 

Other information

This is a volunteer position. There will be no financial compensation. Our organization is 100% volunteer-run. We welcome volunteers located anywhere in the world, as long as they can connect reliably to the internet. 

How to apply

Please email your resume to apply@schoolgroup.org. We would love to hear from you!

Role Overview

The Legal Research Assistant is responsible for providing full administrative support for the School Group’s Legal Department. This position will handle confidential and sensitive materials pertaining to legal matters…

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