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Housing Paralegal

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Colorado Legal Services is the sole statewide provider of free civil legal services to low-income and senior individuals in Colorado. Our Greeley office is seeking a paralegal to complete outreach and casework for tenants at risk of eviction. This position is currently funded for one year.


Paralegal duties and responsibilities:

  • Effectively and consistently handle a high-volume caseload;
  • Respond to requests for emergency legal assistance from eligible individuals or groups;
  • Gather information from applicants and clients, review documents, and identify and investigate factual allegations and defenses;
  • Perform legal research and analysis, summarizing and applying pertinent provisions of statutes, regulations, and case law;
  • Ensure correct and complete data entry into case management systems;
  • Assist clients to apply for rental arrears assistance;
  • Maintain familiarity with systems and organizations serving low income tenants;
  • Develop, maintain, and facilitate specific training and materials relating to the work of the unit;
  • Assist in special projects or administrative tasks that maintain or enhance effective operation of CLS or the Housing Unit.  

Requirements:

Excellent communication and organization skills required. Must have experience working with low income or otherwise vulnerable populations. Housing and/or public benefits advocacy experience, bilingual ability, and Microsoft Office proficiency strongly preferred.  

Colorado Legal Services is the sole statewide provider of free civil legal services to low-income and senior individuals in Colorado. Our Greeley office is seeking a paralegal to complete outreach and casework for tenants at risk of…

Detalles a Simple Vista

  • Flexibilidad
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    A Tiempo Completo
  • Nivel de Experiencia
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    Principiante
Salario
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USD $38.000 - USD $63.000
/ año
based on experience

Compensación

  • In addition to salary, each employee receives a $350/month stipend which can be allocated for various purposes, including dependents’ health insurance premiums, dependent childcare expenses, and contribution to a 403(b) retirement account.
  • CLS pays 100% of each staff member’s health, dental and vision insurance premiums. CLS also pays a percentage of an employee’s spouse and/or dependents’ health, dental and vision insurance premiums, based on a sliding scale depending on salary.
  • Leave policies allow for work/life balance, with twelve paid holidays, as well as annual, health and personal leave.
  • In addition to salary, each employee receives a $350/month stipend which can be allocated for various purposes, including dependents’ health insurance premiums, dependent…

Nivel de Idiomas

Spanish fluency preferred.

Spanish fluency preferred.

Ubicación

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Presencial
Greeley, CO, USA

Cómo aplicar

To apply, send a cover letter explaining your interest in CLS and experience working with vulnerable populations, along with a resume and three references, to hiring@colegalserv.org. Please include "Greeley Housing Paralegal" in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. 

To apply, send a cover letter explaining your interest in CLS and experience working with vulnerable populations, along with a resume and three references, to hiring@colegalserv…

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