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IASC is looking for a Legal Assistant/Paralegal

February 20

Immigration Advocacy and Support Center. (IASC) is hiring a full-time bilingual legal assistant for its New London, CT office. Legal assistants provide support to attorneys and general support services for the office. IASC seeks applicants who want to use their skills to improve the lives of low-income immigrants.

A legal assistant provides support to attorneys in a variety of ways, including:

  • Under the supervision of an attorney, assist with client matters such as interviews, client and witness communication, fact gathering, and keeping client files updated;
  • Assist with general office duties, such as word processing, filing, answering phones, greeting and interacting with visitors, and scheduling appointments and maintenance/service for office equipment
  • Assist with community outreach/education events; and
  • Provide regular language interpretation and/or translation as

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent communication (writing and speaking) and interpersonal skills
  • Haitian Creole language fluency
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficiency in and/or ability to learn to use Microsoft Word, Outlook, and other basic computer programs and case management databases.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, manage and complete multiple tasks
  • Commitment to IASC’s mission

 

Applications from people with experience in or connections to low-income communities are especially welcome, though not required.

START: As soon as possible

COMPENSATION: Salary dependent on experience; excellent vacation/leave, health benefits, etc. Position wage: $20/hr.

APPLICATION: Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and the names of contact information of three references to executivedirector@iascct.org. Applications will be reviewed rolling and accepted until the position is filled. Please include your name (Last, First) and “Legal Assistant Application” in the subject line of your email.

Details

Date:
February 20
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.iascct.org/

Organizer

IASC
Phone
860-629-7758