Part-Time Bilingual Paralegal

Legal · New York, New York
Department Legal
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation Salary: $26.09 – $28.57 per hour, DOE. Position is eligible for paid time off and paid holidays. Position is NOT eligible for health insurance.

 

Title: Part-Time Bilingual Paralegal (up to 21 hours per week)

Department: Legal Department

Reports to: Senior Paralegal

 

THE NEW YORK CITY ANTI-VIOLENCE PROJECT (AVP) 

AVP empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and HIV affected communities and allies to end all forms of violence through organizing and education, and supports survivors through counseling, legal services and advocacy. AVP envisions a world in which all LGBTQ and HIV affected people are safe, respected and live free from violence

 

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

AVP is looking for an energetic and committed individual to fill the role of Part-Time Bilingual Paralegal for AVP’s Legal Services Department. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing administrative support to the Legal Services Department, organizing and tracking grant reports, scheduling client intake, preparing legal documents, and filing court documents.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage, track, and enter data on the Legal Services Department’s progress toward its goals and grant activities;
  • Maintain relevant files;
  • Coordinate community trainings on LGBTQ legal matters;
  • Schedule client intakes;
  • File court documents;
  • Translate written material from Spanish to English;
  • Interpret for Spanish speaking clients during client/attorney meetings;
  • Attend regular departmental and staff meetings;
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Paralegal certificate, bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience;
  • Highly organized with an ability to pay close attention to detail;
  • Ability to prioritize work and multi-task in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment;
  • Excellent computer skills (proficient with Microsoft Office);
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to handle confidential materials and information;
  • Bilingual Spanish/English required;
  • Experience with non-profit organizations, LGBTQ and HIV-affected communities, and/or anti-violence issues useful.

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS

  •  Reports to the Senior Paralegal of the Legal Services Department.

 

Salary:  $26.09 – $28.57 per hour, DOE.  Position is eligible for paid time off and paid holidays.  Position is NOT eligible for health insurance.

 

TO APPLY

  • Submit your cover letter and resume by clicking "APPLY FOR THIS JOB" above (preferred).
  • Mail: New York City Anti-Violence Project, 116 Nassau Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10038, Attention: Jessie Pimentel;
  • No phone calls, please.
  • Candidates will be notified if we are seeking an interview; because of high volume of responses it may not possible to respond to all inquiries.

AVP is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals and endeavors to hire individuals of diverse races, colors, creeds, ethnicities, religions, genders, gender identities or expressions, ages, sexes, sexual orientations, national origins, disabilities, and citizen, marital, veteran and HIV statuses.

 

 

 

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  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Department
    Legal
  • Employment Type
    Part-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    Salary: $26.09 – $28.57 per hour, DOE. Position is eligible for paid time off and paid holidays. Position is NOT eligible for health insurance.