ELAP Backup Legal Clinic Intake Manager

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Eastside Legal Assistance Program

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Do you enjoy meeting new people and assisting others? Come help make equal access to justice a reality by assisting pro bono attorneys provide no-cost legal services at one of ELAP's legal clinics. ELAP has clinics in 4 cities on the Eastside - Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, and Issaquah, and occasionally needs someone as a backup at one of the clinics. You will be promoting our mission to serve low income residents of the Eastside and survivors of domestic violence from all of King County. Your role as the Legal Clinic Intake Manager will be to ensure efficient organization and support of ELAP’s legal clinic, enabling clients to receive the specialized case intake required for attorneys to provide issue-tailored legal advice.

Duties:*

  • Arrive 15 minutes ahead of time to open the clinic and set up materials
  • Greet volunteer attorneys and clients, ensure that clients complete the necessary forms before and after the appointment and usher clients to the attorney for each appointment
  • Maintain adherence to appointment timings and if requested, appropriately remind attorneys of time
  • Oversee the clinic materials, put materials away once the clinic is over and inform ELAP staff when additional materials are needed
  • Return intake forms, either by mail or in person, to the ELAP offices
  • Follow up with attorneys on next steps if requested by ELAP staff
  • Report to Carissa Anaya, ELAP Intake and Clinic Manager.

*Training provided.

Hours:

Dependent on the clinic.

We ask for a one year commitment.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to respond to clients with patience and a non-judgmental attitude
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to multi-task without sacrificing client service satisfaction
  • Applicants with second language skills, people of color, and LGBTQ+ individuals are encouraged to apply

Benefits:

  • Great way to make a difference in the community by using your skills to serve vulnerable populations and make equal access to justice a reality;
  • Access to trainings for non-profit civil legal need organizations;
  • Opportunity to work with experienced and committed professional in the field of civil legal aid.

Application Process:

Go to www.elap.org and complete ELAP General Volunteer Application Form. Please include resume.

Thank you!

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Advocacy & Human Rights Justice & Legal People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

ELAP OfficeBellevue, WA 98005

(47.615044,-122.17176)
 

SKILLS

  • Office Reception
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Customer Service

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • ~3 hrs per clinic (dependent on clinic)

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