Senior Paralegal - Friends of Farmworkers (Philadelphia)

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Job Category: 
Attorney/Paralegal

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Senior Paralegal

DESCRIPTION:

Friends of Farmworkers is seeking applicants for a Senior Paralegal. The Senior Paralegal will be responsible for supervision of paralegals in the Philadelphia office to ensure the provision of high-quality legal services and also to ensure compliance with funding-related requirements and other conditions governing FOF’s work. The Senior Paralegal will occasionally supervise volunteers and interns. In addition, the Senior Paralegal position will be responsible, as assigned, for conducting intake and investigating client issues, undertaking research, drafting documents, making community education presentations and planning outreach events, and acting as an advocate as permitted by law, all under the supervision of a licensed attorney. The Senior Paralegal is also expected to play a leadership role in the organization’s efforts to be a partner with community organizations and the statewide legal services community.

We offer an excellent benefits package including the following:

Medical, Dental, Vision - fully covered by employer;
Short and Long Term Disability & Life Insurance;
Student Loan Repayment Assistance of up to $7,500 annually;
Generous paid leave policies;

START DATE:  January 2, 2018 or before.

INSTRUCTIONS:

Please email a resume, cover letter and writing sample to Deputy Director Liz Chacko at lchacko@friendsfw.org.

We will begin interviewing qualified candidates immediately, and we may fill the position before the application deadline. Please apply as soon as possible if you are interested.

For additional information please see the job description.

Job Description: Senior Paralegal.pdf

12/1/2017

https://www.friendsfw.org/about-1/employment-opportunities/