Bilingual Support Services Job Announcement

Position Summary:

San Luis Obispo Legal Assistance Foundation (SLOLAF) is seeking a part-time Spanish/English bilingual employee for 15-18 hours per week (with scheduling flexibility). The majority of time in the position will be assisting SLOLAF in providing services to the Spanish speaking elderly population in SLO County.  Specific job duties include:

  • Translating during appointments between clients and SLOLAF’s attorneys
  • Community outreach in underserved Spanish speaking communities to ensure they are aware of SLOLAF’s services
  • Translation of SLOLAF materials from English to Spanish
  • Attending occasional meetings and community fairs on behalf of SLOLAF

This position will also assist with the administration of SLOLAF’s emerging Family Law Self-Help Clinic.  Specific job duties relating to this area of responsibility include:

  • Answering/returning phone calls and emails from interested participants
  • Completing intake forms to determine financial eligibility
  • Scheduling client appointments
  • Scheduling volunteer attorneys
  • Checking in clients at the clinic two evenings a month, currently from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays of the month

SLOLAF is a smaller organization, so this position may require other related assignments and work on weekends, evenings and/or extended hours.

Skills & Other Requirements:

  • Bilingual English/Spanish (speak/read/write)
  • Must have own reliable auto and valid driver’s license (position requires travel during the workday)
  • Must possess strong organizational skills and ability to rapidly switch between tasks in fast-paced office
  • Must work well with others and have a good sense of humor
  • Must be able to work independently and be willing to take initiative on projects
  • Must be adept with Microsoft Word & Excel and the internet
  • Law office experience is helpful but not required

Compensation:

  • $13-$15/hour (DOE), non-exempt position

To apply:

  • No calls please
  • Email cover letter and resume, in PDF format, to SLOLAF Human Resources at hr@slolaf.org

 

SLOLAF is an equal opportunity employer.

Position is available immediately and posting will remain open until filled.