Bilingual (English/Spanish) Legal Assistant - Yakima WA
The Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is the largest publicly funded civil legal aid organization in Washington with 19 offices located throughout the state providing legal services to low income persons and their communities. NJP’s Yakima office seeks a full-time, experienced legal assistant to assist attorneys who primarily work in the areas of family law, housing, public benefits, and consumer protection.
NJP has an organizational commitment to fight racism and to incorporate equity and inclusion in both the work we do and work environment we create. All staff are expected to uphold this commitment and approach their role with a desire to learn and grow in this area.
Starting salary is based upon years of experience, with an annual salary range starting at $41,520. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, which includes 100% paid employee health premiums and significant premium shares for family health premiums, as well as generous time off.
Hours of work: 9:00 – 5:00, Monday through Friday
Application Deadline: December 8, 2019
TO APPLY: Interested candidates should send a cover letter and current resume to: Victoria Hester at email@example.com. Email subject line should clearly reference “Legal Assistant Yakima” position. Cover letter should include description of relevant experience including personal or professional engagement with low income and diverse communities.
Learn more about NJP at www.nwjustice.org
The Northwest Justice Project is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in an environment free of barriers and discriminatory practices for its client communities, Board and staff. NJP actively promotes mutual respect, acceptance, teamwork and productivity among people who are diverse in work background, experience, race, color, national origin, sex, age, religious preference, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sensory, mental or physical abilities, veteran status, or any other perceived differences. This policy strengthens the program while reinforcing its commitment to basic fairness. People of color, people who identify as transgender, lesbian, gay, or bisexual, and those with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have questions about this position, please contact Victoria Hester, HR Specialist at 206-707-0998.
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