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Outreach and Intake Coordinator

Description: 
Outreach and Intake Coordinator
Children’s Legal Alliance, Legal Advocacy for Adults with Mental Illness, Youth and Family Advocacy Programs

In person/remote hybrid work option available during 2022

Job Summary:
Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc. (LSEM), a nonprofit law firm providing free, quality civil legal services, seeks a full-time Outreach and Intake Coordinator for its Children’s Legal Alliance, Legal Advocacy for Adults with Mental Illness, and Youth and Family Advocacy programs. These programs assist youth and families in St. Louis City with a variety of civil legal needs.

Responsibilities:
  • Coordinating outreach efforts with new and existing community partners.
  • Performing client intakes, as needed.
  • Opening, maintaining, and closing client files, including in our electronic case management system.
  • Serving as a source of client information, support, and advocacy.
  • Performing word processing, including client correspondence, pleadings, and other documents.
  • Monitoring cases and document gathering.
  • Providing clients with community resource referrals as needed.
  • Entering and verifying data in case management system.
  • Assisting with grant tracking and reporting.
  • Participating in community outreach and events and creating outreach materials.
  • Providing litigation support e.g., court filings, preparing exhibits and trial materials.
  • Assisting interns and externs when needed.
  • Maintaining office manuals, equipment, records, files, and databases.
  • Communicating effectively with clients, attorneys, staff, and outside parties.
Who we are: LSEM advances justice through legal representation, education, and supportive services. We partner with the community to improve lives, promote fairness, and create opportunities for those in need. Since 1956, LSEM has provided high-quality civil legal assistance and equal access to justice for low-income people in 21 counties in Missouri. We accomplish our mission through systemic advocacy/impact litigation and individual case work in a wide range of substantive civil areas which are in our priorities, e.g., family law for victims of domestic violence, prevention of homelessness/housing, health, public benefits, consumer, education, disability, community economic development, and immigration. As part of our community education/outreach efforts, LSEM works with over 150 agencies and participates in over 35 task forces/coalitions and has a vibrant Volunteer Lawyers Program.   Salary & Benefits Information:
The salary range for this position is $36,000-54,384. Specific salary offered to a candidate will be based on their experience. Excellent benefits including a generous time off policy, 403(b) and 401(a) retirement plans, employee assistance plan, flexible spending account, medical, dental and vision insurance.

Submission Deadline: Applications will be considered until position is filled.

Equal access to LSEM’s office is available. Those applicants requiring accommodation to the interview/application process should contact Human Resources at the e-mail hr@lsem.org. LSEM is an equal opportunity employer.
Requirements: 
  • High school education required
  • At least 2 years college education and some paralegal experience highly preferred
  • Must be energetic, committed to Legal Services of Eastern Missouri’s mission, and sensitive to the needs of the low-income, low-opportunity community
  • Able to take initiative, have sound judgment, and effectively organize time and tasks
  • Strong communication skills, work ethic, flexibility, and ability to work as a team member
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Office Suite and able to quickly learn new IT systems, including case management software
To Apply: 

Upload your resume and cover letter through our online application at https://jobapply.page.link/uEsuh . Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Information

Submission Deadline: 
October 31, 2022
Organization Information: 
Legal Services of Eastern Missouri
4232 Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108
United States
Phone: 314-256-8758