Pro Bono Training Coordinator

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Job location
1102 S. Crenshaw Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90019
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
Street address: 
1102 S. Crenshaw Blvd.
Los Angeles
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

• Work closely with the Pro Bono Training Institute leadership team and administrative assistant to develop efficient systems and protocols for the Pro Bono Training Institute;
• Serve as primary staff to coordinate with and get feedback from all Pro Bono Training Institute partners and pro bono stakeholders to ensure quality and efficiency of program;
• Recruit and coordinate the orientation and training of trainers and help develop pro bono trainings;
• Work with Pro Bono Training Institute administrative assistant to coordinate logistics of webinar trainings, physical trainings, CLE paperwork, and online website;
• Provide supportive services in response to trainers needs in relation to the trainings;
• Develop, conduct and manage surveys of trainers, trainees and substantive trainings;
• Ensure that the Pro Bono Training Institute meets its grant deliverables and goals;
• Write status reports and evaluations for two year project;
• Develop, maintain and update the Pro Bono Training Institute website

The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the incumbent. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the incumbent.


The Pro Bono Training Coordinator’s responsibility is to play a leadership role in developing and coordinating the Pro Bono Training Institute with input and direction from the Pro Bono Leadership Team. The Training coordinator will also collaborate with and draw upon the expertise of a statewide network of LSOs to help design and deliver online trainings and resource materials on pro bono topics, taking into account recent innovations in adult learning techniques. The Training coordinator will also work to increase organization support and strategic development of the Pro Bono Training Institute.

• JD or Masters Degree preferred
• Minimum two to three years’ experience in legal services, including broad experience in project management, training, quantitative and qualitative data collection, survey design, data assessment and maintenance.
• Enthusiasm for innovation and expansion of legal services for low-income Californians.
• Have basic technical knowledge of website development and with help of IT staff, be able to understand technology and systems in connection with an online training program.
• Demonstrated experience as a self-starter, with a history of independently managing multiple projects.
• Understanding the pro bono “systems” in California (i.e., the manner in which private law attorneys are connected to low-income clients).
• Previous experience working with low-income and/or underserved communities preferred
• Must possess skills necessary to efficiently plan and implement activities within policies and procedures; maintain positive working relationship; respect rights of others; demonstrate initiative and accept accountability; effectively manage time and communicate and respond to inquiries in a timely manner.
• Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with staff at all levels of the Foundation.
• Excellent writing, analytical, organizational, communication and oral presentation skills; ability to advocate persuasively for the program’s mission.
• Computer literate; knowledgeable with Microsoft Office products such as Outlook, Word, Excel.
• Demonstrated ability to design systems & maintain data information.
• Should be accessible for meetings before and after normal work hours as necessary.

To apply: 

HOW TO APPLY – Please respond by submitting cover letter, resume, the names of three professional references, and salary requirement to: Diane Talamantez, Director of Administrative and Human Resources Services, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, [email protected]. Only applications submitted via email will be accepted.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER - Selection will be based solely on merit and will be without discrimination because of age, race, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability.
Salary range: 
$45,502.75-$53,431/Annual DOE, excellent benefits
Submission deadline: 
Thursday, May 5, 2016