Temporary Eviction Defense Case Manager

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Job location
Springfield, MA 01144
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Community Legal Aid & Affiliate
City: 
Springfield
State: 
Massachusetts
ZIP: 
01144
Job type: 
Legal - Defender
Position Description: 

Community Legal Aid (CLA) is the non-profit legal services program providing free civil legal assistance to low-income residents of central and western Massachusetts. CLA has over 140 dedicated, talented staff working across multiple offices. Our core work includes effective client-centered advocacy and robust outreach to and partnerships with our client communities.

CLA seeks a case manager to assist tenants at risk of eviction and homelessness. The position is temporary and funded through December 31, 2022. The case manager will work out of CLA's Springfield office as part of a team of attorneys, intake paralegals, case managers, and support staff who help tenants facing eviction. The case manager will connect clients with resources which provide rent arrears, housing subsidies, and other supports that will help them obtain and maintain housing. The case manager will serve as a liaison for clients navigating the landscape of social service and government programs that provide these supports.

You can apply online or submit your cover letter and resume to: [email protected] or mail to Alicia Vaughan, Human Resources Director, Community Legal Aid, 405 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608. CLA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strives to ensure that our staff members reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. CLA encourages applicants from a broad range of backgrounds and experiences.

Requirements: 

College graduate.
Fluency in Spanish preferred.
Demonstrated concern for and commitment to the goals of legal services and to working for low-income people, and ability to relate to and establish productive working relationships with community groups, individuals, and human service agencies.
Ability to be part of an interactive, supportive team with high expectations.
Ability to develop and maintain knowledge of community resources.
Ability to multi-task, operate independently and problem-solve in real time.
Good written and oral communication skills.

To apply: 

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://communitylegal.isolvedhire.com/jobs/500449-12141.html

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Submission deadline: 
Monday, February 14, 2022