FULL-TIME RECEPTIONIST POSITION AVAILABLE – HEMPSTEAD OFFICE
Overview: For more than 50 years, Nassau Suffolk Law Services (NSLS) has been providing free, high-quality legal counsel in civil matters when basic human needs are at stake, including eviction and foreclosure prevention, income maintenance, disability, elder law, healthcare, education, consumer fraud and more. As the only provider of comprehensive civil legal services on Long Island, our services support thousands of poor and low-income families and individuals who cannot afford an attorney. With the gap separating those who can and cannot afford legal representation widening each day, we work to ensure that everyone has equal access to justice, regardless of their ability to pay. NSLS has a staff of over one hundred employees situated in three offices across Long Island.
JOB DESCRIPTION: NSLS has an immediate opening in our Hempstead office for a full-time Receptionist/Clerk/Typist in the Senior Citizen Law Project.
DUTIES: The Receptionist/Clerk/Typist will screen all calls, conduct initial intake and enter cases in internal and county-wide case management system; conduct initial screening, intake and data entry for walk-ins visiting the unit, make appropriate intra-office referrals and referrals to outside agencies; create and update community educational and training materials; prepare monthly and quarterly reports; typing, photocopying, date entry, statistical reporting, filing and related clerical tasks, as requested, and when necessary, delivery of papers to court.
START DATE: Immediately
SALARY: $33,895 D.O.E. with excellent benefits.
REQUIREMENTS: High school graduate; ability to type; knowledge of modern office procedures and equipment; proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook; ability to work with the staff attorneys and paralegal assigned to the unit; bilingual proficiency in Spanish and English preferred but not mandatory.
Persons interested should submit a cover letter with their resume to:
Lynn Iacona, Esq., Supervising Attorney
NASSAU/SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
1 Helen Keller Way, 5th Floor
Hempstead, New York 11550
NASSAU/SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. PERSONS OF COLOR AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, WOMEN AND LGBTQ+ ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
All of our offices are now open to the public and accepting walk-ins.