Legal Aid Chicago
Chicago, IL, United States
Position: Ombudsman Paralegal for Suburban Cook County and/or Lake County
Qualifications: Applicants must have, excellent oral and written skills, and a commitment to social justice. A college degree is required (except for current internal applicants as specified in the Collective Bargaining Agreement). A background in working with low-income populations, the elderly, or people with disabilities is helpful. Spanish fluency is a plus. Residence in Lake County or northern Cook County suburbs is a plus. Basic internet and computer skills are required, including familiarity with such programs as MS Word, Outlook, and Excel. Good organizational skills are essential. Previous experience with long-term care facilities is preferred. Applicant must have a car and a valid driver’s license.
Salary: Depends on experience. Generous fringe benefits.
To Apply: Send to email cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of two professional references. Be sure to write “Community Ombudsman Paralegal” in the subject line of your e-mail. Be sure to reference in your cover letter if you reside in northern Cook County or Lake County. This position will remain open until filled. No phone calls, please.
Legal Aid Chicago is firmly committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and therefore does not discriminate on the basis of creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age religion, marital or parental status, alienage, disability, political affiliation or belief, military or military discharge status, or ex-offender status. Applicants who have experiences with our client communities are encouraged to apply.
Legal Aid Chicago
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