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Intake Specialist- Based in Westchester County, NY- Temporary (One year)

Company: Legal Services of the Hudson Valley
Location: white plains
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionLegal Services of the Hudson Valley (LSHV) has an immediate opening for an intake paralegal in Westchester. This position is currently remote, but it is anticipated that it will transition to being located at least partially onsite in Westchester. The paralegals duties will include handling a high volume of incoming calls to LSHVs toll-free intake hotline from callers in LSHVs seven county service area and opening cases in our case management database for callers eligible for legal services. Provision of legal advice and referrals under the supervision of an attorney, gathering documentation from clients, writing follow-up letters, and traveling to local offices to conduct in-person intake may be required. Other duties may be assigned as needed to meet the demands of the intake unit. The person hired will also be expected to adhere to program and case handling standards, funder requirements, and the highest professional standards. The hours for this position are 10:15 am- 6:15 pm.Qualifications Associate degree; One or more years working with the public Familiarity with Microsoft Office environment (Word, Excel, etc.) and ability to input data efficiently into database; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team.Preferred Certification as a paralegal helpful but not necessary; Demonstrated commitment to serving low-income persons with prior experience in legal services or similar program; English/Spanish bilingualSalary: DOE, union scale, with excellent benefits.

Keywords: Legal Services of the Hudson Valley, White Plains , Intake Specialist- Based in Westchester County, NY- Temporary (One year), Other , white plains, New York

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