June 18, 2020

O2 Employment Services, Northern California’s leader in staffing and recruitment, is working with a local nonprofit to find their next employee. This position is located in REDDING, CALIFORNIA.

SUMMARY

Local nonprofit is seeking PARALEGAL to join their team. The Paralegal will provide direct no-cost legal assistance to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault etc. Providing assistance with Divorce, Separation and more. This is a full time, long term opportunity.

Duties, responsibilities and activities may change.

COMPENSATION

$18-20/hour + benefits

HOURS

Monday-Friday, daytime, 40 hours/week

DUTIES for PARALEGAL

  • Screening victims for services and completing legal intake with victims
  • Assist with safety planning
  • Provide limited legal services
  • Referring clients to Attorney/Legal Resources as needed
  • Client Advocate Duties
  • Data entry

QUALIFICATIONS for PARALEGAL

The ability to:

  • Solve problems and analyze difficult or challenging issues
  • Take initiative to evaluate and streamline processes
  • Communicate effectively in both specific and broad terms
  • Develop and maintain good relationships
  • Encourage teamwork
  • Strong Organization Skills
  • Detail Oriented
  • Strong Multi-tasking Skills
  • Time Management & Flexibility

Trained Skills Needed:

  • Basic legal concepts, terminology, principles, rules, and procedures
  • Document preparation techniques
  • Ability to conduct basic legal research
  • Basic understanding of family law, civil law, criminal law, and rules of civil and criminal procedure
  • Strong verbal, writing, and organizational skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Ability to handle confidential material
  • Self-sufficient and resourceful
  • Strong customer focus with interpersonal, teamwork and problem solving skills
  • Post hiring requirement: Satisfactory completion of a 66-hour domestic violence and sexual assault crisis intervention training and ongoing completion of continuing education hours to maintain state certification as a domestic violence and sexual assault advocate/counselor.

Education/Experience Needed:

MUST POSSESS the following:

  • A certificate of completion of a paralegal program approved by the American Bar Association.
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