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Paid Employment Opportunity: Legal Assistant Position for Leading LGBTQ Legal Rights Organization

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PLEASE NOTE: This opportunity is listed for reference only. The deadline to apply has passed.

This is a paid employment opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Employment - paid

Location: Boston, MA

Sector: Advocacy 

Start Date: Flexible 

Wage or benefits: $38,200 plus excellent benefits: three weeks of paid vacation, fully paid health and dental insurance, and disability insurance.

Time CommitmentFull-time employment

Desired Class Year: Graduate students

Desired Major or Interest :x

Application Deadline: x

Organization website: http://www.glad.org

Brief Description of the organization:

Through strategic litigation, public policy advocacy, and education, GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders works in New England and nationally to create a just society free of discrimination based on gender identity and expression, HIV status, and sexual orientation.

Brief Description of key qualifications:

GLAD’s Legal Assistants provide key support for GLAD’s six attorneys in advancing the mission and goals of the organization. The Legal Assistant performs legal and social science research, drafts research memoranda, prepares court documents and correspondence, and proofreads and checks citations for complex legal documents. In addition, the Legal Assistant performs regular administrative tasks such as coordinating meetings and travel, filing and maintaining records, scanning, copying, preparing expense reports, and providing phone coverage. This position offers an excellent opportunity to learn about the litigation process and the legal issues affecting the LGBTQ community and people living with HIV. 

How to apply:

To apply, please send the following materials (Separate PDF documents required):

1) Resume 

2)  Cover letter (no more than one page) addressed to Ben Klein, Senior Attorney and AIDS Law Project Director. Please do not restate your resume. 

3)  Writing sample (7-10 pages) 

Please send materials to legalassistant@glad.org. Emails should contain the subject line “Legal Assistant Application.” Please indicate in your application specifically where you learned of the position. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No phone calls, and no video resumes please. 

This is a paid employment opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center. Such opportunities are posted in an effort to help students find a leave-term internship experience in public policy or a social sciences related area. Such postings do not constitute an endorsement by the Center of the political objectives of any one person or organization.

 

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