Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

The following is a list of positions that South Carolina Legal Services are hiring for:

Legal Assistant (Full-time Position) – Charleston
Under the general supervision within SCLS, this position assists legal staff in carrying out their legal responsibilities by providing legal secretarial assistance, conducting telephone intake, prescreening for eligibility, referring applicants to available resources, etc.

Executive Director (Full-time Position) – Statewide (Housed in Columbia)
The Executive Director will oversee the day-to-day organizational operations. The executive director is the chief executive officer of the law firm, and reports to the SCLS Board of Directors. The Executive Director is responsible for the direction, administration, supervision, and implementation of the activities of South Carolina Legal Services.

Migrant Attorney (Full-time Position) – Charleston
This position provides civil litigation and outreach to low-income migrant and seasonal agricultural farmworkers. The primary areas of practice will include employment law, occupational safety and health law, and civil rights. The migrant attorney will assist in outreach to farmworker communities, camps, and develop relationships with other organizations serving farmworkers.

Paralegal (Full-time Position) – Charleston
A paralegal who performs work of varying scope and complexity working with victims of crime as required under the supervision of an attorney. An effective team contributor with excellent communication and interpersonal skills who can think outside the box and has the ability to tactfully deal with a range of diverse individuals and situations.

Staff Attorney (Full-time Position) – Conway, Greenville, Greenwood, & Orangeburg
Provides a wide range of civil legal representation, advocacy and outreach to low-income individuals. Civil litigation will primarily be in the areas of housing, consumer, education, federal income tax, elder, employment, family law, housing, probate, and public benefits though the attorney may work in other priority areas of law depending on client needs.