Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

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

Bilingual Outreach Paralegal for Diverse Communities (Full-time Position)
The outreach paralegal will assist SCLS in developing and executing a plan of action to: 1) increase legal representation, advocacy, education and outreach for low income individuals in the Hispanic/Latino, Native American, Asian American and Pacific Islander communities; 2) identify, develop and enhance collaborative working relationships with social services agencies, faith, healthcare, community economic development, non-profit and groups that work with low-income communities; 3) identify, develop, promote, schedule and/or organize legal education and outreach events.

Deputy Director of Litigation & Training (Full-time Position) – Statewide
Under the policies and procedures established by SCLS, the Deputy Director of Litigation and Training (DDLT) duties include improving SCLS’ capacity to provide quality representation in complex cases

Equal Justice Works Fellowship in the Housing Justice Program (Full-time Position) – Greenville & Spartanburg
The fellow will provide legal advice, referrals, and full representation for tenants in eviction proceedings, engage in outreach and education activities; and collaborate with community partners to address systematic barriers that contribute to housing instability.

Intake Screener (Full-time Position) – Columbia
Performs telephone intake and other assignments under the supervision and guidance of the managing attorney. The Intake Screener conducts telephone intake, prescreens applicants for eligibility, refers applicants to nonlegal available resources and performs other administrative work as required.

Legal Assistant (Full-time Position) – Columbia
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.

Paralegal (Full-time Position) – Conway & Rock Hill
The position requires paralegal work of varying scope and complexity to assist with representation in the areas of housing, family law, domestic violence, public benefits, consumer law, employment, education and community economic development. The position will require the paralegal to conduct intakes and do casework that will assist attorneys in increasing their case capacity.

Receptionist/Legal Assistant (Full-time Position) – Charleston
An experienced Receptionist/Legal Assistant is needed for SCLS’ Charleston office. The position works under general supervision within South Carolina Legal Services. The Receptionist/Legal Assistant performs clerical, receptionist, and typing tasks of moderate difficulty and subject matter diversity.

Staff Attorney (Full-time Position) – Columbia, Conway, Florence, Greenville, Orangeburg, Rock Hill, & Spartanburg
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.