Statewide Bilingual Outreach Paralegal

Position Title Statewide Bilingual Outreach Paralegal
Location One of SCLS’ offices location in Charleston, Columbia, Conway, Florence, Greenville, Greenwood, Orangeburg, Rock Hill, or Spartanburg
Job Type Full-time
Job Summary 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. This position may have statewide responsibilities.
Minimum Qualifications
  •  A Bachelor’s degree with communication and marketing experience;
  • Significant public speaking engagements;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • History of interacting with diverse groups;
  • Possess the cultural sensitivity for establishing a rapport with an ethnically diverse
    target client population
  • Excellent technology and social media skills;
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record;
  • Ability to work flexible hours to include nights and weekends;
  • Fully proficient in written and spoken English and Spanish
Job Open Date Immediately
Job Close Date Until Filled
Applicants interested in applying for this position may submit a
Resume, 2 writing samples and three references with cover letter to:
South Carolina Legal Services, Attn: Human Resources – Bilingual Outreach Paralegal for Diverse Communities
PO Box 1445, Columbia, SC 29202 or by fax to 803-799-9420.