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Posted by: Sandra Fudala - 6/14/2018
Job Expires: 7/13/2018
Disability Work Incentives Paralegal

Neighborhood Legal Services seeks a paralegal, full-time, to work as part of the Disability Unit's work incentives counseling team in its Buffalo office.  This benefits counselor will have a caseload of SSI and Social Security disability beneficiaries who are working or expecting to work in the near future.  The benefits counselor will interview clients and provide a comprehensive written analysis of how work will affect cash benefits, Medicaid, and/or Medicare and how to access various work incentives.  A certification in work incentives counseling is required or must be obtained following a 5-day training program.  If selected for the position, the person will also have to go through a security clearance process through the Social Security Administration. 

Fluency in Spanish (oral and written) would be a plus.

Neighborhood Legal Services is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. NLS is committed to building a culturally diverse team; minorities, veterans, women, persons with disabilities, and gay, lesbian, and transgender jobseekers all are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Please send resume and references to (no phone calls please): Sandra Fudala, Office Manager, Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc., 237 Main Street, Suite 400, Buffalo, New York 14203,


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