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Posted by: Lauren Dietterich - 1/24/2019
Job Expires: 2/15/2019
HR/Office Manager


The Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) seeks a full time Receptionist to work for our law office in Buffalo, NY which provides free civil legal services to low income people.


  • greet clients and guests
  • screens initial intake calls and refers callers appropriately
  • general office support work - mail, file, answer calls etc.
  • client screening/intake
  • data entry - opening/closing files
  • maintains files

Requirements/Skills - Required:

  • experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • ability to collect and manage data
  • excellent verbal and written skills
  • ability to multitask
  • ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • must be comfortable serving low-income clients from diverse backgrounds

Requirements/Skills - Preferred (not required):

  • experience with Microsoft Access or similar database system
  • fluency in Spanish

TO APPLY: Please send a resume with a cover letter clearly explaining your interest and qualifications. Include contact information for 3 references and send your materials to: Gretchen Gonzalez, Deputy Director, ECBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc. at We will be accepting applications until the position is filled.

VLP is an equal opportunity employer. Salary depends upon experience.  Excellent benefits including fully paid health insurance, a cafeteria plan for dependent care and transportation costs, long term disability insurance, life insurance, 403b plan, Simple Employee Pension Plan, and generous leave time. Employee paid dental insurance is also available. The work atmosphere is congenial, respectful and flexible.

For information on VLP, see

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