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Posted by: Margaret Wood - 7/12/2019
Job Expires: 8/7/2019
Paralegal/Nutrition Outreach and Education Coordinator - Albany County - Temporary Position






Position - Temporary full-time Paralegal/Nutrition Outreach and Education Coordinator serving Albany County - 8/12/19 to 10/1/19. 


Responsibilities - The Temporary Paralegal / Nutrition Outreach and Education Coordinator will meet with potential SNAP recipients at community locations around Albany County.  Job duties include prescreening clients for possible SNAP eligibility, assisting clients in completing the SNAP application process and/or maintaining their benefits, and referring clients to other Legal Aid staff for full representation, as needed.  The Nutrition Outreach coordinator will do outreach and collaborate with other community groups serving potential SNAP recipients or providing food or feeding services in Albany County.  Responsible for detailed grant reporting.  Regular travel in Albany County, off site outreach and intake work and limited evening/weekend hours are required.


Qualifications - Must have attention to detail, be intelligent, hard-working, careful, reliable, compassionate, have good judgment, and a demonstrated commitment to the low-income community.  Must be able to communicate effectively with clients and staff.  Must have relevant experience, paralegal certificate or college degree.  Must be able to work well as part of a team.  Must have a car and a clean, valid driver's license and should possess good computer skills.  Strong preference for candidate who is fluent in Spanish.  Previous relevant experience, including experience with the SNAP program or media/communication activities, and/or B.A. degree is preferred.


Salary:   $18.25 per hour   


Application Deadline:   August 7, 2019


Any applications that do not have a cover letter, resume and writing sample will not be considered.

To apply, please go to OR

            1) Complete the Application linked here, or the mobile-friendly application linked here

            2) Complete the Demographic Survey linked here

We are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  Minorities, women, the elderly, LGBTQ persons, Protected Veterans and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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