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Current job opportunities at Community Legal Aid Services are listed below.

If you are interested in volunteering with Legal Aid, please see the volunteering section.

If you are interested in an internship position, including positions in our Summer Intern Program, please see the intern section.

Community Legal Aid offers an excellent work environment, great benefits and the opportunity to serve the community. Benefits include medical and dental insurance, medical reimbursement accounts, disability insurance, retirement, paid vacation and paid sick leave. Benefits for attorneys also include malpractice insurance, paid bar membership and a state supplied student loan repayment program.

When applying for an open position, make sure to send a cover letter specifying the position number that you are applying for, along with your resume and at least three professional references. You may apply:

  • by e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Please do not apply in person or apply more than once for the same position. We will send you an acknowledgement letter when we receive your resume.

If you have any questions, please contact Zoeann Powell at 1-866-584-2350 ext. 1-2551, or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

CLAS is an equal opportunity employer.
Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Position Announcement #1403PrintE-mailPDF

Position Announcement #1403

Location:  Akron

Administrative Assistant / Accounting and HR Coordinator

Community Legal Aid is a private non-profit law firm which bridges the gap between poverty and justice for low income and elderly residents of central northeast Ohio.  We concentrate our efforts on legal work that makes a difference in the lives of poor people, providing civil legal representation to promote economic security, preserve housing, protect safety and health and ensure access to justice.  Operating throughout central northeast Ohio, we are the primary provider of free civil legal representation to low-income and elderly residents.  

 

Job Summary:

Responsible for the day to day functions of accounts payable and payroll. Provide periodic assistance in preparation of various reports for internal and external users.

 

Job Description:

  • Ensures the timely and accurate processing of bi-weekly payroll

  • Processes accounts payable following established guidelines

  • In conjunction with the Accounting/Human Resource Manager  prepares various reports for internal and external users including regulatory agencies

  • Performs other duties as requested by the Executive Director or Chief Financial Officer

 

Qualifications:

  • Accuracy and attention to detail a must

  • A professional attitude with good interpersonal skills including the ability to exercise diplomacy and tact

  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of personalities and be strong, self-motivated, trustworthy and dependable.

  • Experience with ADP for payroll and/or Sage 50 (Peachtree) accounting software is highly desirable.

  • Thorough working knowledge of all computer programs (i.e. Microsoft Word & Excel) and office machines (i.e. copier and postage) used by the firm and ability to learn new programs and machines as required

  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a collaborative work environment

  • Must have an associate’s degree in an appropriate field or three years work experience with comparable responsibilities, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must be able to attend meetings and/or other functions at various locations within the service area

  • Ability to speak Spanish is highly desirable

 

Reports to:    Accounting/Human Resource Manager   

Salary:    Based on Experience.  Excellent working environment and benefit package.

Deadline:    Open until filled.

To Apply:    Send cover letter, resume and references to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and write ‘Position #1403’ in the email subject line.  Only email submissions will be accepted.


 
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