Job Opportunities

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Do you want to make a difference in the life of a child, a senior, a veteran? Do you want to help a victim of domestic violence feel safe again? Do you want to help a family put food on the table? Join our team of dedicated attorneys and advocates who make a difference in the lives of thousands of people every year!

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (CLSMF) was named by the NonProfit Times 2012 as a Top 50 Best NonProfit Companies to Work For and Florida’s Best Companies to Work For 2012  and Florida’s Best Companies to Work for 2013.

CLSMF offers an excellent benefits package, a great working environment, and the chance to improve the lives of people in our community.

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Are you a law student or pre-law student looking for an internship?  Find out more about our internship program.

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Are you an attorney looking for rewarding volunteer opportunities. Learn more about how you can make a difference by doing pro bono legal work through CLSMF.

Current Job Listings

RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT MANAGER– Orlando/Sanford

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida is seeking a Resource Development Manager for a fast-paced non-profit legal services law firm.The Resource Development Manager will join an entrepreneurial Development and Communications team. Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (CLSMF) is the oldest and largest provider of free legal aid for low to moderate income residents in Central Florida.

This is a full time position. Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida offers an excellent benefits package: free health, dental, disability and life insurance, generous paid time off program, and more. Send resume and references to: careers@clsmf.org or via Fax: 386-323-5762.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Duties:

  • Implement short and long-term funding strategies for foundations, individual and corporate giving, special events and direct mail campaigns.
  • Responsible for a small grant portfolio; maintaining grant reporting and proposal writing for institutional funders.
  • Personally lead development of and produce foundation proposals, ensuring that proposals, budgets, outcomes/deliverables plans and other proposal elements are well-written, compelling and consistent with the strategic direction and funding needs of CLSMF.
  • Play a role in direct mail appeals and stewardship from those campaigns.
  • Play a role in planning and implementing special events, including but not limited to securing sponsors, logistics, and event activities.
  • Promote programs, efforts and successes that enhance the public perception of the organization, interest the public in civil legal aid, and encourage donors to contribute to CLSMF.
  • Aid in developing publications and materials to support fundraising campaigns and donor relations.
  • Must be able to travel within our Central Florida service area.

Percentages of Time:
30% Major Gifts, 25% Foundations, 20% Grant Management, 20% Special Events and Direct Mail Appeals, 5% Development Communications

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated skills and knowledge of non-profit principles, including fundraising, grant writing, corporate, individual and foundation solicitation, and program implementation.
  • Ability to successfully contact potential donors by making cold calls.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently solicit, cultivate, develop and maintain high level engagement strategies with funders and individual donors.
  • Ability to conduct research on grant and foundation funding opportunities.
  • Familiarity with eTapestry is a plus.
  • Interpersonal relations, team player, personal integrity, strong work ethic, non-profit orientation, ability to learn quickly, demonstrate flexibility, positive attitude and high energy required.
  • Bi-lingual in (Spanish-English) a plus but not required.
  • A minimum of three years of experience in resource development activities in an entrepreneurial nonprofit environment
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or CFRE preferred
  • Must have valid FL Driver’s License
  • Must be able to work from our Orlando and Sanford offices

 

INTAKE ASSISTANT – DAYTONA BEACH, FL

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida is seeking a full time Telephone Intake Assistant for its Daytona Beach, FL office.

Responsibilities:
Will conduct initial client telephone intake in order to determine legal issues and input the necessary financial and personal information into a database system. Will provide data entry, reporting and other clerical assistance to the office.

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida offers an excellent benefits package: free health, dental, disability and life insurance, generous paid time off program, and more.
Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/V/D)

Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Excellent communication skills and phone manner.
  • Ability to conduct data entry with correct grammar and sentence structure.
  • Must be proficient in MS Office including Outlook.
  • Must have compassion and the ability to help others.
  • Must have a professional demeanor and be comfortable dealing with the public.
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish-English) preferred.
MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST – Orlando

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida is seeking a Maintenance Specialist for its Orlando office. This is a full-time, forty-hour per week position.

Will be responsible for the safety, maintenance and repair of facilities owned or leased by the law firm. Ensures that all facilities are maintained under the direction of the Facilities & Engineering Manager. Develops preventative maintenance programs for each facility. Inspects facilities on a regular basis. Obtains and evaluates bids and proposals for major equipment purchases and/or facility modifications or repairs. Arranges and supervises work accomplished by vendors or contractors and ensures that all contractors have required permits and insurances. Acts as a liaison with various building department and inspectors. Accomplishes any necessary maintenance, painting or repairs to facilities. Will maintain or arrange for maintenance of grounds, landscaping and irrigation systems. Assist with the maintenance of company parking lots and walkways to ensure cleanliness and safety. Will assist other departments with moving furniture, file cabinets and the unloading and storing of supplies. This position will require travel within our 12 county service area. Must have reliable transportation, preferably a pickup truck or van to carry tools and miscellaneous items for maintenance and repairs.

Competitive annual salary low to high 30’s depending on experience. Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida offers an excellent benefits package: free health, dental disability and life insurance, generous paid time off program, and more.

Send resume and references to: careers@clsmf.org or via Fax: 386-323-5762
Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/V/D)

Experience:

  • Must have excellent moral character and professional demeanor
  • Minimum of five years experience in building and grounds maintenance
  • Have basic knowledge of building trades including electrical, heating, ventilation, air conditioning,
  • Plumbing, carpentry, painting, chemicals and lawn care
  • Have knowledge of local, state, and federal codes and regulations pertaining to the operation,
  • maintenance and repair of buildings, grounds, and utility systems
  • Must be skilled in the use of hand tools and small power tools
  • Must be able to perform duties at various locations throughout service area
  • Must have current, valid driver’s license and proof of insurance
  • Have the ability to work in high outdoor temperatures
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Have the ability to push, pull, bend, stoop and stand for long periods of time
  • High School graduate or equivalent
BILINGUAL INTAKE ASSISTANT – DAYTONA BEACH

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida is seeking a Bilingual Intake Assistant for its Daytona Beach office. This is a full-time forty-hour per week position.

Responsibilities:
Will conduct initial client telephone intake in order to determine legal issues and input the necessary financial and personal information into a database system. Will provide data entry, reporting and other clerical assistance to the office.

Successful candidates will posses the following qualifications:
• Bi-lingual (Spanish-English) required.
• High School diploma or equivalent.
• Excellent communication skills and phone manner.
• Ability to conduct data entry with correct grammar and sentence structure.
• Must be proficient in MS Office including Outlook.
• Must have compassion and the ability to help others.
• Must have a professional demeanor and be comfortable dealing with the public.

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida offers an excellent benefits package: competitive salary, free health, dental, disability and life insurance, generous paid time off program, and more. Send resume and references to careers@clsmf.org or fax to (386) 323-5762. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

SPECIAL EDUCATION ATTORNEY – Ocala

Public Interest Law firm in Ocala seeks experienced Special Education Attorney. Minimum of two years experience in Special Education Law preferred. Experience in filing due process and 504 complaints is a plus. Must have strong communication skills, both verbal and written. FL Bar membership or 3 years out-of-state Bar membership required. Must possess a valid FL driver’s license and be able to travel throughout our Central FL service area.

We offer excellent benefits including free health, dental, life, disability insurance, a generous time off program, law school loan repayment assistance, and more. Send resume, writing samples, and references to Heather Stupar at careers@clsmf.org or fax (386) 323-5762. E.O.E.