CAMBA Legal Services, Inc. (CLS) is the legal services arm of CAMBA, Inc. CLS provides free civil legal services to low-income New Yorkers in the areas of consumer law, foreclosure prevention, immigration, housing law, and domestic violence assistance. In addition to providing direct representation and providing legal advice and counsel to thousands of clients, CAMBA attorneys also engage in legislative advocacy, impact litigation in both state and federal court, provide community education and offer expert training on a wide range of issues, services that allow members of our community improve their lives.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The person filling this position is expected, under close supervision, to: (1) Provide administrative and clerical support to ensure the smooth operations of the department; (2) provide coverage/back-up for Receptionist (i.e., answer and screen incoming calls), (3) direct callers and general voicemail messages to the appropriate personnel; and (4) assist non-clerical staff with clerical work (i.e., data collection and data verification).
MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
High school diploma or G.E.D. and/or equivalent experience. Some college preferred.
- Proficient experience using Microsoft Office software and knowledge of databases.
- Ability to type 45 words per minute.
- Knowledge of switchboard operation is required.
- Bi-lingual preferred.