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Legal Aid Director

Company: YMCA of the East Valley
Location: Redlands
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

If you are unable to complete this application due to a disability, contact this employer to ask for an accommodation or an alternative application process. Legal Aid Director F/T Exempt Redlands, CA, US 6 days ago Requisition ID: 1096 Job Description Summary:The Legal Aid Director works under the direction of the CEO to develop legal program service areas, service deliveryprocedures and program budget. In addition, the legal director oversees and supports program employees andvolunteers. The Legal Director also participates in annual fundraising activities and community education regardingprogram services.Required Qualifications:--- Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school (preferred)--- Admission to California Bar (preferred)--- 2-5 years of experience in areas of family, conservatorship, consumer and/or probate law.Essential Functions:--- Develop and implement best program and client screening/scheduling procedure--- provide quality legal services including document preparation and legal advice when appropriate--- Promote YMCA Legal Aid Program through public presentation and fundraising activities--- Establish professional relationships with local Attorneys--- Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing, and maintains productive relationship with others--- Follows the YMCA personnel policies, practices, salary administration plan, emergency procedures and risk(Reasonable accommodation will be made available to individuals with disabilities who are able to perform theessential functions of the job.)Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Ys values. Ensures a high level of service with a commitment tochanging lives. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Cultivates relationshipsCollaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. Builds relationships to create smallcommunities. Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing withconflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching,guidance and support.Operational Effectiveness: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Conducts prototypes to supportthe launching of programs and activities. Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team.Effectively creates and manages budgets. Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process tomeasure progress.Personal Growth: Shares new insights. Facilitates change; models adaptability and an awareness of the impact ofchange. Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance.Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstratesup-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.Physical Requirements:--- The employee must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds--- All offers of employment are contingent upon the meeting the minimum Association-requirement(s)established for: employment references, personal references, Fingerprinting (a search of the candidate'scriminal background history), and physical examinations where required.

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