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FreeState Justice is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant who cares deeply about LGBTQ+ people to support an active office environment, maintaining financial records, and providing administrative support to a legal services team of a small, social justice oriented, legal services and advocacy non-profit. The Administrative Assistant will work directly under the supervision of the Executive Director. The position is grant funded through the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention. We seek an organized and independent candidates who have a deep passion for social justice and a commitment to serving clients with low- or limited-incomes.
Position Summary: The Administrative Assistant provides administrative support to the legal department, manages the office environment, support financial processes, and assists human resources functions. This key member of FreeState’s team helps keep the organization running efficiently.
About FreeState: FreeState Justice is a 501(c)(3) social justice organization that envisions a Maryland where people across the spectrum of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer identities are free to live authentically, with safety and dignity, in all communities throughout our state. Our work brings to the forefront the experiences of those of us at greater risk for discrimination, such as youth, communities of color, individuals with low-incomes, and transgender and gender non-conforming people.
FreeState Justice provides free legal representation and policy advocacy in areas arising from a person’s LGBTQ status, such as health care discrimination, safe and equal access to school services, family law matters, name and gender changes, and discrimination in places of public accommodation. Services, both legal and policy-focused, are provided by staff attorneys, as well as by volunteer attorneys who serve on FreeState’s pro bono panel, and student interns.
More information about the organization can be found at www.freestate-justice.org.
Reports To: Executive Director
Administrative Support to Legal Department
Support Financial Processes
Support Human Resources Functions
Qualifications: An ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:
Salary: The hourly rate for this position is $15 per hours.
Schedule: The Administrative Assistant will be expected to work approximately 25 hours per week with some flexibility during busy times of year. The staff member will be expected to work on Tuesdays to support client intake. Beyond Tuesday, the position’s schedule can be flexible within the hours of 8:00 am and 6:00 pm. Occasionally, evening and weekend hours may be required.
Benefits: This position offers 10 days of paid leave. This position does not include health care benefits.
How to Apply: Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume, and list of three references to Ashley Flores-Maldonado at email@example.com and complete a candidate intake form at the following URL: https://goo.gl/forms/QzoxDmmN8kiCEQHD2. If necessary, questions may be directed via email to Ashley Flores-Maldonado; no calls please. More information about the organization can be found at www.freestate-justice.org.
Applications will be accepted until November 21. Candidates will receive an email confirming receipt of their application. We anticipate that the final interviews for this position will occur the week of November 26, and hope to make an offer by the week of December 3.
Equal Opportunity Employer: FreeState Justice is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, disability, HIV status, or any other status protected by applicable law. Transgender people, people of color, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.