Job Opportunities

Wayfind is hiring three positions:  Temporary Part-Time Staff Attorney, Office Coordinator and Program Manager

Temporary Part-Time Staff Attorney 

Wayfind is hiring a temporary Staff Attorney to replace one of our Permanent Staff Attorneys who will be on family leave for approximately three months from approximately early April – early July.  The Temporary Staff Attorney will start before our Permanent Staff Attorney goes on family leave so that the Permanent Staff Attorney can train the Temporary Staff Attorney.  We expect that training to take place in early to mid-March.

The Temporary Staff Attorney will manage Wayfind’s legal program activities for a 3-month period.

1.    The Temporary Staff Attorney will manage the workflow of all legal requests that come into Wayfind:

·      Oversee inquiries and intakes, and assign phone and email inquiries and intakes to staff

·      Supervise Office Coordinator on legal services tasks

·      Manage case load for organization

·      Review and approve applications for service

·      Match attorneys to nonprofit clients and extended legal service microenterprise clients

·      Oversee follow-up with attorneys after match

·      Conduct engagement to recognize volunteer attorneys

·      Conduct outreach to statewide nonprofit community

·      Keep files and database of matters updated (admin)

 

2.    As needed, the Temporary Staff Attorney will:

·      Serve as point person for current Nonprofit Advocate cohort attorneys

·      Staff legal trainings (including setting up, taking down, filming)

·      Manage ongoing collaborative projects (including the nonprofit legal clinic)

·      Assist with communications, fundraising and administrative work

Qualifications:

·      The Temporary Staff Attorney must be available from early-March to mid-July 2018.

·      The Temporary Staff Attorney must be able to work independently and also have the ability to work closely with the Wayfind team.

·      The Temporary Staff Attorney must have the ability to work within the legal community with lawyers and also in the nonprofit community with nonprofit leaders, including small grassroots organizations.

·      The Temporary Staff Attorney must have proven cultural competency skills to be able to work effectively in communities of color and low-income communities.

·      The Temporary Staff Attorney should have a minimum of 3 years of business transactional and/or nonprofit legal experience.

·      The Temporary Staff Attorney should be a member of good standing of the Washington State Bar Association.

·      The Temporary Staff Attorney should be able to use Microsoft Office products and Google Drive, and quickly learn web-based applications such as MailChimp and Little Green Light.

Schedule:

·      This position requires 20 hours/week.

·      Must be available on some evenings, as needed for occasional evening trainings and events.

·      This position may require some travel throughout Washington State.

Salary/Benefits:

·      This position will pay $32/hour for 20 hours per week for an anticipated 3 months.

·      There are no benefits as this is a temporary position.  This position will be in compliance with all State and City of Seattle labor laws, including paid sick & safe time requirements.

To apply for the Temporary Staff Attorney position, please email a cover letter and resume to jodi@wayfindlegal.org no later then January 18, 2018.

Office Coordinator Job Announcement

Wayfind is hiring a full-time Office Coordinator to oversee client intake and processing, handle external communications with the public and potential clients, and provide logistical and administrative support for our office.  Wayfind is a nonprofit that provides legal services for community organizations and micoenterprises, that would not otherwise have access to legal services.   We are looking for a person who is self-motivated, community-minded, committed to social justice and detail oriented. The Office Coordinator will work closely with our Executive Director and Staff Attorneys, providing administrative and logistical support for our legal services to clients, fundraising efforts, and office operational needs including managing vendors for phone, internet and insurance.

Wayfind is in a period of growth and developing new systems to accommodate our growth.  The Office Coordinator will also support the effort to develop a communication and work-flow system for Wayfind’s expanding staff and two office locations.  The Office Coordinator will work with the Executive Director, Staff Attorneys and Program Manager to develop and adopt our existing systems so that we can work efficiently as a well-informed and integrated team.

Join our small, but mighty team, made up of our Executive Director, 2 Staff Attorneys, and Administrative Assistant. We work closely together. We are looking for a team player who is committed to social justice, self-motivated, has a positive attitude, and wants to be part of team.

Schedule: 40 hours/week

Compensation and Benefits: $35,500-$38,000 annual salary, health insurance including vision and dental, 7 paid holidays per year, and 15 days of Paid Time Off per year.

Location:  Seattle Office

Desired Qualities:

  • Committed to social justice and equity
  • Well organized
  • Detail oriented
  • Works efficiently
  • Ability to anticipate needs
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Nonprofit experience
  • Ability to work in a busy office
  • Experience with computer applications: Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, Little Green Light Database, Mailchimp
  • 2+ years of experience working in a professional office/administrative work.

To apply, please send an email and resume to jodi@wayfindlegal.org by December 18, 2017.

Program Manager Job Announcement

Wayfind is hiring a full-time Program Manager position to manage Wayfind’s legal training program and legal clinic programs. This Program Manager position will be located in Wayfind’s Kent office.

The Program Manager (FTE) responsibilities will include the following duties and responsibilities:

Microenterprise and Nonprofit Legal Clinics:

Wayfind provides monthly microenterprise and nonprofit legal clinics. Volunteer attorneys staff the legal clinics to provide free one-hour legal consultations to nonprofit staff and micro-entrepreneurs.  Wayfind works with community partners to put on our legal clinics. The Program Manager will be responsible for our legal clinic program, making sure that our volunteer attorneys and clients are scheduled and have everything they need for the clinic to run smoothly.   The Program Manager will work closely with our community partners on the legal clinics.

·      Manage the day to day program duties of the Legal Clinic, including recruiting and scheduling volunteer attorneys for the clinic, communicating and responding to all volunteer attorney inquiries and needs regarding the Legal Clinic.

·      Working with our Legal Clinic community partners, Ventures, Center for Inclusive Entrepreneurship, Nonprofit Assistance Center and other community partners to develop programs and ensure the clients receive high-quality seamless legal services at the clinic.

·      Work closely with the Staff Attorneys to grow our clinic program including building relationships with potential community partners.

·      Work with volunteer attorney partners in planning and implementing microenterprise training programs.

Legal Training Program:

Wayfind puts on approximately 20 legal trainings a year for nonprofits, attorneys and micro-entrepreneurs.   The Program Manager will be responsible for Wayfind’s legal training program, making sure that all the logistics of putting on 20 trainings are managed for a successful training program. Wayfind works with community partners and attorneys to put on our legal trainings. This position will collaborate with our partners to put on the trainings. Travel throughout King County and some travel beyond King County will be required.

·      Manage the legal training program, including planning for and managing the logistics for 20 trainings a year. Such logistics include, setting up registration systems, reserving the venues, ordering food, making copies, preparing materials for the trainings, developing curricula, planning trainings with speakers, recruiting speakers, advertising trainings, outreach and recruiting attendees, and all communications required to carry out these tasks.

·      Collect and evaluate all data related to trainings.

·      Work with Executive Director and Staff Attorneys to manage relationships with volunteer attorneys and law-students who volunteer to take on matters, staff our clinics or speak at the trainings.

Program Evaluation and Systems Development

·      Develop and implement evaluation systems for the Legal Clinic, Legal Training, and Nonprofit legal services programs.

·      Work with staff to develop a communication system for Wayfind staff to integrate individual responsibilities into a holistic agency-wide system.  This will include leading the work to figure out how to use our database, google calendar, google drive and other tools so that we can work efficiently as a well-informed and integrated team.

Schedule: 40 hours/week

Compensation and Benefits: $50,000-$52,000 annual salary, health insurance including vision and dental, 7 paid holidays per year, and 15 days of Paid Time Off per year.

Location:  Kent Office

Desired Qualities:

  • Committed to social justice and equity
  • Well organized
  • Detail oriented
  • Works efficiently
  • Ability to anticipate needs
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Nonprofit experience
  • Adult education experience
  • Ability to work in a busy office
  • Experience with computer applications: Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, Little Green Light Database, Mailchimp
  • 3+ years of experience working in a professional office/administrative work, nonprofit setting, program or project management and/or adult education

To apply, please send an email and resume to jodi@wayfindlegal.org by January 18, 2017.