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Looking for an opportunity to use your legal skills to positively impact lives in your community? A career at MLSA is guaranteed to do just that. At MLSA, every day is different and filled with work that is both intellectually stimulating and challenging. Whether you are just starting your legal career or are a seasoned lawyer, making legal aid work part of your practice will not only allow you to grow your legal skills, but will also instill a sense of personal satisfaction from seeing the immediate results of your work in the transformed lives of clients.

Open Positions

YHDP Navigator - Helena

The Youth Homelessness Demonstration Project (YHDP) Navigator will provide project management and development for MLSA’s Youth and Young Adult (YYA) Legal Housing Project while also serving as a single point of contact for YYA who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and who are in need of legal services. The Navigator will work with a statewide network of organizations dedicated to serving homeless and at-risk YYA in order to provide these services.

Salary:  $37,000 - $44,000, DOE. MLSA offers an attractive benefits package, including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, retirement and educational loan repayment assistance.

To Apply:  Send a letter of interest, resume, and a list of three professional references by email to [email protected].

Submission Deadline: Screening of applicants will begin immediately. The priority deadline for applications is October 16, 2020, and the position will remain open until filled.

For a detailed job description and requirements, please click on the link below.

YHDP Navigator Posting 20-10-02

Human Resources Manager - Helena

The Human Resources Manager works with the Executive Director to lead and direct the routine functions of Human Resources (HR) at the Montana Legal Services Association, including, but not limited to, managing the hiring of staff, administering benefits and leave, and enforcing MLSA personnel policies and practices. Travel both in and out of Montana is required as needed.

Salary:  $55,000 - $65,000, DOE. MLSA offers an attractive benefits package, including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, retirement and educational loan repayment assistance.

To Apply:  Send a letter of interest, resume, and a list of three professional references by email to [email protected].

Submission Deadline: Screening of applicants will begin immediately. The priority deadline for applications is October 8, 2020, and the position will remain open until filled.

For a detailed job description and requirements, please click on the link below.

HR Manager Job Description 2020-09-24

Legal Assistant for Domestic Violence Practice Group - Billings

The full-time Legal Assistant will provide support for the Domestic Violence Staff Attorney and for the statewide Domestic Violence Practice Group. The Legal Assistant will also provide pro se assistance to clients. Applicants must demonstrate excellent practice skills, strong people skills, and flexibility.

Salary:  $31,000-$37,000 per year, DOE. MLSA offers an attractive benefits package, including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, retirement and educational loan repayment assistance.

To Apply:  Send a letter of interest, three professional references, and resume to [email protected]

Submission Deadline:  Screening of applications will begin immediately. The priority deadline for applications is October 8, 2020. The position will remain open until filled.

For a detailed job description and requirements, please click on the link below.

Billings DV Legal Asst 2020-09-24

Temporary Intake Specialist - Helena

This 40 hour per week position based in MLSA's Helena office is responsible for eligibility screening and referrals of clients for a statewide legal advice helpline, and may also provide telephone legal advice to clients throughout Montana. Applicants must demonstrate strong people skills and flexibility. This is a 6-month position with the possibility of transitioning to a permanent position if funding allows.

Salary:  $31,000 - $37,000/year, DOE. MLSA offers an attractive benefits package, including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, retirement and educational loan repayment assistance.

To Apply:  Send a letter of interest, three professional references, and resume to [email protected]

Submission Deadline:  Screening of applicants will begin immediately. The priority deadline for applications is October 8, 2020, and the position will remain open until filled.

For a detailed job description and requirements, please click on the link below.

Temp Intake Specialist 20-09-24

Part-time Legal Assistant - Dillon

This is an 18-hour per week position located in Dillon, MT. The legal assistant will provide support for MLSA’s Community Support Center Domestic Violence (DV) Staff Attorney and pro se assistance to clients. The assistant may work from home, with some in-office work as needed. Applicants must demonstrate excellent practice skills, strong people skills, and flexibility.

Salary:  $16.83 per hour

To Apply:  Send a letter of interest, resume, and the names of three references by email to [email protected].

Submission Deadline Screening of applicants will begin immediately. The priority deadline for applications is October 5, 2020, and the position will remain open until filled.

For a detailed job description and requirements, please click on the link below.

Dillon Legal Asst 2020-09-24

Part-time Intake Office Assistant - Helena

This is an 18-hour per week position located in MLSA’s Helena office. The schedule is flexible within normal business hours (Mon-Fri, 8-5). Specific duties include assistance entering data into a case management system, scheduling appointments, sending correspondence, scanning documents, filing and record-keeping, organizing, assisting with walk-in clients, and other duties as assigned.

Salary:  $16.83 per hour

To Apply:  Send a letter of interest, resume, and the names of three references by email to [email protected].

Submission Deadline Screening of applicants will begin immediately. The priority deadline for applications is October 8, 2020, and the position will remain open until filled.

For a detailed job description and requirements, please click on the link below.

Intake Office Asst 20-09-24

Domestic Violence & Tribal Law Staff Attorney - Helena

The Helena-based DV & Tribal Law Staff Attorney position will provide poverty law services to domestic violence victims throughout the state of Montana.  Current grant funding focuses primarily on North and Central Montana, and the Fort Belknap, Rocky Boys and Blackfeet Reservations, as well as members of the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians.

Salary:  $50,000 and up, DOE. MLSA offers an attractive benefits package, including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, retirement and educational loan repayment assistance.

To Apply:  Send a letter of interest, resume, writing sample, and list of three professional references, to [email protected]

Submission Deadline:  Screening of applicants will begin immediately and the priority deadline for applications is September 25, 2020. The position will remain open until filled.

For a detailed job description and requirements, please click on the link below.

Helena DV-Tribal Law Attorney Description 2020-09

Domestic Violence Staff Attorney - Missoula

The Missoula-based DV Staff Attorney position will provide poverty law services to domestic and sexual violence victims throughout the state of Montana. Grant funding at present concentrates services for this position in Western Montana, primarily the communities of Missoula and Hamilton, and on serving American Indians from the Blackfeet and Flathead Reservations, and members of the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians.

Salary:  $50,000 and up, DOE. MLSA offers an attractive benefits package, including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, retirement and educational loan repayment assistance.

To Apply:  Send a letter of interest, resume, writing sample, and list of three professional references, to [email protected]

Submission Deadline:  Screening of applicants will begin immediately and the priority deadline for applications is September 25, 2020. The position will remain open until filled.

For a detailed job description and requirements, please click on the link below.

Missoula DV Attorney Description 2020-09

To Apply

Email application materials to [email protected]. Screening of applications will begin immediately and the positions will remain open until filled.

MLSA is an equal opportunity employer and we consider the diversity of our staff to be vital to our organization's success. We strongly encourage and welcome people of all cultures, races, educational backgrounds, life experiences, socio-economic classes, sexual orientations, ages, genders, and physical abilities to apply.