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Catholic Community Services
Salt Lake City, UT
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Catholic Community Services
Salt Lake City, Utah
8 days ago


Location: Catholic Community Services of Utah, 224 North 2200 West, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84116

Status: Full-time, Non-exempt, with full benefits

Hiring Range: $19.50-$21.50/hr DOE

Catholic Community Services of Utah provides help and creates hope for thousands of people of all beliefs who are most in need in our community through Migration and Refugee Services and Basic Needs Programs.

CCS offers an outstanding benefits package including group health and dental insurance for employees working 30+ hours per week, 401a and 403b retirement plans, life insurance, and a generous PTO/holiday schedule.

Job Description:

The Immigration Program offers legal services to immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers. The Assistant will provide clerical support to the Immigration Program and often work directly with clients at the direction of and with the supervision of legal staff

Responsibilities include:

  1. Responsible for many clerical duties including maintenance of client files (digital files and physical files), scheduling appointments, communicating with clients and taking messages for legal staff via email and phone.
  2. Performs paralegal duties under the supervision of legal staff. These duties include meeting with clients directly to collect documents and client information to input into legal forms, collecting client responses to questionnaires, and mailing applications.
  3. Communicates clearly with clients and community partners about eligibility for CCS Immigration Program services.
  4. Coordinates with MRS case management staff to help clients reach milestones and objectives.
  5. Documents all case work in the client's file or the electronic filing system.
  6. Offers interpretation and translation services as necessary.
  7. Maintains strict attorney/client confidentiality.

Work Environment - inside/outside, office, warehouse, noise, temperature, etc.

  1. This position is in a professional office environment using standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.
  2. Some local travel is required.

Physical Demands - including bending, sitting, lifting, and driving

  1. This is largely a sedentary role and applicants must have the capacity to perform several hours of data entry without restriction. The position also requires the filing of documents and applicants should have the ability to lift file boxes (weight between 25-45 pounds), open filing cabinets, kneel, bend, reach or stand as necessary.
  2. This role includes driving locally.

Skills, knowledge, and abilities:

  1. Works independently in a safe and professional manner.
  2. Demonstrates both problem solving and problem prevention skills.
  3. Displays sensitivity to the needs of clients, clients' families, visitors, co-workers, volunteers, and other people with whom the employee may interact.
  4. Recognizes time as a valuable resource and responds promptly to the needs of clients, and co-workers.
  5. Adheres to the deadlines of CCS and other agencies.
  6. Consistently performs work assignments in a time-efficient manner.
  7. Proficiency in English oral and written communication.
  8. Must maintain confidentiality regarding clients.
  9. High-level proficiency in computer skills to maintain digital files and databases, spreadsheets, scheduling, email, and Office 365 program.
  10. Attention to detail and accuracy.
  11. Personal qualities of openness and respect for co-workers and clients, with compassion and graciousness in helping clients to assess and face their situations and to accept acceptance.
  12. Language proficiency in Spanish.

Education, training, or experience:  

  1. Paralegal certification or bachelor's degree.
  2. Efficient keyboarding and data entry skills are required.
  3. Experience working in refugee case management, or a law office preferred.

Background Screen/BCI requirement

  1. Must be able to pass a national BCI/FBI background check.

Licenses, certifications, and credentials

  1. Current Utah driver's license, proof of auto insurance, 21 years of age or older, a clean driving record, and ability to meet CCS vehicle safety and auto insurance requirements. Position status and expected schedule

Position status and expected schedule

  1. This is a full-time position (40 hours a week) and non-exempt position.
  2. Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: This job description lists typical examples of work and is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to a position. The employer reserves the right to change or assign other duties to this position. CCS is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply: Please go to the company website: and apply under the employment tab.

Position closes: Open until filled

Requisition #: 22.03.08

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 63228935
  • Location:
    Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Position Title: Legal Assistant - Spanish Speaking
  • Company Name For Job: Catholic Community Services
  • Role: Admin/Clerical/Secretarial
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Salary: $19.50 - $21.50 (Hourly Wage)
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