Pisgah Legal Services is seeking a full-time Legal Assistant/Screener to support our Medical Legal Partnership (MLP) Program and other PLS programs as needed. The purpose of the MLP Program is to improve health and well-being for low-income people by integrating legal advocacy with health care. PLS provides legal assistance to low-income patients to address non-medical barriers to health.
Passion for promoting justice and overcoming barriers facing low-income people, being a creative and zealous staff member and a team-player, and a demonstrated commitment to achieving lasting results for clients and low-income communities are all important. By ensuring that the lowest-income people in Western North Carolina have access to full health services we will increase opportunities for positive health outcomes at the individual and community levels. This position will initially be stationed at the WNCCHS Biltmore Ave location in Asheville with some time spent working remotely. The position is expected to be fully in person in the future and location may be subject to change as organizational needs arise.
For more information about this position and how to apply, click here. Salary ranges from $34,515 – $52,252/year, depending on experience. PLS salary scale is predetermined based on the years of relative professional work experience that qualify for this position to ensure equity in pay. Pisgah Legal Services is a Living Wage Certified Employer in 18 WNC counties.
The deadline to apply is July 31, 2022.