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Skagit Volunteer Lawyer Program Seeks Manager
November 7, 2019 | WDA

The Skagit Volunteer Lawyer Program is a cooperative partnership between Community Action of Skagit County (Community Action) and the Skagit County Bar Association.  The Skagit Volunteer Lawyer Program (VLP) provides free, high quality, efficient and innovative civil legal assistance to low‐income people through the recruitment, training, mentoring, supervision, and support of volunteer lawyers.  The VLP relies on the participation of lawyers who volunteer their time to assist low‐income residents of Skagit County with their civil legal needs.  Pro bono services are provided through advice and brief service clinics, unbundled legal services, and full direct representation.

The Manager works under the direction of both a Steering Committee designated by the Skagit County Bar Association and the Community Services Division Director of Community Action.  The manager provides leadership in planning, developing, and implementing of the objectives of the program, and facilitates activities that ensure that the vision, mission, and initiatives of the program are effectively implemented and shared with the broader community.  The manager regularly interfaces with other programs within Community Action, as well as with external organizations as a point of contact for the program, and stays well‐informed on statewide and national equal justice related issues and advises the Steering Committee with respect to applicability in Skagit County.  This is a full‐time exempt position.

Compensation: $4,449‐$5,035.88 per month, plus benefits

To learn more, including how to apply, please click here.