This position is perfect for someone who wants to help grow a mission-driven organization, which works to link low-income indivuals to critical legal services. The SCBA VLP will be accepting applications until July 27, 2018. If interested, please submit a letter of interest addressing how your expertise will be of benefit to the organization & your salary requirements, resume, and writing sample to ExecDir@SpokaneBar.org with the subject line My VLP Application.

Position Summary:
The Program Coordinator is responsible for providing public relations, recruitment and management of volunteers, ensuring clients have easy access to legal services, and fundraising for the Spokane County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Program.

The Program Coordinator works closely with the Standing Advisory Committee, the Spokane County Bar Association, volunteer attorneys, and agencies serving low-income individuals, other legal service providers and other individuals or organizations to deliver legal services in the communities.

Duties and Responsibilities:
 Develops and follows a public relations and marketing plan based upon stakeholder input and research
 Writes articles for publications and issues press releases
 Manages social media and web page content
 Learns and acts upon the emerging legal needs for community members
 Develops and maintains relationships with key partners and seeks to create more partnerships
 Utilizes legal database to measure outcomes for the program. Assists with dissemination of outcomes to major funders and community-at-large.
 Secures funding through donors, fundraising events, grant writing, and major gifts
 Assist in the development of legal access curriculum
 Recruits and maintains volunteer attorneys for client referrals and clinics
 Trains intake and clinic volunteers
 Brings forth issues related to existing policies and new programs to the Executive Director
 Works with Director of Legal Programs and the Executive Director in a leadership role
 Coordinates and assists with the planning and execution of fundraising activities and events

Secondary Responsibilities
 Attends community events, meetings, and trainings
 Creates and maintains collateral materials
 Maintains contact information and files for all areas of responsibility
 Assists in reviewing the annual budget
 Applies for internship programs to gain needed staff
 Updates forms as needed
 Orders supplies as needed
 Performs other duties as assigned

Position Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:
 Bachelor’s Degree required
 Minimum of two years’ experience in public relations, grant writing, and/or fund raising preferred. Prior experience within a non-profit organization is a plus.
 Experience working with the public in a service capacity
 Ability to speak other languages a plus
 Experience working within the legal community is preferred but not necessary
 Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills
 Strong interpersonal skills a must
 Proficient in use of Microsoft Office products
 Capable working in a fast-paced, busy environment

SCBA VLP is an AA/EOE/Vets/Disabled