VOCA Support Staff

MISSISSIPPI CENTER FOR LEGAL SERVICES (MCLSC) is seeking a

Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Support Staff

for its Jackson branch office.

TITLE:         

Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Support Staff

 RESPONSIBILITIES: 

The Support staff person is responsible to the VOCA Staff Attorney for the reception, case maintenance, call center intake and fiscal administration of the branch offices.

 Duties:  The support staff person is responsible for the following duties as assigned by the Managing Attorney of the branch office in which they work:

  • Secretarial support for Managing Attorneys and staff;
  • Maintenance and updating of cases and filing systems;
  • Part-time call center intake work;
  • Receptionist;
  • Fiscal administration of branch office client trust accounts; and
  • Other support duties and responsibilities as assigned,

QUALIFICATIONS:

High school graduate or secretarial technical school graduate and at least three years of practical experience with the following skills:

  • Skill in typing and computer operation and proofing copy; knowledge for formats for various documents;
  • Ability to organize and convey information in a concise fashion;
  • Ability to maintain or project a positive image in face-to-face conversations as well as in telephone conversations and tactfully respond to client or employee questions, suggestions, or complaints;
  • Research skills with a knowledge of procedures used to locate and obtain lost or missing forms or information and trace sources of errors; and
  • Scheduling and coordination skill in making arrangements, scheduling work, and coordinating and orchestrating activities.

SUPERVISOR: 

VOCA Staff Attorney

SALARY/FRINGE BENEFITS:

Salary depending on experience; excellent fringe benefits.

OPENING/CLOSING DATES:

Open until filled.

APPLICATION:

Send resume, writing sample, and three (3) letters of reference to:

Sam H. Buchanan, Jr., Executive Director
Mississippi Center for Legal Services Corporation
P. O. Box 1768
Hattiesburg, MS 39403
(601) 545-2950, Ext 2616

Or e-mail resume to: shbuchanan@mslegalservices.org