Michigan Statewide Advocacy Services - Bilingual Receptionist & Administrative Assistant

Date Posted: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 3:45pm

POSITION: Michigan Statewide Advocacy Services (MSAS) is seeking a full-time bilingual (Spanish/English) receptionist and administrative assistant to provide reception and administrative support for our office in downtown Ypsilanti.  The person filling this position will:

  • greet and handle inquiries from our clients and the general public, both in-person and on the phone
  • engage in general clerical tasks (copying, filing)
  • provide interpretation/translation assistance, when needed to support existing bilingual staff and law clerks

DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM: MSAS is a non-profit organization that provides legal information, support, and advocacy for low-income and vulnerable individuals and families and their advocates throughout Michigan. Our component programs serve immigrants, survivors of domestic abuse, older adults, crime victims, and people in long term care.  MSAS is part of the Michigan Advocacy Program.  Visit miadvocacy.org for more information.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must possess strong communication and organizational skills, including fluency in Spanish and English, have familiarity with Microsoft Office and Google applications, and commit to maintaining confidentiality of client information.  Because of the populations we serve, and because the receptionist will be the public face of our organization, the ideal applicant will exhibit patience, empathy, sensitivity, and a commitment to serving low-income and vulnerable people.

COMPENSATION:  Salary is from $30,000 depending on experience and includes excellent benefits.

TO APPLY:  Submit your resume and cover letter by email with “Receptionist” in the subject line to jobs@lsscm.org.

The position is open until filled; applications received by May 21, 2019, will receive priority.

Michigan Statewide Advocacy Services is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.