Receptionist

Locations: Monroe

Department: Administration

Work Status: Full-Time

Overview

Acadiana Legal Service Corporation (ALSC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is “to provide exceptional civil legal services by advocating for fairness, protection, and justice for our disadvantaged client community.” ALSC is committed to improving the lives of marginalized low-income and elderly clients with civil legal matters throughout our service area, covering 42 parishes in north, central, and southwest Louisiana. ALSC focuses on various civil law issues including Family Law, Child in Need of Care, Disaster Recovery, Domestic Violence, Public Benefits, Elder Law, Successions, Housing, and Consumer Law. ALSC respects the values, worth, and dignity of all individuals. We foster compassion and encourage innovation, accountable stewardship, and integrity. With over 100 employees in seven offices across Louisiana, we are dedicated to seeking equal legal justice for all.

Nature of Work

This position is to stay focused on the traffic in the lobby. It is important that applicants, clients and guest are acknowledged when they enter the building. The receptionist will have to maintain incoming calls and will be assigned other duties by the Office Manager.

General Responsibilities

Duties may include and are not limited to:

  • Answering the telephone and transferring to appropriate staff members
  • Greeting applicants, clients, and guest as they enter the building
  • Supplies basic introductory material to persons inquiring regarding the operations of Acadiana Legal Service Corporation
  • Typing letters, memos, and forms
  • File materials such as: telephone logs, daily absence reports, and related office correspondence
  • Complete coping assignments as instructed
  • Performs other minor office duties in assistance to the staff as assigned

Necessary Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

  • Ability to exercise discretion, on and off duty, in protecting the confidential and personal nature of information obtained in work performance
  • General knowledge of secretarial procedures and practices
  • Accuracy in English, spelling, arithmetic, and vocabulary usage
  • General knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, systems, and equipment
  • Initiative to complete routine tasks with little supervision
  • Ability to type 45 correct wpm; file alphabetically and numerically
  • Ability to display a cooperative and positive attitude in the work environment
  • A concern for the legal problems of persons of low-economic means

Minimum Qualifications

  • This position requires a High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment

Salary and Benefits

Salary starts at $23,526.00.

Benefits

  • 403(b) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
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When you apply to join ALSC, We will collect personal data about you, such as what you include on your resume or application.  We use this information to evaluate you throughout the recruitment process and it is only shared internally.  We may also use the personal data you provide to evaluate you for other opportunities with ALSC.

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