Philadelphia VIP, the hub of pro bono in Philadelphia, recruits, trains, and supports volunteer attorneys who provide free legal services to low-income clients.
POSITION SUMMARY: Philadelphia VIP seeks a goal-oriented team player to lead VIP’s LawWorks project, which matches small businesses and nonprofits with volunteer attorneys who provide pro bono legal advice and transactional representation. Working under the supervision of the Managing Attorney, the Community Economic Development Coordinator is charged with shepherding and expanding the LawWorks project, and will focus on relationship building with community partners. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with excellent oral and written communication skills, who is closely attentive to detail, embraces technology, and has a track record of managing multiple deadlines for high-profile events and projects. The candidate should care deeply about access to justice for underserved communities, value volunteerism, and enjoy working on a close-knit team in a fast-paced office. VIP values a diverse work environment and strongly encourages people of color, people who identify as LGBTQ, and people with disabilities to apply. This position is exempt with generous employee benefits and a great team atmosphere. Occasional evening work is required.