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Legal Aid of Arkansas is a public interest, not-for-profit law firm that provides free legal services in civil matters to low-income individuals. We are dedicated to helping those in need by providing equal access to justice for all. If you are interested in a career with Legal Aid of Arkansas, browse our openings and complete our online application. We’ll consider you for future opportunities.
Legal Aid of Arkansas is seeking a temporary full-time Communications Specialist based in our Rogers office to support our Beyond Opioids project. The position will initially be for four months with the possibility of extension. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to development and management of social media, website content, and other communications tools. The position will work closely with the Director of the Beyond Opioids project and other project staff.
Legal Aid VISTA members will build organization capacity and help strengthen the statewide access to justice infrastructure. Members will support resource development; plan for effective communications, outreach, and education; strengthen statewide volunteer recruitment; staff statewide taskforces; and help develop a statewide access to justice plan, assessing statewide legal needs and evaluating the effectiveness of legal interventions. The VISTA members' efforts will have measurable impacts on all four of the AmeriCorps funding priorities of economic opportunities, healthy futures, education, and veterans and military families, and members will serve alongside Legal Aid's AmeriCorps state and federal members who are providing direct services in these priority areas.
Public Service – Attorneys working for the Center for Arkansas Legal Services and Legal Aid of Arkansas have the opportunity to engage in meaningful public service work with a client population that needs and appreciates the help they receive. While not every client achieves the outcome they hope for, most appreciate the help they receive.
Professional Challenges – Legal aid attorneys have been at the forefront of significant advocacy nationwide. Arkansas legal aid attorneys are protecting the rights of tenants, shielding victims of domestic violence, and helping protect Arkansans who are low-income, elderly or have a disability from consumer scams and financial loss.
A Community of Advocates – When you work for the Center for Arkansas Legal Services or Legal Aid of Arkansas, you are a part of a national and statewide community of poverty law advocates.
Since the 1960s, legal aid attorneys have created and maintained networks for support and training. You can help make access to justice a reality for all Arkansans.
Thank you for expressing interest in a career with Legal Aid. To apply for an open position, please contact Executive Director Lee Richardson at email@example.com.
If you wish to apply for a position that is not listed, we are always accepting applications. Remember to check back often for new job postings.
Looking to volunteer? You can still make a difference for our organization by applying to be a pro bono attorney. Providing pro bono services to people of limited means can mean the difference between justice for some and justice for all. For more information on how to volunteer, please visit our Become a Pro Bono Attorney page under How To Help.