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Career Opportunity Details

Location: Peoria
Hours: full-time

The Peoria office of Prairie State Legal Services, Inc. is seeking a full-time Secretary/Receptionist. Prairie State is a not-for-profit law firm that provides free civil legal services to low-income individuals and seniors.

Job Description

The Secretary/Receptionist will participate in a full range of office duties in a fast paced environment.  These duties include, but are not limited to, answering the phone, interacting with clients, filing, typing, photocopying, running errands, assisting with fundraising, and other general office tasks including serving as the office contact for interns and volunteers, working closely with the firm’s IT personnel to maintain office computers, and ordering office supplies.


Interest in and commitment to assisting low-income individuals in the resolution of their legal problems is necessary.  Successful candidate must possess a strong work ethic and organizational skills, as well as proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, and must enjoy working with people in a fast paced office.  Legal experience and Spanish-speaking preferred.  Pay depending on experience.

No phone calls please.  Please send cover letter, resume, and list of references to Denise E. Conklin, Managing Attorney, Prairie State Legal Services, Inc., at 331 Fulton St., Suite 600, Peoria, IL 61602 or via fax at (309) 674-3802.  Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Prairie State Legal Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 

Please send resumes by April 20, 2018.

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