RIVERSIDE LEGAL AID SEEKING EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Riverside Legal Aid, a dba of the Public Service Law Corporation of the Riverside County Bar Association, is seeking an Executive Director to work in an exciting, growing program with an engaged, supportive Board of Directors.

 

With offices in Riverside and Indio, RLA has been providing free civil legal services since 1982 to qualified low-income clients in family law, guardianships, conservatorships, unlawful detainers, probate, bankruptcy, consumer issues, and other state and federal civil matters.

 

The Executive Director, under the general supervision and guidance of RLA’s Board of Directors,

  • Is responsible for the overall leadership and day-to-day management of the organization to ensure delivery of the highest quality of legal services while safeguarding its financial stability
  • Develops and administers programs, including partnerships with Federal District and Bankruptcy Courts, State Courts and other legal services providers
  • Is responsible for developing and diversifying revenue, including IOLTA and Equal Access funding; public, private and foundation grants; fundraising and donations
  • Is responsible for an approximately $600,000+ budget and contract/grant compliance
  • Is the face of the organization at public events
  • Recruits and manages staff as well as contract and volunteer attorneys and paralegals

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Active membership in good standing in the State Bar of California
  • Public interest legal experience and demonstrated commitment to equal access to justice
  • Significant management and supervision experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and perform multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail
  • Experience in working with boards
  • Experience in budgeting for an organization
  • Experience in fundraising and/or grant-writing
  • Fluency in Spanish desired

 

Compensation

Salary range is negotiable as are benefits.

 

To apply, please send resume and references to:

Diane C. Roth, President

Riverside Legal Aid

4129 Main St., Suite 101

Riverside, CA 92501

Or email

droth@riversidelegalaid.org

Executive Director
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