Employment Opportunities

Available Positions:

Please contact the Chief Financial/Human Resource Officer for a more complete job description.

Intake Counselor

Memphis Area Legal Services, Inc, seeks a bi-lingual intake counselor to screen applicants for client services and interpret for client interviews. Must be high school graduate, fluent in English and Spanish, computer literate, and able to type 45 wpm. Salary DOE, w/excel benefits and 401k. Send letter of interest, three references and resume to jperry@malsi.org . Position will be open until filled. MALS is an EOE.

Staff Attorney – AG

Memphis Area Legal Services, Inc. seeks staff attorney to provide legal representation and advice to eligible clients, with an emphasis on housing, mortgages and real estate law.  Licensed in Tennessee, with 3- 5 years’ litigation experience preferred.  Salary DOE w/excellent benefits, including 40l (K).  Send a letter of interest, with resume and writing sample listing three professional references to jperry@malsi.org.  MALS is an E.O.E


Memphis Area Legal Services, Inc. seeks a receptionist for its main switchboard. Responsible for answering telephone lines and appropriately directing all incoming calls, recording and promptly relaying messages, greeting and assisting clients, applicants and other visitors, handling incoming and outgoing mail distribution and performing data entry, word processing and other clerical tasks as assigned. High School Diploma or equivalent required. Training in business or secretarial field with bi-lingual ability preferred and one to two years’ experience working in legal or business office. Must be computer literate. If you meet criteria, you are encouraged to apply by submitting a letter of interest and resume to jperry@malsi.org.  MALS is an E.O.E

Staff Attorney

Memphis Area Legal Services, Inc. seeks staff attorney to provide legal representation and advice to eligible clients in low income tax matters. Ability to work independently, computer literate, and bilingual is a plus.  Licensed in TN preferred.  Salary D.O. E. w/excellent benefits, including 401(k).  Submit letter of interest, salary expectation, resume, writing sample, and three professional references to jperry@malsi.org. This is a grant funded position.  MALS is an E.O.E

Executive Assistant

MALS seeks an Executive Assistant with the ability to multi-task, work in fast-paced environment; coordinate and plan meetings; handle financial record keeping; and have aptitude for donor software. Must have excellent computer skills in Microsoft Word and EXCEL; excellent writing, editing and verbal communication also required.  A college or associate degree is preferred with five years’ experience in similar or related capacity.  A full job description may be requested.  Don’t apply unless skills match requirements.  Send a letter of interest with three professional references and salary request to jperry@malsi.org.  MALS is an E.O.E.

Development Professional

MALS seeks an experienced development professional with proven ability to solicit funds and steward major gifts from individuals, corporations and foundations is needed. Marketing and/or Public Relations experience is a real plus. Individual will be responsible for annual  fundraising campaign, managing special events and working with a volunteer board  to solidify efforts in legal community and expand reach in  the broader community. Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree with minimum of 3 years’ experience in development, preferably in nonprofit setting;  excellent verbal and writing skills in addition to strong contact follow –up, organization, planning and time management skills. Ability to work independently and be a team player is key. Applicants must have a proven track record of success in fundraising, high energy, passion for the mission, computer literate and able to provide independent transportation.  Individuals who do not meet minimum qualifications need not apply. Excellent benefits, including 401(k) retirement plan.  Salary D.O.E.  Send letter of interest, resume, three professional references and a germaine writing sample to jperry@malsi.org.  MALS is an E.O.E.

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