Current Openings

We do not hire practicing attorneys for paralegal advocate and ombudsman positions. Attorneys are welcome to apply for our attorney openings only.

We are currently seeking applications for the position below.
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Vermont Legal Aid seeks an IT and Network Systems Administrator based out of our Burlington office. Applicants should have a minimum of 3 years of network and systems administration experience in a Microsoft Windows environment. The ideal candidate would have experience with Microsoft Windows Server Active Directory, Exchange, Citrix, IP telephony, local and wide area networking, server and workstation management (hardware and software), databases, as well as providing level 1 help desk support to staff. Familiarity with case management systems, social media platforms, mobile devices, cloud based services, and cybersecurity are a plus. Clear oral and written communication skills, eagerness to learn, as well as the ability to work both effectively and independently as part of a small IT team are required. Instate travel (vehicle required), some evening and/or weekend work, and the ability to occasionally lift and move up to fifty pounds is required. Salary is $47,085+ experience, plus 4 weeks paid vacation and excellent fringe benefits. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis - the position is open until filled. Please send cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to Eric Avildsen c/o Rose Wunrow as a single PDF.


Vermont Legal Aid seeks a highly-organized team player, with a desire to further our mission, for a full-time position in Burlington. Responsibilities include general office management and secretarial duties (answering phones, client contact, data entry, typing, file/document/database management), as well as supporting the work of ten attorneys and paralegals. Experience as a legal secretary or formal secretarial training is preferable. Proficiency with Microsoft Office required. Starting salary is $30,685+ DOE with excellent benefits and four weeks’ vacation. Send cover letter, resume and contact information for three references as a single PDF file with the subject line “Last Name - Burlington Support Staff Application 2018” to Eric Avildsen, Executive Director c/o Rose Wunrow. Application deadline: January 15, 2018. Click here for complete application instructions.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building cultural competency in order to effectively serve our increasingly diverse client community. We encourage applicants to share in their cover letters how they can further this goal.