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Welcome to Legal Aid's online recruiting center. We appreciate your interest as a prospective staff member. (If you are looking to engage as a volunteer, click here.)

Via this page you can learn more about working for one of the nation's oldest and most respected legal services organizations.

Founded in 1905, The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland is the fifth-oldest legal aid society in the world and has an illustrious history of providing high-quality legal services for indigent clients. Legal Aid serves five counties in northeast Ohio - Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake and Lorain.  Our mission is to secure justice, equity, and access to opportunity for and with people who have low incomes through passionate legal representation and advocacy for systemic change. Learn more by reviewing the highlights from our current Strategic Plan.

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Working at Legal Aid

Legal Aid offers an exceptional benefits package including:

  • Healthcare Insurance
  • Flexible Benefits Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan with up to 13% Employer Contribution
  • Financial Planning Assistance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Alternative Work Programs including flexible works hours, part-time work hours and telecommuting
  • Professional Memberships
  • Professional Development Support
  • Participation in a loan repayment assistance program

Legal Aid is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workforce and strive to create an inclusive culture. Legal Aid encourages and considers applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Legal Aid is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities to ensure full participation in the hiring process and to perform essential job functions. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for any part of the hiring process should contact Legal Aid determines reasonable accommodation for applicants on a case-by-case basis.

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