Consumer & Employment Attorney – Richmond Office
Central Virginia Legal Aid society (CVLAS) seeks a full-time consumer law staff attorney for its Richmond office.
The person selected for this role will:
Must possess the following:
Salary range $65,000 – $85,000 depending on experience
To apply for this position, please submit a resume to Jill Pierce, Director of Human Resources, at Jill@cvlas.org. Applications for this position will be taken until the position is filled.
CVLAS is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Enroll Virginia! Navigator
Purpose: To educate people in your service area about Medicaid and Virginia Marketplace health insurance coverage options and to provide one-on-one application assistance and information to individuals and businesses seeking coverage.
∙ Develop and implement an outreach plan and application-assistance project for service area
∙ Complete required Virginia Health Benefit Exchange training and pass tests for certification.
∙ Complete Virginia-specific Medicaid and FAMIS training
∙ Assist uninsured individuals, families and small businesses with completion and submission of applications for health insurance affordability programs (Medicaid, FAMIS, private coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace).
∙ Educate the public and individuals about the health insurance affordability programs through multiple community events, local publicity, and direct communications.
∙ Develop contacts within the community to assist in promoting affordability programs to the uninsured.
∙ Develop and maintain relationships with navigators, CACs, and other assisters in the region to coordinate activities.
∙ Develop and maintain relationships with local departments of social services, schools, health departments, Chambers of Commerce, community service workers, unemployment counselors, and other potential partners to facilitate dissemination of information and assistance.
∙ Provide presentations to partners and train volunteers.
∙ Coordinate, manage, and/or assist with community outreach and enrollment events.
∙ Collect data, maintain accurate records and generate required reports on outreach activities, the number of applications submitted, the number of individuals/families/businesses enrolled, and other required data.
∙ Attend required Enroll Virginia meetings and weekly conference calls.
∙ Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
∙ Demonstrate initiative and ability to function independently
∙ Must have excellent interpersonal communication and public speaking skills.
∙ Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to focus on detailed paperwork
∙ Ability to relate to people from a variety of socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds
∙ Computer literacy (Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
∙ Must have own means of reliable transportation and ability to travel within the target region.
∙ Flexibility to work weekends and evening hours (especially during open enrollment from November 1 – January 15).
∙ Bilingual in Spanish—or at least professionally proficient in Spanish—or another language prevalent in the region.
Education and experience:
∙ Bachelor’s degree required; law degree, pertinent graduate degree, or significant experience with legal/technical aspects of health insurance eligibility preferred.
∙ One to three years of relevant experience (e.g. customer service, education, public speaking, managing details, health care.)
∙ Prior experience with private and public health insurance programs as a lawyer, paralegal, enrollment assister, outreach worker, case manager, broker, caseworker, volunteer, student or program participant
Contact our HR Director, Jill Pierce, email@example.com or Director of Healthcare Navigators, Carla Torres-Barrera, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to apply