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2 Full Time Positions Available at Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid

2 Full Time Positions Available at Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid

MINNESOTA – LEGAL ASSISTANT

HOUSING UNIT

 

POSITION:  Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid (Legal Aid) seeks two full-time legal assistants to assist representation of housing unit tenants in its Minneapolis office.  Legal Aid provides legal representation to clients with low incomes, clients with disabilities, and seniors - supported by funding from the State of Minnesota, the federal government, local governments, the United Way, foundations, local law firms and corporations, etc.  Legal Aid enjoys a good rapport with, and strong support from the organized bar.  Legal Aid does not receive funds from the Legal Services Corporation.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Responsibilities include support of attorneys in litigation, interaction with clients, and case investigation.  The successful applicant will help attorneys prepare for hearings and trials, obtain and manage case information, and work directly with clients.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in and commitment to the needs of low-income/vulnerable clients.  Applicants must have excellent written and oral communication skills, high self-motivation, and the ability to work well under pressure.  Proficiency using Microsoft Windows and Office is required.  Legal training, knowledge of community resources, experience with case management software, experience with diverse populations are helpful.  Proficiency in a second language is a plus, specifically Spanish, Somali, Arabic, Oromo, or Hmong.

 

SALARY:  Full-time starting salary for the positions is $32,088 to $37,776, depending on experience.  Benefits include vacation, sick leave, family medical, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance.

 

STARTING DATE:  As soon as possible after positions are filled. 

 

APPLICATIONS:  Submit cover letter, resume, three job-related references, and a writing sample online at:  www.mylegalaid.org/jobs by Monday, February 12, 2018, or until position is filled.

 

No calls please.

 

Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Grower Gathering

Grower Gathering

Northside Fresh Coalition is a network of individuals and organizations that facilitate collaboration and collective voice to strengthen the food system in North Minneapolis. They invite all growers, big and small, to gather and discuss their needs and dreams with the goal of determining how they can best support each other. Whether you grow for your family or sell to markets, they want to nurture your growth and a network of supportive growers! Food will be provided.

For more info or questions contact Melanie at melanie@afcmn.org

1007 W Broadway Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55411

District 3 Community Meeting January 30th, 2018

If you live between Plymouth Ave & Golden Valley Road, and Xerxes Ave N & Thomas Ave - you live in District 3!

As we consider the future of our neighborhood, we at Northside Residents Redevelopment Council (NRRC) would like to connect with you to discuss what our community has accomplished and your vision for District 3. 

Please join us & your District 3 neighbors for a community building conversation and refreshments  January 30th, 2018 from 6:30-7:30 PM at UROC (2001 Plymouth Ave)

NRRC Board Meeting Rescheduled from tonight to the Monday the 29th due to weather

NRRC's Monthly Board Meeting for Monday, January 22nd is canceled due to the weather and driving conditions on the roads.

 

Please Join NRRC for our monthly board meeting

Monday, January 29th, 2018

from 6:30-7:30 at UROC (2001 Plymouth Ave).

This will be an opportunity for community members to learn about what’s going on with NRRC in your community.

We hope to see you there!

Hennepin County Child Well-Being Community Forum

Hennepin County Child Well-Being Community Forum

Hennepin County's Children and Family Services invites you and families you serve to the first of six community forums. The forums are designed to start the conversation about how Hennepin County and communities can work better together with supporting families and children. The forums are for any person or entity that has responsibility for children, including parents, schools, health care providers, child care, foster parents, relatives and community agency providers.  
 

Please join us on Thursday, January 25, 2018, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
at UROC (Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center),
2001 Plymouth Avenue North, Minneapolis.

If you are a resident of a Khan Property please note there has been a change in managment

If you are a resident of a Khan Property please note there has been a change in managment

If you are a resident of Khan Property or know someone who is,
please note there has been a change in management.

Urban Homeworks has been appointed by the City of Minneapolis to assist Kahn property residents with all of their living needs including forgiveness of past due balances, security in housing, maintenance and much much more.  Please see the link below for more information:


Urban Homeworks has been appointed by The City of Minneapolis to assist residents with all of their living needs including forgiveness of past due balances, security in housing, maintenance and much much more. 

The addresses below are properties Mahmood Kahn owned in the NRRC zone:

1204 KNOX AVE N

1237 KNOX AVE N

1001 LOGAN AVE N

2123 OLIVER AVE N

2008 21ST AVE N

1714 OLIVER AVE N

1827 OLIVER AVE N

2007 RUSSELL AVE N

2126 QUEEN AVE N

1611 SHERIDAN AVE N

819 SHERIDAN AVE N

Further resources for Kahn Properties residents:
Finding new housing: 
Xavier Matos with Community Action Partnership at 952-999-4439
Legal Assistance: 
Legal Aid at 612-334-5970
HOME Line at 612-728-5767
Volunteer Lawyer Network at 612-752-6677